Metric Camera, First Spacelab Mission on Space Shuttle Flight STS-9/`83
Entry ID: DFD-METRIC_CAMERA

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Summary
Abstract: The Metric Camera System was flown on-board ESA/NASA`s first Spacelab
Mission, which was carried in orbit by the Space Shuttle on STS (Space
Transport System) No. 9. The camera was a modified Aerial Survey Came-
ra of the type ZEISS RMK A 30/23.

The first Spacelab flight took place from 28 November to 8 December
1983. The orbit inclination was `57` degree and the flight altitude
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 55.0   S: -30.0   E: 103.0   W: -113.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-11-28
Stop Date: 1983-12-08
Instrument
CAMERAS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
German Remote Sensing Data Center, Deutsches Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum (DFD),German Aerospace Center, Germany Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dlr.de/caf/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-5278/8856_read-15911/
Dataset ID: METRIC CAMERA

Data Center Personnel
Name: INGRID KATERLE
Phone: +49-8153-282802
Fax: +49-8153-281343
Email: helpdesk at dfd.dlr.de
Contact Address:
DLR/DFD
Muencher Strasse 20
City: Wessling
Postal Code: D-82230
Country: Germany
Distribution
Distribution Media: 473 B/W neg. film transparencies (format 23 cm x 23 cm)
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +49-8153-282790
Fax: +49-8153-28144
Contact Address:
DLR / NEOE
Institute for Optoelectronic Oberpfaffenhofen
Muenchner Str. 20
City: WESSLING
Postal Code: D-82234
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Publications/References
Konecny, G.; Reynolds, M. and Schroeder, M. Mapping from Space: The
Metric Camera Experiment. Science, Vol. 225 (1984) 4658, p. 167-169
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2001-07-09
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