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The Galileo Energetic Particles Detector


Galileo EPD Handbook




Appendix A. EDR File Structure (continued)


3. EPD Subsystem Telemetry (continued)

Source: GLL-3-280, Rev. B, Appendix A, March 15, 1985


Analog Housekeeping


The Analog Housekeeping section is one byte of subcommutated data. The contents of the subcommutated positions are shown in Table 1.


Table 1. Subcommutated Analog Housekeeping (bit 1 is MSB).




Table 1 continued


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Updated 8/23/19, Cameron Crane


Manufacturer: The Galileo Spacecraft was manufactured by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm, General Electric, and the Hughes Aircraft Company.

Mission Duration: Galileo was planned to have a mission duration of around 8 years, but was kept in operation for 13 years, 11 months, and 3 days, until it was destroyed in a controlled impact with Jupiter on September 21, 2003.

Destination: Galileo's destination was Jupiter and its moons, which it orbitted for 7 years, 9 months, and 13 days.