5 June 2014 Planetary Atmospheres Minor Species Sensor (PAMSS)
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The Planetary Atmospheres Minor Species Sensor (PAMSS) is an ultra-trace gas sensor. This paper reports its transition from a Technical Readiness Level of 4 (TRL4) to TRL 5 and an established path forward to TRL6. This report describes tests of PAMSS in chambers that simulate a balloon flight to 30 km. Lessons learned inform a number of improvements, which are being implemented for a balloon flight planned for June 2014.
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Doug Maukonen, Doug Maukonen, Christopher J. Fredricksen, Christopher J. Fredricksen, Andrei V. Muraviev, Andrei V. Muraviev, Ammar Alhasan, Ammar Alhasan, Seth Calhoun, Seth Calhoun, Guy Zummo, Guy Zummo, Robert E. Peale, Robert E. Peale, Joshua E. Colwell, Joshua E. Colwell, } "Planetary Atmospheres Minor Species Sensor (PAMSS)", Proc. SPIE 9113, Sensors for Extreme Harsh Environments, 91130N (5 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2050169; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2050169
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