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Offline cape51

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HST and remote sensing applications
« on: 06/08/2008 01:11 PM »
Hey everyone,

For one of my Master's papers I have to write a report on the HST and how it relates to remote sensing applications.  I was wondering if anyone had some documentation and/or worked on the program that I could extract some info.  I would like to do an e-mail interview of anyone that has experience on the program.

I looked for data on the site and only came accross a document that was sort of a catch all for all servicing missions.

please help!

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Offline Jim

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Re: HST and remote sensing applications
« Reply #1 on: 06/08/2008 02:08 PM »
I hope you don't mean earth remote sensing

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Re: HST and remote sensing applications
« Reply #2 on: 06/10/2008 10:12 AM »
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Re: HST and remote sensing applications
« Reply #3 on: 06/10/2008 03:02 PM »
I hope you don't mean earth remote sensing

Isn't the Hubble mirror roughly analogous to the KH11 mirror? Or, are you saying that the instrumentation wouldn't make it suitable for looking at the ground.

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Re: HST and remote sensing applications
« Reply #4 on: 06/10/2008 04:09 PM »
The focal length of the repaired HST is wrong for earth remote sensing.  Some have said that the focal length of the HST before the repair was the same as a KH-11.  But let's not go down that path on NSF.
« Last Edit: 06/10/2008 04:10 PM by Antares »
If I like something on NSF, it's probably because I know it to be accurate.  Every once in a while, it's just something I agree with.  Facts generally receive the former.

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Re: HST and remote sensing applications
« Reply #5 on: 06/10/2008 04:45 PM »
I hope you don't mean earth remote sensing

Isn't the Hubble mirror roughly analogous to the KH11 mirror? Or, are you saying that the instrumentation wouldn't make it suitable for looking at the ground.

The spacecraft isn't suitable for looking at the ground.  It can't rotate quick enough.

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