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The Design Concept of the First Mobile Satellite Laser Ranging System (ARGO-M) in Korea

Jo, Jung-Hyun;Park, In-Kwan;Lim, Hyung-Chul;Seo, Yoon-Kyoung;Yim, Hong-Seo;Lee, Jin-Young;Bang, Seung-Cheol;Nah, Ja-Kyoung;Kim, Kwang-Dong;Jang, Jeong-Gyun;Jang, Bi-Ho;Park, Jang-Hyun;Park, Jong-Uk

  • Received : 2010.11.11
  • Accepted : 2011.02.14
  • Published : 2011.03.15

Abstract

Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) launched the development project of two satellite laser ranging (SLR) systems in early 2008 after the government fund approval of the SLR systems in 2007. One mobile SLR system and one permanent SLR station will be developed with the completion of the project. The main objectives of these systems will be focused on the Space Geodetic researches. A system requirement review was held in the second half of the same year. Through the following system design review meeting and other design reviews, many unsolved technical and engineering issues would be discussed and resolved. However, the design of the mobile SLR system is a corner stone of whole project. The noticeable characteristics of Korea's first SLR system are 1) use of light weight main mirror, 2) design of compact optical assembly, 3) use of KHz laser pulse, 4) use of commercial laser generator, 5) remote operation capability, 6) automatic tracking, 7) state of art operation system, etc. In this paper, the major user requirement and pre-defined specification are presented and discussed.

Keywords

satellite laser ranging;design review;user requirements

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