Briefing: Active Primary Mirror System for Spaceborne Telescope

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Publication: 1972-03-30

Segmented mirrors, used in an array configuration, are used in large telescopes in place of a single curved mirror. The smaller sizes of these mirrors make them easier to transport, install and maintain than traditional single-mirror telescopes.

Title

Briefing: Active Primary Mirror System for Spaceborne Telescope

Date

Publication: 1972-03-30

Description

Segmented mirrors, used in an array configuration, are used in large telescopes in place of a single curved mirror. The smaller sizes of these mirrors make them easier to transport, install and maintain than traditional single-mirror telescopes.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Administrative reports

Source

MSS0732, Robert O'Dell Papers, Box 6

Files

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Citation

“Briefing: Active Primary Mirror System for Spaceborne Telescope,” Gallery, accessed October 21, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/995.