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26 October 2000 Laser range finder of the RendezVous sensor for ATV and HTV
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This paper describes the design and expected performance of the Laser Range Finder (LRF) as part of the Rendez-Vous Sensor (RVS) on the Automatic Transfer Vehicle and the H II Transfer Vehicle for the International Space Station. The LRF determines the distance between the RVS and a target (retro-reflector) by measuring the time-of-flight of a short laser pulse.
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Juergen Luther and Dieter H. Meissner "Laser range finder of the RendezVous sensor for ATV and HTV", Proc. SPIE 4134, Photonics for Space Environments VII, (26 October 2000); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.405357
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