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The Galileo Energetic Particles Detector


Galileo EPD Handbook


Chapter 1. Instrument Summary


Galileo EPD Telemetry Format (continued)


Source: R. W. McEntire, Dec. 26, 1978


Table 1a. CMS Channel Descriptions*


(*Pre-Challenger information; see also Table 6, CMS Channel Description.)



Table 1b. LEMMS Channel Descriptions*


(*Pre-Challenger information; see also Table 23, LEMMS Channel Description.)



Table 2. Rate Channel Data Structure Within a Logical Record




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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.