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The Galileo Energetic Particles Detector


Galileo EPD Handbook


Chapter 1. Instrument Summary


Flight Study of CMS/TOF Event Calibrations


Source:  R. W. McEntire, EPD Team Meeting, March 1996.


Figure 1-37. TOF vs. energy (Kt), 1992 day 343, time 00:00:00 - 13:00:00
Figure 1-38. TOF vs. energy (Kt), 1992 day 343, time 00:00:00 - 23:55:00



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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.