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  • SBN Mission Support: Sakigake
    Schedule Small Body Designation Formats Periodic Comet Names Designations PDS Nodes Atmospheres Geosciences Imaging Navigation Ancillary Information Facility NAIF Planetary Plasma Interactions PPI Planetary Rings Small Bodies PDS Support PDS Home Management Engineering Mission Websites Here we list links to the primary mission website as well as pages about the mission on other sites such as the NSSDC NASA portal etc Mission Sakigake JAXA NSSDC Sakigake NASA Sakigake Wikipedia Sakigake Sakigake Mission Sakigake MS T5 was a test spacecraft designed by Japan s Institute of Space and Astronautical Science ISAS to encounter comet 1P Halley Its launch was a test to confirm the performance of the newly developed ISAS launch system before the system was used to launch the Suisei spacecraft on 18 August 1985 Sakigake MS T5 was launched from Kagoshima Space Center on 8 January 1985 The spacecraft carried three instruments to measure wave spectra solar wind ions and interplanetary magnetic fields Sakigake flew by comet 1P Halley at a distance of about 7 million kilometers on 11 March 1986 Telemetry contact was lost with Sakigake on 15 November 1995 Future missions of the spacecraft had included a flyby of comet 45P Honda Mrkos Pajdusakova on 3 February

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  • SBN Mission Support: Stardust
    in the Sample Return Capsule SCR on board the spacecraft for return to Earth The mission also included comet imaging and in situ studies of the dust in the coma Stardust was launched on 7 Feb 1999 on course to encounter comet 81P Wild 2 in 2004 On the way the spacecraft used one side of the Aerogel collector to capture interstellar dust twice from 22 Feb to 1 May 2000 and from Jul to Dec 2002 During the second collection period Stardust also imaged asteroid 5535 Annefrank and flew past it on 1 Nov 2002 at a range of 3100 km On 2 Jan 2004 Stardust flew through the coma of comet 81P Wild 2 and came within 240 km of the nucleus using the other side of the Aerogel collector to capture cometary particles Instruments on board the spacecraft measured dust particles in the coma and took images of the nucleus The SCR was successfully returned to Earth on 15 Jan 2006 The Stardust spacecraft was placed into hibernation on 29 Jan 2006 The Stardust Sample Return Catalog archives and provides information about the comet and interstellar dust particles returned by the mission SBN is the PDS lead node to archive the data related to the Stardust mission activities are supported by the Imaging Node and Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility Instruments Instrument Details Data from these instruments are archived at SBN Cometary and Interstellar Dust SRC Cometary and Interstellar Dust Analyzer CIDA Navigation Camera NAVCAM Dust Flux Monitor DFMI Dynamic Science Experiment DSE Other Instruments Spacecraft has other instruments data from which are archived at another PDS node Radio Science RS Doppler tracking within the coma Data Sets Early Cruise Stardust Pre flight Navigation Camera Calibration Images v2 0 Stardust NAVCAM Early Cruise Images Raw Stardust DFMI

    Original URL path: http://pdssbn.astro.umd.edu/data_sb/missions/stardust/index.shtml (2015-06-02)
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  • SBN Mission Support: Stardust-NExT
    Sci Archive Data related Resources Data Release Schedule Small Body Designation Formats Periodic Comet Names Designations PDS Nodes Atmospheres Geosciences Imaging Navigation Ancillary Information Facility NAIF Planetary Plasma Interactions PPI Planetary Rings Small Bodies PDS Support PDS Home Management Engineering Mission Websites Here we list links to the primary mission website as well as pages about the mission on other sites such as the NSSDC NASA portal etc Mission Stardust NExT NSSDC Stardust NExT NASA Stardust NExT Stardust NExT Mission The Stardust NExT New Exploration of Tempel 1 mission used the Stardust spacecraft to flyby comet 9P Tempel 1 on 15 February 2011 04 42 00 UTC at a closest approach distance of 181 km and only 39 days after perihelion The mission obtained high resolution images of the coma and nucleus and measured the composition size distribution and flux of dust emitted into the coma Stardust NExt viewed a portion of the hemisphere studied by Deep Impact DI and successfully imaged the crater made by the DI impactor on 4 July 2005 Stardust NExt also viewed a significant portion of nucleus that was not observed by DI The SBN is the lead PDS node to archive the Stardust NExT

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  • SBN Mission Support: Suisei
    Bodies Related Links Data Archives Archived at SBN By Mission By Target By Data Type Archived Elsewhere Chandra Hubble Spitzer ESA Planetary Sci Archive Data related Resources Data Release Schedule Small Body Designation Formats Periodic Comet Names Designations PDS Nodes Atmospheres Geosciences Imaging Navigation Ancillary Information Facility NAIF Planetary Plasma Interactions PPI Planetary Rings Small Bodies PDS Support PDS Home Management Engineering Mission Websites Here we list links to the primary mission website as well as pages about the mission on other sites such as the NSSDC NASA portal etc Mission Suisei ISAS NSSDC Suisei NASA na Wikipedia Suisei Mission Suisei Planet A was a mission to flyby comet 1P Halley planned by Japan s Institute of Space and Astronautical Science ISAS Launched on 18 August 1985 Suisei carried two instruments in order to study the growth and the decay of the cometary object s hydrogen corona and the interaction of the solar wind with the cometary ionosphere Suisei encountered 1P Halley on 8 March 1986 at a distance of 151 000 kilometers on the sunward side The spacecraft s thrusters were depleted of hydrazine on 22 February 1991 causing future planned encounters to be canceled ISAS had planned to

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  • SBN Mission Support: Vega 1
    NASA Vega 1 Wikipedia Vega Program Vega 1 The Vega mission combined a rendezvous with comet Halley and an exploration of the atmosphere of Venus To increase the reliability and the overall return of the science data the mission consisted of two spacecraft Vega 1 and Vega 2 They were launched on 15 and 21 December 1984 respectively On 11 and 15 June 1985 they successfully delivered balloons into the Venus atmosphere The two spacecraft then successfully encountered Halley on 6 and 9 March 1986 Their closest approaches were 8 89 km and 8 03 km respectively They were intended to measure the physical parameters of the nucleus such as dimensions shape temperature and surface properties as well as to study the structure and dynamics of the coma the gas composition close to the nucleus the dust particles composition and mass distribution as functions of distance to the nucleus and the cometary solar wind interaction Spacecraft operations were discontinued a few weeks after the Halley encounters The SBN also has data sets from the Vega 2 mission in its archives The SBN led the effort to restore and archive data from the Vega missions into the PDS Instruments Instrument Details Data from these instruments are archived at SBN Television System TVS Infrared Spectrometer IKS Dust Particle Counter and Mass Analyzer DUCMA Dust Particle Impact Plasma Detector 1 SP 1 Dust Particle Impact Detector 2 SP 2 Dust Mass Spectrometer PUMA Plasma Energy Analyzer PM1 Energetic Particle Analyzer TN M Magnetometer MISCHA Other Instruments Spacecraft has other instruments data from which are archived at another PDS node Three Channel Spectrometer TKS Composition of coma and tail polarization and spectrum of light component diffused by dust primary molecules spectral signature of nucleus Shield Penetration Detector PHOTON Flux density of high mass dust

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  • SBN Mission Support: Vega 2
    Mission Vega Mission IKI NSSDC Vega 2 NASA Vega 2 Wikipedia Vega Program Vega 2 The Vega mission combined a rendezvous with comet Halley and an exploration of the atmosphere of Venus To increase the reliability and the overall return of the science data the mission consisted of two spacecraft Vega 1 and Vega 2 They were launched on 15 and 21 December 1984 respectively On 11 and 15 June 1985 they successfully delivered balloons into the Venus atmosphere The two spacecraft then successfully encountered Halley on 6 and 9 March 1986 Their closest approaches were 8 89 km and 8 03 km respectively They were intended to measure the physical parameters of the nucleus such as dimensions shape temperature and surface properties as well as to study the structure and dynamics of the coma the gas composition close to the nucleus the dust particles composition and mass distribution as functions of distance to the nucleus and the cometary solar wind interaction Spacecraft operations were discontinued a few weeks after the Halley encounters The SBN also has data sets from the Vega 1 mission in its archives The SBN led the effort to restore and archive data from the Vega missions into the PDS Instruments Instrument Details Data from these instruments are archived at SBN Television System TVS Dust Particle Counter and Mass Analyzer DUCMA Dust Particle Impact Plasma Detector 1 SP 1 Dust Particle Acoustical Impact Detector 2 SP 2 Dust Mass Spectrometer PUMA Plasma Energy Analyzer PM1 Magnetometer MISCHA Other Instruments Spacecraft has other instruments data from which are archived at another PDS node Infrared Spectrometer IKS Radiation from the inner coma Three Channel Spectrometer TKS Composition of coma and tail polarization and spectrum of light component diffused by dust primary molecules spectral signature of nucleus Shield Penetration

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  • SBN Mission Support: Viking Orbiter
    Bodies Modeling SPICE Self Training How To Search for Data Understand PDS3 Data Understand PDS4 Data Prepare Data Review PDS3 Data Review PDS4 Data FAQ ROSES Support SPICE Self Training About SBN Intro Organization Contact Us Visiting SBN What are Small Bodies Related Links Data Archives Archived at SBN By Mission By Target By Data Type Archived Elsewhere Chandra Hubble Spitzer ESA Planetary Sci Archive Data related Resources Data Release Schedule Small Body Designation Formats Periodic Comet Names Designations PDS Nodes Atmospheres Geosciences Imaging Navigation Ancillary Information Facility NAIF Planetary Plasma Interactions PPI Planetary Rings Small Bodies PDS Support PDS Home Management Engineering Mission Websites Here we list links to the primary mission website as well as pages about the mission on other sites such as the NSSDC NASA portal etc Mission na NSSDC Viking 1 Orbiter NSSDC Viking 2 Orbiter NASA Viking Wikipedia Viking Program Viking Orbiters 1 2 The Viking 1 orbiter spacecraft was launched 20 August 20 1975 and arrived at Mars on 19 June 1976 Viking 2 was launched 9 September 1975 and arrived at Mars 7 August 1976 Each spacecraft carried a lander After the primary lander missions were completed the orbiters used three remote

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  • SBN Mission Support: Voyager 1 & 2
    Bodies Modeling SPICE Self Training How To Search for Data Understand PDS3 Data Understand PDS4 Data Prepare Data Review PDS3 Data Review PDS4 Data FAQ ROSES Support SPICE Self Training About SBN Intro Organization Contact Us Visiting SBN What are Small Bodies Related Links Data Archives Archived at SBN By Mission By Target By Data Type Archived Elsewhere Chandra Hubble Spitzer ESA Planetary Sci Archive Data related Resources Data Release Schedule Small Body Designation Formats Periodic Comet Names Designations PDS Nodes Atmospheres Geosciences Imaging Navigation Ancillary Information Facility NAIF Planetary Plasma Interactions PPI Planetary Rings Small Bodies PDS Support PDS Home Management Engineering Mission Websites Here we list links to the primary mission website as well as pages about the mission on other sites such as the NSSDC NASA portal etc Mission Voyager NSSDC Voyager 1 NSSDC Voyager 2 NASA Voyager Voyager 1 2 The twin spacecraft Voyager 1 and 2 were launched on 5 September and 20 August 1977 respectively and over the next 12 years visited Jupiter Saturn Uranus and Neptune Along the way many planetary satellites were observed and new ones were discovered Datasets Small Body Optical Shape Models including Hyperion Janus and Epimetheus from Voyager Stooke

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