Advanced Stellar Compass For the SAC-C satellite

  • Jørgensen, John Leif (Project Manager)
  • Betto, Maurizio (Project Participant)
  • Kilsgaard, Søren (Project Participant)
  • Korsbech, Uffe C C (Project Participant)
  • Guldager, Peter Buch (Project Participant)
  • Riis, Troels (Project Participant)
  • Thuesen, Gøsta (Project Participant)
  • Denver, Troelz (Project Participant)

    Project Details


    The international Geophysics potential decade, has been declared beginning with the launch of the Ørsted satellite. To support the effort of precise mapping of the Geomagnetic field, NASA, the Argentine and the Danish government decided to include a simplified version of the Ørsted instrumentation platform in the Argentine SAC-C satellite. The Space Instruemntation Group was contracted to develop an improved version of the Ørsted Star Imager for this mission.
    Effective start/end date05/03/199801/01/9999

    Collaborative partners

    • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
    • Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (Project partner)
    • INVAP Argentina (Project partner)
    • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Project partner)
    • Danish Meteorological Institute (Project partner)
    • University of Copenhagen (Project partner)
    • DDC International A/S (Project partner)
    • Terma AS (Project partner)


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