Preparation for optical communication experiments with the geostationary satellite ARTEMIS

1Kuzkov, VP, 1Medvedskyi, MM, 1Yatskiv, Ya.S, 1Nedashkovskyi, VN, 1Gluschenko, Yu.M, 1Suberliak, VR, 1Peretiatko, MM, 1Eremenko, NA
1Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2003, 9 ;(4):079-083
Publication Language: Russian
We considered necessary conditions and carried out corresponding calculations for performing laser commumication link experiments with the geostationary satellite ARTEMIS (ESA). We propose a scheme for performing experiments of this kind by using two telescopes. The results of observations of the satellite are presented.
Keywords: geostationary satellite, optical communication, satellite «ARTEMIS»
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