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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


Telemetry Output Buffers in the EPD Memory



Table 4. EPD Telemetry Output Buffer Addresses


Starting Address
of Bytes
Description Transfer
2006 1 Rate Header 1
2007 126 First 42 Accumulator Channels (MSB of first rate channel in address 2007 1
2085 18 Last 6 Accumulator Channels 2
2097 1 HV Monitor Channel 2
2098 5 Housekeeping & Status Data 2
209D 30 or 60 Packet CMS PHA Events 2



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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.