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Ulysses HISCALE Data Analysis Handbook



4.8 Calibrations


Because of the length of the mission, it is important to have good ground-based calibration data to characterize the instrument pre-flight. An inflight calibration capability is also a necessity.




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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