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FAST: A Folded Astronomical Space Telescope

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dc.contributor.author Meinel, A. B. en_US
dc.contributor.author Meinel, M. P. en_US
dc.contributor.author Breckinridge, J. B. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-05T21:18:01Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-05T21:18:01Z
dc.date.issued 1994--May en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kona, Hawaii, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 94-0447 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/33720
dc.description.abstract A Folded Astronomical Space Telescope (FAST) is a 2.4-m Hubble Space Telescope (HST) class of telescope that can be packaged in a 1.5-m diameter cylinder through use of a single ring of eight deployable segments. Because it has less mass and uses a much smaller booster to inject it into orbit, the cost is greatly reduced. en_US
dc.format.extent 181237 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Hubble Space Telescope (HST) 3- to 5-meter telescope small en_US
dc.title FAST: A Folded Astronomical Space Telescope en_US


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