The Spacelab Bibliography


artist concept of Spacelab 1

* Publication list from ADS

The Spacelab publication list through June, 1999 is the result of a query to the ADS service using the keyword Spacelab AND XRAY. Note: the following 2 links are not section 508 compliant.

* Useful Spacelab references

On the missions
  • Curtis 1994, Space Satellite Handbook, 3rd edition.
  • Davies, 1997, Astronomy from Space: The Design and Operation of Orbiting Observatories, p. 130.
On the instrumentation
  • Spacelab 1 X-ray Spectrometer Sims et al. 1985, Astrophys & Sp Sci, 116, pp. 61-79.
  • Spacelab 2 coded-mask X-ray telescope Skinner et al 1988, Astro Lett & Communications, 27, pp. 199-209.
Observations with Spacelab 1 X-ray spectrometer
  • X-ray gas scintillation spectrometer experiment Andresen et al. 1984, Science, 225, pp. 177-178.
Observations with Spacelab 2 coded-mask X-ray telescope
  • Coded mask X-ray images of the Virgo cluster. I - Hard X-rays from the Seyfert galaxy NGC 4388 Hanson et al 1990, MNRAS, 242, pp. 262-266.
  • Hard X-ray images of the Galactic centre Skinner et al 1987, Adv Sp Res, 7, pp.223-230.

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