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The Galileo Energetic Particles Detector


Galileo EPD Handbook


Chapter 2. EPD Software


EPD SBAND Mission Software Requirements (continued)

Source: S. Jaskulek, various dates


CMS Pulse Height Analysis (PHA) Data



Table 9. Sectored PHA Event Collection Scheme


Spin Sector

Motor Position

0 1 2 3 4 5 6
A p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 p7
B   p8 p9 p10 p11 p12 p13
C   p14 p15 p16 p17 p18 p19
D   p20 p21 p22 p23 p24 p25



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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.