Ralph: A Visible/Infrared Imager for the New Horizons Pluto/Kuiper Belt Mission

@article{Reuter2008RalphAV,
  title={Ralph: A Visible/Infrared Imager for the New Horizons Pluto/Kuiper Belt Mission},
  author={Dennis C. Reuter and S. Alan Stern and J. R. Scherrer and Donald E. Jennings and James W. Baer and Jennifer Hanley and Lisa Michelle Rockoff Hardaway and Allen W. Lunsford and Stuart McMuldroch and Jeffrey M. Moore and Cathy B. Olkin and Robert Parizek and H. J. Reitsma and Derek S. Sabatke and John R. Spencer and J Stone and H. B. Throop and Jeffrey Edward van Cleve and Gerald Weigle and Leslie A. Young},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={140},
  pages={129-154}
}
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