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Ptolemy: An instrument aboard the Rosetta lander Philae, to unlock the secrets of the solar system

Andrews, Dan; Barber, Simeon; Morse, Andrew; Sheridan, Simon; Wright, Ian and Morgan, Geraint (2006). Ptolemy: An instrument aboard the Rosetta lander Philae, to unlock the secrets of the solar system. In: 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 13-17 March 2006, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

Ptolemy is a miniature chemical analysis suite currently on board the ESA Rosetta comet lander Philae. This poster describes the operation of the instrument, and presents data generated thus far during a comprehensive ground testing programme.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1937
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Science
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8183
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2012 14:26
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8183
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