Dust flux analyzer experiment for the rosetta mission

Leese, Mark R. and McDonnell, J.A.M. and Green, Simon F. and Busoletti, E. and Clark, Ben C. and Colangeli, Luigi and Crifo, J.F. and Eberhardt, P. and Giovane, F. and Grün, Eberhard and Gustafson, B.A. and Hughes, D.W. and Jackson, David A. and Lamy, Philippe and Langevin, Y. and Mann, I. and McKennalawlor, S. and Tanner, W.G. and Weissmann, P.R. and Zarnecki, John C. (1994) Dust flux analyzer experiment for the rosetta mission. In-Situ Impact Detection Techniques, Interplanetary Dust, And Future Mars Exploration, 17 (12). pp. 137-140. ISSN 0273-1177 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

We present the description of a design for a proposed Dust Flux Analyser for the Rosetta cometary mission. A concept first developed for the NASA/ESA Tempel II Rendezvous and Halley Intercept Mission /1/, the instrument is able to measure dust particle parameters and fluxes over a velocity range typical of emission from cometary surfaces. It would be mounted on the Rosetta Orbiter and would measure the variation in Bur rate throughout all mission phases at the comet. The instrument would measure particle flux, velocity, momentum and density, shape and scattering properties.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: O.O. Odanye
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2009 14:07
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 15:41
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19345 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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