Solar System Exploration

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Deformable Mirrors Correct Optical Distortions

By combining the high sensitivity of space telescopes with revolutionary imaging technologies consisting primarily of adaptive optics, the Terrestrial Planet Finder is slated to have imaging power 100 times greater than the Hubble Space Telescope. To this end, Boston Micromachines Corporation, of...
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Degra, version 3

Degra is relevant to NASA current and future work. Degra is currently being used by the Mars Science Laboratory project for prediction of MMRTG performance on Mars. In addition Degra is to be used for future SMD missions where RTG power generation is applied. Degra is a generalized simulation of...