Overall Concept of the ESRO Astronomical Satellite

  • L. A. Husain
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 9)


The most important scientific and technical specifications of the LAS are listed, including the scientific instrumentation specifications and the spacecraft design parameters. Possible technical solutions to the design problem of the LAS are reviewed. The conclusion is drawn that the design concept as proposed by ESTEC “presents an attractive line of development for the LAS and compares favourably with other overall concepts”.


Launch Vehicle Star Tracker Space Reference Reference Star Concept Figure 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Husain
    • 1
  1. 1.European Space Technology CentreDelftThe Netherlands

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