NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology Follow this link to skip to the main content

BEACON eSpace at Jet Propulsion Laboratory >
JPL Technical Report Server >
JPL TRS 1992+ >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/34759

Title: A Deep Space Optical Communications Demonstration with the Galileo Spacecraft on its Way to Jupiter (abstract)
Authors: Wilson, K. E.
Lesh, J. R.
Yan, T-Y.
Issue Date: 20-Jan-1993
Citation: Los Angeles, CA
Abstract: The GOPEX (Galileo Optical communications from an Earth-based transmitter) demonstration was performed from transmitter sites at Table Mountain Observatory, CA and Starfire Optical Range, NM. The experiment was done over an eight day period, December 9 through December 16 as Galileo receded from Earth on its way to Jupiter. At a range of 6 million kilometers (15 times the Earth-Moon distance), the transmission from Table Mountain Observatory eight days after Earth-flyby represents the longest range for laser transmission and detection.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/34759
Appears in Collections:JPL TRS 1992+

Files in This Item:

File SizeFormat
93-0108.pdf8.55 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, but are furnished with U.S. government purpose use rights.

 

Privacy/Copyright Image Policy Beacon Home Contact Us
NASA Home Page + Div 27
+ JPL Space
Site last updated on November 15, 2012.
If you have any comments or suggestions for this web site, please e-mail Alexander Smith or call 4-4202.