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Compact Environmental Anomaly Sensor (CEASE) Flight Integration Support Contract
Final rept. 15 Apr 1996-1 Jan 2001
AMPTEK INC BEDFORD MA
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This document is the Final Report for the Compact Environmental Anomaly Sensor CEASE Flight Support Program carried out by Amptek, Inc. under Air Force contract F19628-96-C-0063. The goal of this program was to support the flight code development, functional testing, environmental testing, calibration spacecraft integration, and initial on-orbit checkout of the CEASE SN 001 and SN 002 instruments These instruments were built by Amptek, Inc. under the Air Force contract F19628-90-C-0159. The basic instrument descriptions can be found in the final report for the previous contact. Under the current contract, Amptek Inc, supported the successful spacecraft specific design work, final calibration, and the delivery, integration, and launch of two CEASE instruments - SN 001 onto the Space Test Research Vehicle 1c STRV-1c spacecraft and SN 002 onto the Tri-Service Experiments TSX-5 spacecraft. This report documents the work conducted by Amptek on these CEASE flight units and an accompanying engineering unit, under the current contract.
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