ERIC Number: ED312147
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Renewing Solar Science. The Solar Maximum Repair Mission.
This publication describes the Solar Maximum Repair Mission for restoring the operational capability of the solar observatory in space by using the Space Shuttle. Major sections include: (1) "The Solar Maximum Mission" (describing the duties of the mission); (2) "Studying Solar Flares" (summarizing the major scientific accomplishments of the mission including the flare puzzle, flare signatures, flare maps, the subtle sun, solar maximum year, Sun-Earth links, the sun as a star, and flares and fusion); and (3) "Solar Maximum Repair Mission." An illustration showing an exploded view of the Solar Maximum Mission Observatory and a list of principal investigators are appended. (YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.