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Ulysses HISCALE Data Analysis Handbook


Appendix 7. LAN EDR Interface Specification


A7.2 Substructure Definition and Format


The remainder of this section describes the SFDU headers. The following section describes the data block format for each individual experiment EDR.


A7.2.1 SFDU Headers


The ULS utilized the SFDU system of headers. Described in detail are the multi-mission primary and secondary headers (Figures A7-1 and A7-2) and the tertiary header (Figure A7-3) which is ULS project-specific.


Figure A7-1 ULS SFDU primary header format


Figure A7.1


Table A7-1 ULS SFDU Primary Header Format

Table A7.1


Figure A7-2 ULS SFDU secondary header format

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Figure A7.2


Table A7-2 ULS SFDU secondary header

Table A7.2



Substructure Definition and Format continued 


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Updated 8/8/19, Cameron Crane


Manufacturer: ESA provided the Ulysses spacecraft, NASA provided the power supply, and various others provided its instruments.

Mission End Date: June 30, 2009

Destination: The inner heliosphere of the sun away from the ecliptic plane

Orbit:  Elliptical orbit transversing the polar regions of the sun outside of the ecliptic plane