SUSIM ATLAS: An experiment which flies on the Space Shuttle in order to accurately measure the solar ultraviolet spectral irradiance

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The SUSIM Instrument consists of two double dispersion spectrometers with 0.15 and 5.0nm resolution. The instrument is configured for accuracy, inflight calibration, and computer control for automatic collection of data. The instrument has flown on five NASA SPACELAB missions.


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Last revised 20 September 2001