On-Orbit Support of DARPA-301 Payload.
LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC PALO ALTO CA PALO ALTO RESEARCH LAB
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This report covers the DARPA-301 payload on the P78-1 satellite. Until the middle of September 1985 several high-sensitivity gamma-ray detectors continued to perform well and were completely capable of fulfilling the mission objectives. These objectives were A Provide the technical planning and liaison with the Air Force Satellite Control Facility and other government agencies as required for the on-orbit satellite support of the DARPA-301 payload B Assess the on-orbit operation and quality of data from the DARPA-301 payload on the P78-1 satellite C Provide support, including quick-look analysis and interactions with the Air Force Satellite Control Facility, for a regional event and D Perform regular analyses of the on-orbit data to maintain updated evaluations of the sensitivities and optimum configurations of the payload for mapping gamma-ray sources. Keywords Space missions Flight data tapes and Electrical configurations.
- Unmanned Spacecraft