Il Nuovo Cimento C

, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp 485–494 | Cite as

The first Mission of the Tethered Statellite

  • M. Malerba


The first test flight of the Italian Tethered Satellite was carried out from July 31 to August 8, 1992 on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis. This paper, authored by one of the crewmembers, directly involved with the Tethered Statellite Mission, describes the on-board experiment environment and the Payload Crew experience.

PACS 94.20

Physics of the ionosphere 

PACS 94.30

Physics of the magnetosphere 

PACS 95.55

Astronomical and space-research instrumentation 


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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Malerba
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Johnson Space CenterHouston

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