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  The Satellite:

Virtual tour:
Take a virtual tour of this sophisticated spacecraft. Click on individual components for descriptions.

Specifications:
Specifications of the spacecraft, including masses, lifetime, battery type and life, communications, stabilization, pointing accuracy, etc.

Instruments:
Technical information concerning four main components of the TERRIERS satellite: GISSMO, TESS, the Photometers and the Radio Beacon.

Clean Room:
This sterile environment on the 5th floor of the College of Arts and Sciences building on campus was the satellite's home for 3 years during development, construction and testing.

Clean Room Video:   
(You need the free RealPlayer.)
A cleanroom is a controlled environment for building and testing a satellite. This video describes why such an arrangement is necessary.

Make your own satellite:
Follow the instructions to print, cut and glue together a model of the TERRIERS satellite. (The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.)

 
 
26 May 1999
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