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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


EPD Memory Storage Availability



Address (hex) # Words Comment
1800-1826 39 Patch hook area
1827-1C99 1138 General use (assumes stack size of 50 bytes)
1E5B-1F5E 260 LEMMS PHA spectra - available for temporary buffering of data
2000-20FF 256 RAM added during CMS TOF rework
Total 1654 (does not include patch hook area)




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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.