A Space Station Millimeter Facility

by K. W. Weiler, US Naval Research Lab, United States,
B. K. Dennison, US Naval Research Lab, United States,
K. J. Johnston, US Naval Research Lab, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space


The design and use of a large millimeter telescope for construction on the planned Space Station (a Space Station Millimeter Facility, SSMF) are described. Such a facility would have manifold applications in both basic and applied research and would be the premier instrument in the world at high radio frequencies.

Subject Headings: Space stations | Space construction | Building design | Telescopes | Astronomy | Construction management | Space structures | Space frames

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