Accession Number : ADA189688

Title :   MAXIE 1: Program Report for 1 October-31 December 1987.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept.,

Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC PALO ALTO CA PALO ALTO RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Imhof, William L. ; Voss, Henry D. ; Chinn, Victor

Report Date : 17 DEC 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The satellite flight of the MAXIE-1 (Magnetospheric Atmospheric X-ray Imaging Experiment) instrument is being implemented under ONR (the Office of Naval Research) sponsorship. The MAXIE-1 instrument is being developed as a joint activity of Lockheed, the Aerospace Corporation, and the University of Bergen; much of the Lockheed development has been done under the Independent Research Program. Under ONR sponsorship that institution is responsible for managing the program, for providing spacecraft interface requirements, for providing interface activities undertaken in the last three months. Interactions have continued with co-investigators at the Aerospace Corp. and at the University of Bergen. NASTRAN model calculations, thermal analyses and an updated MAXIE assembly drawing and other drawings have been provided to RCA. Keywords include: Satellite flight, and X-ray imaging.

Descriptors :   *X RAY ASTRONOMY, *SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, FLIGHT, IMAGES, INTERFACES, MODELS, REQUIREMENTS, SPACECRAFT, THERMAL ANALYSIS, X RAYS.

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE