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Design and Performance Measurement of the Mercury Laser AltimeterWe report the design and test results of the Mercury Laser Altimeter on MESSENGER mission to be launched in May 2004. The altimeter will provide planet surface topography measurements via laser pulse time of flight.
Document ID
20040079816
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Authors
Sun, Xiao-Li (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Cavanaugh, John F. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Smith, James C. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Bartels, Arlin E. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2004
Subject Category
Instrumentation and Photography
Meeting Information
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optical International Quantum Electronics(San Francisco, CA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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