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Midcourse Space Experiment: Technology
Volume 17, Number 2 (April–June 1996)

This issue of the Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, the second issue describing the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) Midcourse Space Experiment (MSX), focuses on the technology used to implement the MSX Spacecraft Observatory.

Midcourse Space Experiment: Guest Editor's Introduction

M. R. Peterson

The MSX Tracking, Attitude, and UVISI Processors

L. J. Frank, C. B. Hersman, S. P. Williams, and R. F. Conde

The MSX Command and Data Handling System

D. D. Stott, R. K. Burek, P. Eisenreich, J. E. Kroutil, P. D. Schwartz, and G. F. Sweitzer

MSX Attitude Determination and Control Hardware

F. F. Mobley, W. E. Radford, and L. R. Kennedy

A Testbed for the MSX Attitude and Tracking Processors

D. S. Wilson

MSX Ground Operations

J. F. Smola, M. H. Barbagallo, J. H. Cranmer, C. C. DeBoy, M. J. Harold, J. A. Krein, H. M. Kreitz, Jr., A. C. Sadilek, and H. K. Utterback

The MSX Performance Assurance Program

M. E. Goss

The UVISI Instrument

K. J. Heffernan, J. E. Heiss, J. D. Boldt, E. H. Darlington, K. Peacock, T. J. Harris, and M. J. Mayr

The Spatial Infrared Imaging Telescope III

B. Y. Bartschi, D. E. Morse, and T. L. Woolston

The Space-Based Visible Sensor

D. C. Harrison and J. C. Chow

Technology Demonstration by the Onboard Signal and Data Processor

C. G. Pfeiffer and B. L. Masson

MSX Reference Objects

S. V. Burdick, J. Chalupa, C. L. Hamilton, T. L. Murdock, and R. Russell

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