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Space optics contributions by the College of Optical Sciences over the past 50 years

Breckinridge, James B. and Smith, Peter (2014) Space optics contributions by the College of Optical Sciences over the past 50 years. In: Fifty Years of Optical Sciences at the Universe of Arizona. Proceedings of the SPIE. No.9186. SPIE , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 918606. ISBN 978-1-62841-213-0.

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We present a review of the contributions by students, staff, faculty and alumni to the Nation’s space program over the past 50 years. The balloon polariscope led the way to future space optics missions. The missions Pioneer Venus (large probe solar flux radiometer), Pioneer 10/11 (imaging photopolarimeter) to Jupiter and Saturn, Hubble Space Telescope (HST), and next generation large aperture space telescopes are discussed.

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Additional Information:© 2014 SPIE. Date Published: 20 October 2014.
Subject Keywords:Pioneer 10/11, Imaging, Photopolarimetry, Pioneer Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, Radiometry, balloon polariscope and space telescopes
Series Name:Proceedings of the SPIE
Issue or Number:9186
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