27 October 1998 Space active modular materials experiment
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The Ballistic Missile Defence Organization is flying the Space Active Modular Materials Experiments (SAMMES), test of contamination and space environment effects on materials on board the Space Test Research Vehicle-2. This paper describes the experiment architecture, the instruments, and the sample suite. Notional descriptions of operations are provided to highlight the objectives and capabilities of SAMMES.
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Graham S. Arnold, Graham S. Arnold, David E. Brinza, David E. Brinza, Prakash Joshi, Prakash Joshi, D. N. Keener, D. N. Keener, } "Space active modular materials experiment", Proc. SPIE 3427, Optical Systems Contamination and Degradation, (27 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328495; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.328495


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