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The Galileo Energetic Particles Detector


Galileo EPD Handbook


Chapter 2. EPD Software


LGA Processing Software for the Energetic Particles Detector (continued)

Source: C. Brull and S. Stone, December 19, 1998


Appendix D. References and Contact Information





Contact Information for Galileo:


Type of Question Name Contact Information
Science Tom Armstrong
Dick McEntire
Don Williams
Items related to understanding the format of real time telemetry data or any unexpected findings in the telemetry data. Dick McEntire seems fairly good at tracking down Steve and asking him questions also. Steve Jaskulek
Real time EPD processing questions and questions regarding display software. Robin is a good resource for any EPD questions. Robin Gary
John Koch
Any questions with JPL involvement--for example, questions about data availability and acquisition of data from EPD or other detectors. Neil Murphy
Ken Fujii
MAG team contact.  Also helpful in understanding coordinate transformation information Steve Joy
Questions about the packet database at JPL Diane Conner
Processing real time data at Fundamental Technologies Tom Armstrong



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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.