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Instruments (DC8)

Aircraft
Instrument upload on the DC8. -Outside view of the windows. Photo: P. Jenniskens, SETI Institute.
Safety brief
Instrument upload on the DC8. - Safety instruction by Karen Richards. Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.
Window installation
Instrument upload on the DC8. - Window installation by Mike Bereda. Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.
Shelf adjustment
Instrument upload on the DC8. - Shelf adjustment by Donn Bailes. Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.
FROG fit-check
Instrument upload on the DC8. - FROG fit check (Michael Winter and Adam West). Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.
SLIT rack
Instrument upload on the DC8. - SLIT rack (Stefan Loehle). Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.
Echelle instrument
ECHELLE instrument installation - P. Jenniskens (SETI Institute, right) and M. Koop install the Echelle instrument, a miniature Echelle spectrograph for high resolution spectroscopy during the Stardust SRC entry observing campaign. Photo by E. James/NASA Ames Research Center.
RTISOF test
RTISOF instrument check-out - Chris Kitting (Cal State University East Bay) fit-checks the setup of the RTISOF instrument for the ATV-1 "Jules Verne" MAC. This instrument is operated behind a regular DC8 cabin window. Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.
HFRS instrument
HFRS instrument operation - G. McHarg (USAF Academy) installs the high frame-rate spectrograph (HFRS) during the Stardust SRC entry observing campaign. Photo by E. James/NASA Ames Research Center.
EHFRI tests
SPOSH and EHFRI Instrument tests - J. Mc Auliffe tests the work stations for SPOSH and EHFRI (Kameleon Fastcam) at ESA-ESTEC. Photo by J. Hatton/ESA-ESTEC.
FROG tests
DC8 EHFRI Instrument test in laboratory - C. Giannopapa has assembled the computer and storage units for EHFRI. Photo by J. Hatton/ESA-ESTEC.
FROG tests
FROG Instrument test in laboratory - M. Winter has assembled the FROG instrument in the laboratory at the Ecole Centrale Paris, France. Photo by M. Winter/Ecole Centrale Paris.

Instruments (GV)

Gulstream V aircraft at NASA Ames
Instrument upload - "H211 LLC" -operated Gulfstream V aircraft at NASA Ames Research Center. Photo by J. Vaubaillon/Caltech.
Lamp test
Tarmac instrument calibration tests - Rick Rairden (Lockheed Martin) adjusts lamp for calibration measurements. Photo by J. Vaubaillon/Caltech.
HFRS instrument
NIRSPEC instrument operation - R. Dantowitz (Clay Center Observatory, Dexter and Southfield Schools) operates optical spectrographs during the Aurigid MAC mission. Photo by P. Jenniskens/SETI Institute.

ATV and ISS in space

ATV undocked
ATV and ISS on 2008 Sep 06 - as seen from De Zilk, the Netherlands. Visual confirmation that ATV has undocked from ISS. Photo by J. Hatton/ESA-ESTEC.
atv and iss
ATV and ISS on 2008 Mar 11 - as seen from Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Jason Hatton captured these trails of ATV and the International Space Station, respectively, from his back yard in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. ISS passed first at 04:13 UT, while ATV passed four minutes later.



SETI Institute logo Curator: Peter Jenniskens
Responsible NASA Official: Dave Jordan
Responsible ESA Official: Jason Hatton

Last update: Sep 07, 2008


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