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Terrestrial Planet Finder coronagraph status and enabling technologiesThe goal of the Terrestrial Planet Finder Project Mission is to find life-bearing planets around nearby stars. Two types of instruments are competing for flight in 2015: a visible coronagraph and an infrared interferometer.
Document ID
20060042728
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Ford, Virginia G.
Lisman, Douglas
Shaklan, Stuart B.
Ho, Timothy Y.
Kissil, Andrew
Kwack, Eug-Yun
Lowman, Andrew
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 2004
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Meeting Information
AIAA Space(San Diego, CA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
large telescopes
coronagraphs
terrestrial planet finding