12 July 2008 The ESA Herschel Telescope Tiger Team metrology review: test results
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ESA commissioned a Tiger Team to review the discrepancy between the prediction and measurement of the telescope back focal length. A team of 16 engineers and scientists collocated at ESA's Estec facility to review the test results in the context of the mission requirements and predictions for behavior of the telescope. Extensive analysis was performed on the random and systematic errors in the test results. Both room temperature and cryogenic test data was scrutinized. Error budgets, test results, and conclusions from the Tiger Team will be discussed.
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Brian E. Catanzaro, Brian E. Catanzaro, Dominic Doyle, Dominic Doyle, Johannes Pfund, Johannes Pfund, Nathalie Ninane, Nathalie Ninane, Yvette Houbrechts, Yvette Houbrechts, Bernhard Braunecker, Bernhard Braunecker, } "The ESA Herschel Telescope Tiger Team metrology review: test results", Proc. SPIE 7010, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, 70102R (12 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789196; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.789196
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