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Thermal and cryogenic design study for space infrared telescope facility (SIRTF)
A study was conducted to determine the ability of an all superfluid helium design to meet the performance requirements of background limited to 200 micrometer, and a two year lifetime for a one meterExpand
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System Design Parameter Study For Shuttle Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF)
SIRTF is a high-sensitivity, cooled astronomical telescope operating from 2 to 1000 μm. The techniques used in analyzing the sensitivity of the SIRTF system performance to several technical issuesExpand
Study of an All SFHE SIRTF Cryogenic System
The Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) is a superfluid helium cooled 85 cm telescope with three infrared instruments at the focal plane. SIRTF will establish in space a long term maintainableExpand
Implications Of Orbital Inclination For Sirtf Design And Operations
SIRTF is a planned cryogenically-cooled earth orbiting telescope mission for infrared astronomy. The selection of orbital inclination for the long-life SIRTF mission will have significant impacts forExpand
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