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Entry ID: CDDIS_SLR_data

Abstract: In Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR), a short pulse of coherent light generated by a laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) is transmitted in a narrow beam to illuminate corner cube retroreflectors on the satellite. The return signal, typically a few photons, is collected by a telescope and the time-of-flight is measured. Using information about the satellite's orbit, the ... View entire text
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  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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Version: 1
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Start Date: 1976-01-02
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