23 October 1984 Space Construction Technology For Large Space Observatories
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Proceedings Volume 0493, Optical Platforms; (1984) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943841
Event: The National Symposium and Workshop on Optical Platforms, 1984, Huntsville, United States
The need for space astrophysical observatories to support advances in basic knowledge of the universe is discussed. Observatories will require permanent presence in space for construction and assembly of large-aperture instruments and for servicing. Results are presented from a study of technology development for construction of a large-aperture instrument in space.
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Gordon R. Woodcock, "Space Construction Technology For Large Space Observatories", Proc. SPIE 0493, Optical Platforms, (23 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943841; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943841

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