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)

Description

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.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date05/03/199801/01/9999