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DSP - A Pictorial Chronology 1970-1998

CONTENTS

Description Page
Cover Page  
Introduction 1
Phase I (4 Flights, 1970-1973) 9
Phase II (3 Flights, 1975-1977) 11
Multi-Orbit Satellite/Performance Improvement Modification (MOS/PIM) (4 Flights, 1979-1984) 13
Phase II Upgrade (2 Flights, 1984-1987) 16
DSP-1 (5 Flights to Date, 1989-1998) 17
Operation "Desert Storm" 25
DSP Ground Stations 25
List of Acronyms 30
References 32

 

Tables

 

Description Page
Table 1: DSP Engineering History 2
Table 2: DSP Program Directors / Managers 3
Table 3: DSP Operational History 8

 

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