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SAS stands for Solar Aspect Sensor

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Aerobee Rocket A35.191-4. The on-board attitude measuring systems consisting of a star mapper, rate integrating gyro, solar aspect sensor...
comprising a scalar magnetometer with bias coil and a solar aspect sensor for determining vehicle attitude, was launched via a Nike-Apache sounding rocket from...
solar aspect sensor antennas real-time antenna solar proton sensors active thermal controller louvers antenna panels x)lar panel deployment actuator a)mmano and
The GCA solar aspect sensor was included in the payload to enable the attitude of the payload with respect to the solar vector to be determined.
The instrumentation included solar aspect sensor, magnetometer, accelerometer, vibrometer, conmutator, calibrator, pressure transducer, VCO's, dc motor...
SAS - Solar Aspect Sensor SOCC - Satellite Operations and Control Center (NOAA) SWICS - shortwave internal calibration source TDRSS - Tracking and Data Relay...
(Non-Spin type Solar Aspect Sensor) and the others are two sets of UFSS (Ultra Fine Sun Sensor). NSAS is providing a pointing accuracy of 0.05º...
solar aspect sensor. 12 erbe solar monitor schematic diagram. 13 erbe solar monitor detection unit. 14. 15 erbs/erbe solar monitor total solar irradiance (tsi)
A new attitude control system (ACS) uses torque coils, a solar aspect sensor and the magnetometers to de-tumble the 3u CINEMA spacecraft...
The satellite carried a solar aspect sensor that determined the angle between the satellite-Sun line and the satellite spin axis to within 7.5 degrees.
and coaligned with the solar monitor. The solar aspect sensor is used to determine the solar pointing angle which is necessary for calibration. 24 / SPIE Vol. 1938
solar aspect sensor is re-orientated and the vehicle, itself torqued to a new predetermined orientatim to start the zodiacal scan.2 A two
This requirement dictated the invention of a solar aspect sensor (SAS), which consists of three simple lenses forming solar images on three linear CCDs...
A digital solar-aspect sensor for spinning spacecraft was developed and prequalified. The principles of operation and details of the optical, electronic, and...
Nanosat Prototype Electronics; Solar Aspect Sensor Two small slit sensors are mounted externally (presumably on the same facet as the magnetometer boom).
power system voltages, currents, etc. A digital solar aspect sensor measured the spin period and phase, digitized to 0.041 s...
The Solar Aspect Sensor from RHESSI serendipitously is giving excellent data on the shape of the Sun. In essence, this is the original Dicke oblateness measurement...
The solar aspect sensor was a vacuum photocell behind a specially designed aperture and was designed to measure the angle between the sun and the satellite's...
Attitude and temperature sensors; Albus J S 1961 Digital Solar Aspect Sensor NASA TN-D-1062. Bartey W C, McCracken K G and Rao U R 1967IEEE Tran. Aerosp.
In 1962 he received the highest NASA cash award granted to that time for the invention of the Digital Solar Aspect Sensor. [1]
ORS 4 (Octahedral Research Satellite 4); The satellite carried a solar aspect sensor that determined the angle between the satellite-sun line and the satellite...
Explorer 12 was instrumented to measure cosmic-ray particles, trapped particles; A digital solar aspect sensor measured the spin period and phase...
Astrid was piggyback launched with the Russian Tsikada navigation satellite and FAISAT; A flux-gate magnetometer and solar aspect sensor provide attitude sensing.
from on board and telemeter the measurements to ground receiving stations have been developed. Two of these devices, a solar aspect sensor and an...
Abstract: The solar aspect sensor described herein performs the analog-to-digital conversion of data optically. To accomplish this, it uses a binary "Gray code" light...
The solar aspect sensor performs the analog-todigital conversion of data optically. To accomplish this, it uses a binary Gray code light mask to produce a digital...
Solar Aspect Sensor. NSSDC ID: 1962-051A-06 Mission Name: Explorer 14 Principal Investigator: Mr. James S. Albus. Description. Discipline. Additional Information.
The solar aspect sensor described herein performs the analog-to-digital conversion of data optically. To accomplish this, it uses a binary "Gray code" light mask to...
Abstract A digital solar-aspect sensor for spinning spacecraft was developed and prequalified. The principles of operation and details of the optical, electronic, and...
The development of a digital solar aspect sensor with a resolution of approximately 14 arc-seconds is discussed.
Get this from a library! A digital solar aspect sensor for spinning spacecraft. [B Morgenstern; B Söderholm]