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Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Physics Division Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) records of George Smoot, 1975-1995

Description of Collection

Repository

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Archives and Records Office

1 Cyclotron Rd. MS: 69R0102
Berkeley, California 94720
USA
https://commons.lbl.gov/display/aro/Archives+and+Records
aro@lbl.gov

Papers created by

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Physics Division

Size of collection

27.5 linear feet
22 records boxes

Short description of collection

This collection contains the project case files of George Smoot who worked on the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE), for which Smoot won the nobel prize for physics in 2006.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

ARO-5302

Historical Note

The laboratory was founded as the University of California Radiation Laboratory in 1931 by Ernest Orlando Lawrence, a University of California Berkeley physicist who won the 1939 Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cyclotron, a circular particle accelerator that opened the door to high-energy physics. It is a United States Department of Energy National Laboratory, operated by the University of California. The name changed to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1995.

Astrophysicist and cosmologist George Smoot (Ph.D., MIT, 1970) worked as professor at the University of California Berkeley, and cosmologist and astrophysicsist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (1970- ). In 2006, Smoot co-received the Nobel Prize for Physics along with John Mather for discoveries in cosmic microwave background radiation.

Scope and Contents of Collection

This collection contains the project case files of George Smoot who worked on the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE), for which Smoot won the nobel prize for physics in 2006. Smoot was the principal investigator for the COBE Differential Microwave Radiometers (DMR) group, which found the anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background that eventually grow to galaxies and clusters of galaxies. The collection includes COBE memos, letters, some data, budget plans, design proposals, reviews, instrument requirements, and progress reports.

See also: LBL Physics Division scientific papers of George Smoot, 1975-2007 (ARO-5813); LBL Physics Division oversize scientific files of George Smoot, 1989 (ARO-5998); LBL Physics Division technical documents of George Smoot, 1980-1995 (ARO-6017).

Restrictions on Use and Access

This collection requires permission for access. Please contact the repository for more information, via email at aro@lbl.gov.

Selected Search Terms

These papers have been indexed in the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences (ICOS) using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Persons

Smoot, George

Institutions

Cosmic Background Explorer (Satellite)
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Physics Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Subject terms

Astrophysics.
Cosmic radiation background.
Cosmology.
Physics. Administration.

Related Collections

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Physics Division technical documents of George Smoot, 1980-1995 (2 records boxes). Filing code: ARO-6017. Finding aid

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Physics Division scientific papers of George Smoot, 1975-1997 (36 records boxes). Filing code: ARO-5813. Finding aid

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Physics Division oversize scientific files of George Smoot, 1989 (1 records box). Filing code: ARO-5998. Finding aid

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Physics Division Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) records of George Smoot, 1975-1995

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
USA
nbl@aip.org

2012

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Melanie J. Mueller in 2012. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) records of George Smoot

Box 1 Folder 1 Observational Cosmology: A Measurement of the Low Frequency Portion of the Spectrum of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Volumes 1-2,
Folder 2 GHz Asymmetry
Folder 3 Radiometer
Folder 4 VLA Observer's Information Sheet - Kogut, A.
Folder 5 Thermal Emission from Ionized Hydrogen, 1977
Folder 6 Formaldehyde Absorption Toward W51 - A. Kogut, G.F. Smoot
Folder 7 DMR Group Emails
Folder 8 [Things to Take to White Mountain - Checklists]
Folder 9 10 GHz
Folder 10 [Vacuum Pumps]
Folder 11 VLA Observational Status Report, 1986
Folder 12 [White Mountain]
Folder 13 WM Logs
Folder 14 Bolometer and Calibration - Al Kogut
Folder 15 Microfabrication Laboratory EECS / ERL
Folder 16 DMR User Guides
Folder 17 CSDR Mission Planning Displays Facility, September 16, 1986
Folder 18 Astrophysics Data Operations, April 15, 1986
Folder 19 COBE Science Data (CSDR) System Concept Design Document September, 1985
Folder 20 COBE System Concept Review Vol. II DIRBE and DMR Instruments, July 27, 1982
Folder 21 COBE System Concept Review Vol. III Observatory Subsystems, July 28, 1982
Folder 22 COBE System Concept Review Vol. IV Test/Operations and Data System, July 29, 1982
Folder 23 Critical Design Review for the COBE Science Data Room (CSDR) Day One, Morning, March 26, 1987
Folder 24 Critical Design Review for the COBE Science Data Room (CSDR) Day One, Afternoon, March 26, 1987
Folder 25 Critical Design Review for the COBE Science Data Room (CSDR) Day Two, March 27, 1987
Folder 26 COBE Transition Status Review CSDR, December 10, 1990
Folder 27 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review Day 1 Morning General Topics, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 28 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 1 Afternoon DIRBE, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 29 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 2 DIRBE, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 30 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 3 Morning FIRAS, July 20-23, 1987
Box 2 Folder 1 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 3, Afternoon FIRAS, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 2 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 4 DMR, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 3 DMR CDR Detailed Documentation
Folder 4 Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) L&EO All-Hands Briefing, November 17, 1989
Folder 5 Technical Status Review COBE DMR, September 15, 1986
Folder 6 Performance Specification, Program, Requirements, and Design Guidelines for the Diffuse Infrared Background Experiment (DIRBE) for the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE), December 1982
Folder 7 COBE Project CSDR Facility and Project-Controlled Software Requirements COBE-SR-730-1502-04 Revision 2, November 24, 1987
Folder 8 Technical Data
Folder 9 Guidelines for Preparing an Experiment Requirements Document (ERD) for COBE Instruments, March 8, 1982
Folder 10 COBE Observatory Structural, Power, Telemetry Thermal and Mission Phase Power Status Sumamries Rev. B and Rev. D, 1984-1985
Folder 11 COBE Delta Preliminary Interface Meeting, September 25, 1986
Folder 12 Data Submittal for Phase 0 Safety Review by Space Transportation System launch / Landing Site Operator for Cosmic Background Explorer, December 1983
Folder 13 Data Submittal for Safety Review by Space Transportation System Flight Operator for Cosmic Background Explorer Payload (Phase I) and Delwar Subsystem (Phase II), May 1984
Folder 14 Engineering Drawings DIRBE/FIRAS
Folder 15 COBE Radiation Environment
Folder 16 Interim Study Report for Cosmic Background Explorer, February 1, 1977
Folder 17 Interim Study Report for Cosmic Background Explorer Appendixes, February 1, 1977
Folder 18 Instrument Definition Report - Design Studies for a Far Infrared Absolute Spectrometer for the Cosmic Background Explorer, January 1980
Folder 19 90 GHz Anisotropy Log I Copy
Folder 20 90 GHz Anisotropy Log II Copy
Box 3 Folder 1 90 GHz III
Folder 2 Verification Plan and Specification for Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE), December 1987
Folder 3 DIRBE Specifications
Folder 4 DIRBE Proposal
Folder 5 Space and Earth Sciences Systems and Scientific Data Analysis Support Monthly Report, July 1990
Folder 6 Applied Engineering Software Systems Development and Analysis Support Monthly Report
Folder 7 On Orbit Engineering Performance COBE Vol. 1 GSFC, March 7-8, 1990
Folder 8 On Orbit Engineering Performance COBE Vol. II GSFC, March 7-8, 1990
Folder 9 COBE Observatory TV/TB/Mission Operations Test - Thermal Subsystem
Folder 10 Comic Background Explorer (COBE) Launch and Early Orbit Operations ICP, TAS, and Timeline Review, Voice Plan, Launch and Early Orbit Timeline, August 24, 1989
Folder 11 CSDR Programmer's Manual COBETRIEVE Volume / Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE), COBE Science Data Room (CSDR)
Folder 12 DMR Test Script for 53 GHz Calibration and Offset Measurement Test, January 24, 1989
Folder 13 DMR Systematic Error Review, September 19, 1990
Folder 14 Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) Launch and Early Orbit Operations Handbook, November 1989
Folder 15 DMR Test Scripts
Folder 16 DMR Stol Procs
Folder 17 Technical Status Review COBE/FIRAS, September 15, 1986
Box 4 Folder 1 Technical Status Review COBE Instruments, September 15, 1986
Folder 2 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 2 DIRBE, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 3 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 3, Morning FIRAS, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 4 COBE Instrument Technical Status Review, Day 4 DMR, July 20-23, 1987
Folder 5 Reference Horn and Internal Calibrator (ICAL) Assembly
Folder 6 Thermal Vacuum Bakeout of the COBE Flight Harness
Folder 7 COBE DMR Notebook - Jon Aymon, 1989
Folder 8 STX COBE Project Audit Results, August 16, 1991
Folder 9 COBE Program Performance Verification Matrix, November 1989
Folder 10 DIRBE - Status Report
Folder 11 DMR Status Report
Folder 12 COBE Transition Review - FIRAS Instrument and Project Science, December 10, 1990
Folder 13 CSDR PDR, 1986
Folder 14 COBE L&EO Operations: A Recap and Final Operations Report, November 28, 1989
Folder 15 Approved Integrated Checkout Plan, Version 4
Folder 16 External Calibrator Mechanism Assembly, June 1988
Folder 17 Voice Plan Revision 2
Folder 18 Vibration Test Plan for COBE/FIRAS External Calibrator and Mechanism Protoflight Unit (PFU) in the 34 inch LN2 Dewar
Folder 19 COBE CCB Meeting Agenda for Meeting, September 21, 1989
Folder 20 COBE Transition Status Review CSDR, December 10, 1990
Folder 21 COBE Thermal Subsystem Overview / R.A. Chambers, September 7, 1989
Folder 22 COBE Bi-Annual NASA Headquarters Review Differential Microwave Radiometers (DMR), September 7, 1989
Folder 23 COBE Mission Overview - D. McCarthy, September 7, 1989
Folder 24 COBE Instruments Pre-Integration Review FIRAS, September 1, 1988
Folder 25 COBE Instruments Pre-Integration Review DIRBE, September 2, 1988
Folder 26 Pipeline Overview, June 26, 1990
Folder 27 DMR Launch and Early Operations Report, December 7, 1989
Folder 28 COBE Project Office Transition Review, December 10, 1990
Folder 29 COBE Transition Review / Command Management Facility Spacecraft Control Programs Branch Code 514 / BENDIX, December 10, 1990
Folder 30 COBE Transition Review FDF Support, December 10, 1990
Folder 31 COBE Flight Operations Review CSDR Operations Readiness, September 25-27, 1989
Folder 32 COBE CSDR Operations and Maintenance Support Plan Vol. 1 Draft, September 8, 1989
Folder 33 GSFC Specification Far Infrared Absolute Spectrophometer (FIRAS), November 1979
Folder 34 Muller Blueprints and Design Documents - Geranium Detector
Folder 35 Muller Blueprints and Design Documents - Siphotodiode
Folder 36 Muller Blueprints and Design Documents - 11B500 GE Pulser Folder 1 Hardware
Folder 37 Muller Blueprints and Design Documents - 11B500 Drawings of 2.3m Telescope Base at Siding Spring / Mt. Stromlo / From John Hart
Folder 38 Muller Blueprints and Design Documents -11B500 Ge Detector Hardware
Folder 39 COBE DMR Pipeline - Logbooks, Jon Aymon, 1985-1990
Box 5 Folder 1 COBE Memo Index
Folder 2 APCS COBE Blurbs
Folder 3 COBE Newsletter, December 1978
Folder 4 Correspondence FYI Reports, January 23, 1979
Folder 5 FYI 1-001, December 21, 1978
Folder 6 FYI-1-002, December 21, 1978
Folder 7 FYI-1-003
Folder 8 FYI-1-004
Folder 9 FYI-1-09, February 16, 1979
Folder 10 FYI-1-10, February 21, 1979
Folder 11 FYI-1-012
Folder 12 Letters to NASA [1 Letter dated October 5, 1979], [1979]
Folder 13 NASA Info
Folder 14 COBE Correspondence NASA HQ to LBL/SSL
Folder 15 COBE Correspondence LBL/SSL to NASA HQ
Folder 16 COBE Correspondence LBL/SSL to Goddard
Folder 17 COBE Correspondence ONR to LBL/SSL
Folder 18 COBE Correspondence Goddard to LBL/SSL
Folder 19 COBE Correspondence Princeton to LBL/SSL
Folder 20 COBE Correspondence JPL to LBL/SSL
Folder 21 The Italian Connection
Folder 22 COBE Memo 2002
Folder 23 COBE Memo 2003
Folder 24 COBE Memo 2004
Folder 25 COBE Memo 2005
Folder 26 COBE Memo 2006
Folder 27 COBE Memo 2007
Folder 28 COBE Memo 2008
Folder 29 COBE Memo 3000
Folder 30 COBE Memo 4005
Folder 31 COBE Memo 4006
Folder 32 COBE Memo 4007
Folder 33 COBE Memo 4009
Folder 34 COBE Memo 4010
Folder 35 COBE Memo 5000
Folder 36 COBE Memo 5001
Folder 37 COBE Memo 5003
Folder 38 COBE Memo 5004
Folder 39 COBE Memo 5005
Folder 40 COBE Memo 5007
Folder 41 COBE Memo 5008
Folder 42 COBE Memo 5009
Folder 43 COBE Memo 5009a - Systematic Error 8V797
Folder 44 COBE Memo 5011
Folder 45 COBE Memo 5013
Folder 46 COBE Memo 5015
Folder 47 COBE Memo 5016
Folder 48 COBE Memo 5017
Folder 49 COBE Memo 5018
Folder 50 COBE Memo 5019
Folder 51 COBE Memo 5020
Folder 52 COBE Memo 5021
Folder 53 COBE Memo 5022
Folder 54 COBE Memo 5023
Folder 55 COBE Memo 5024
Folder 56 COBE Memo 5002
Folder 57 COBE Memo 5025
Folder 58 COBE Memo 5026
Folder 59 COBE Memo 5029
Folder 60 COBE Memo 5030
Folder 61 COBE Memo 5031
Folder 62 COBE Memo 5032 [Pointing]
Folder 63 COBE Memo 5047
Folder 64 COBE Memo 5050 (469)
Folder 65 COBE Memo 6000
Folder 66 COBE Memo 6001
Folder 67 COBE Memo 6003
Folder 68 COBE Memo 6004
Folder 69 COBE Memo 6005
Folder 70 COBE Memo 6006
Folder 71 COBE Memo 6007
Folder 72 COBE Memo 6008
Folder 73 COBE Memo 6009
Folder 74 Pointing
Folder 75 Sensitivity to Opening Angles [COBE Memo 5029]
Box 6 Folder 1 Spherical Harmonics
Folder 2 Letters and Memos to Project, [1981-1989]
Folder 3 Dick Weber, [1980-1987]
Folder 4 FIRAS
Folder 5 CCRs [Configuration Change Request]
Folder 6 Smoot
Folder 7 Letters to COBE People
Folder 8 Dave Nace
Folder 9 Bennett, Chuck
Folder 10 COBE DMR Thermal Requirements
Folder 11 Thermal
Folder 12 Calibrators, DMR
Folder 13 Thermal Analysis
Folder 14 John Mather, [1982-1988]
Folder 15 Ned Wright
Folder 16 Goddard Horn Patterns
Folder 17 Magnetic Effect
Folder 18 Antenna Covers
Folder 19 DMR Cooled Receivers
Folder 20 STM Microphonic Test
Folder 21 Pattern Measurements of a Low-Sidelobe Horn Antenna
Folder 22 System Specifications
Box 7 Folder 1 IPDU
Folder 2 Measurement of Reflection and Emission from Styrofoam - Kaplan Antenna Covers
Folder 3 DMR Shield / Sidelobes
Folder 4 DMR FIRAS Interference
Folder 5 Data Electronics Unit Dev.
Folder 6 Mechanical
Folder 7 DMR Telemetry Displays / IGSE Software
Folder 8 COBE Science Working Room
Folder 9 DMR Drift
Folder 10 Advanced Receivers
Folder 11 COBE Tech. Review Response, August 1980
Folder 12 COBE Tech Review NASA, May 1980
Folder 13 COBE Tech Review, April 1980
Folder 14 Statements of Work
Folder 15 COBE Team Meetings - COBE (SWG) Science Work Group
Folder 16 COBE Meeting, March 19-20, 1981
Folder 17 COBE Meeting, December 11-12, 1980
Folder 18 COBE Meeting, July 7-8, 1990
Folder 19 COBE Meeting, March 27-29, 1980
Box 8 Folder 1 FIRAS Preliminary Design Review Vol. 1
Folder 2 Hinners Review [COBE Status Review to Code 100]
Folder 3 COBE Instruments PDR Vol. II DMR, June 2-3, 1983
Folder 4 COBE Team Meeting, December 5-7, 1979
Folder 5 COBE Meeting, September 29-30, 1979
Folder 6 COBE Team Meeting, July 18 - 20, 1979
Folder 7 COBE Team Meeting, March 30-31, 1979
Folder 8 COBE Team Meeting, January 12-13, 1979
Folder 9 COBE Team Meeting, October 13-14, 1978
Folder 10 COBE Team Meeting, April 1978
Folder 11 1st, 2nd, and 3rd COBE Meetings
Folder 12 COBE Diagrams and Instruments
Folder 13 31.4 GHz Receiver
Folder 14 Equipment and Parts
Folder 15 COBE Instruments Monthly Status
Folder 16 COBE Publications
Folder 17 Memorandum of Understanding
Folder 18 Cost Review Instrument
Folder 19 Altitude Control Critical Design Review
Folder 20 Electrical System Review
Folder 21 Performance Spec. Revision A
Folder 22 Cost Review Technical [HDQ Review]
Folder 23 Twin Industries Inc.
Box 9 Folder 1 IDR
Folder 2 Reports and Documents - COBE Financial Management Reports
Folder 3 Periodic Meeting Reports #1
Folder 4 Periodic Meeting Reports #2
Folder 5 Progress Reports from Goddard
Folder 6 Engineering Monthly Reports Jan-Dec
Folder 7 Manpower Reports
Folder 8 COBE White Report
Folder 9 DIRBE Monthly Report
Folder 10 FIRAS Monthly Report
Folder 11 Blue Team Meetings
Folder 12 Notes and Memos
Folder 13 UCBSSL No.636-77 Satellite Proposal
Folder 14 Status Report for COBE, August 1, 1977
Folder 15 NASA COBE Continuation 81
Folder 16 NAS5-24105 Cumulative Report Listings, October 1977
Folder 17 Final Report - NAS5-24105, May 9, 1978
Folder 18 Contract Correspondence, NAS5-24105 (Administrative), May 9, 1978
Folder 19 COBE Proposal 3/81 and Modification, 1981
Folder 20 DIRBE and FIRAS and DMR
Folder 21 IDR - DIRBE
Box 10 Folder 1 IDR - FIRAS
Folder 2 DIRBE Experiment on COBE
Folder 3 FIRAS Experiment on COBE
Folder 4 Specifications - DMR
Folder 5 DMR
Folder 6 DMR Proposal Outline
Folder 7 Aerojet - Aerojet Budget Work - COBE
Folder 8 COBE Correspondence LBL to Aerojet
Folder 9 COBE Correspondence Aerojet to LBL
Folder 10 Data Analysis - General Info
Folder 11 Ground Support Equipment
Folder 12 IAC Background Material
Folder 13 CSC
Folder 14 JPL Data Analysis
Folder 15 Quadrilateralized Spherical Cube Database
Folder 16 Headquarters Review, April 1988
Folder 17 Astrophysics Data Operations
Folder 18 Delta Critical Design Review
Folder 19 CACS
Folder 20 DIDCS
Folder 21 Subject Report - COBE AEM-ERBS Module
Folder 22 COBE Science Payload Evaluation Study
Folder 23 COBE Instrument Implementation Plan
Folder 24 Performance Assurance Requirements
Folder 25 Budgeting and Planning - COBE Budget Estimates
Folder 26 COBE DMR Finances
Folder 27 COBE 533 Reports for NAS5-27592
Folder 28 COBE 533 Reports for NAS5-25007
Folder 29 COBE Study Proposal
Folder 30 COBE Status Report for NAS5-24105 (8/1/77), August 1977
Box 11 Folder 1 PEPPP
Folder 2 1981 Bi-Monthly Reports
Folder 3 1980 Bi-Monthly Reports
Folder 4 1979 Bi-Monthly Reports
Folder 5 1978 Bi-Monthly Reports
Folder 6 COBE 25007 Reports - COBE (NAS5-25007) Monthly Report Covers
Folder 7 COBE Monthly Report, March 1978
Folder 8 COBE Monthly Report, May 1978
Folder 9 COBE Monthly Report, July 1978
Folder 10 COBE Monthly Report, September 1978
Folder 11 COBE Monthly Report, November 1978
Folder 12 COBE Monthly Report, January 1979
Folder 13 COBE Monthly Report, March 1979
Folder 14 COBE Monthly Report, May 1979
Folder 15 COBE Monthly Report, July 1979
Folder 16 COBE Monthly Report, September 1979
Folder 17 COBE Monthly Report, November 1979, March 1980
Folder 18 Statement of Work
Folder 19 Report Guidelines
Folder 20 PI's Responsibilities
Folder 21 Program Plan, Final, 1978-1979
Folder 22 Final COBE, 1978-1979
Folder 23 COBE Final Report, 1980
Folder 24 COBE Final Report, 1981
Folder 25 COBE Final Report, 1978-1983
Folder 26 Program Plan, Drafts and Materials
Folder 27 COBE Charter
Folder 28 Administrative Correspondence NAS5-25007
Folder 29 Proposal, Contract and Associated Stuff - Proposal to NASA 1/25/78 which became NAS5-25007, 1978-1979
Folder 30 COBE Continuation Proposal, January 1980
Folder 31 Contract, NASA #: NAS5-25007, March 1, 1978
Folder 32 Contract Modifications
Folder 33 Statement of Work, November 11, 1977
Folder 34 Administrative Correspondence NAS5-25007
Folder 35 Cumulative Reports NAS5-25007
Folder 36 Cumulative Reports NAS5-25007 Smoot
Folder 37 COBE Overview, 1980
Folder 38 Cumulative Reports NAS5-27592 Smoot
Folder 39 Administrative Correspondence NAS5-27592 Smoot
Box 12 Folder 1 IDSP GSFC 1982 rev. 1984
Folder 2 CSC Report on COBE data Management
Folder 3 CSC COBE Data Processing
Folder 4 COBE IGSE Capabilities
Folder 5 ECIL CSC, May 1978
Folder 6 COBE System Concept Review Science Data Room Science Working Group Responsibilities, January 25, 1985
Folder 7 COBE Instruments [DMR CDSR, Science Processing Design, Data Sets for FIRAS, DIRBE, DMR, Data Dictionary]
Folder 8 COBE Instruments [IGSE, STOL Capabilities]
Folder 9 COBE Instruments [Observability]
Folder 10 COBE Instruments [COBE Coordinate Systems Definition, Fluctuations Observability, Data Reduction, Operations Concept, DMR Instrument Definition Report, Statement of Work …]
Folder 11 COBE Instruments [Walsh Transforms, COBE Memos, Data Processes, FIRAS and DMR Software]
Folder 12 COBE Instruments [CDSR Science Working Group - SWG]
Folder 13 COBE Instruments [SWG, DMR Mid-Term Test Review]
Folder 14 COBE Instruments [DIRBE Stray Light Analysis, CSDR Preliminary Design Review]
Folder 15 COBE Instruments [Instrument Definition Report for DMR]
Folder 16 COBE Instruments [Instrument Definition Report - Isotropy Instrument - DMR]
Folder 17 COBE Instruments [Instruments Flight Performance Requirements, Systems Requirements]
Folder 18 COBE Instruments [SWG, Project Status Review, Calibration Report, Fracture Control Panel, Microphonics]
Folder 19 COBE Instruments [SWG Meeting Notes, Microphonics, Accelerated Schedule Proposal, Calibration Data Sets, Instruments Development]
Box 13 Folder 1 COBE Instruments [Instrument Definition Report for DIRBE, COBE PER Instruments, COBE/Delta OMNI Deployment Mechanism]
Folder 2 COBE Instruments [Pre-Integration Review - DMR, GSFC Specification, DMR Interface Control Document, Performance Verification Matrix]
Folder 3 COBE Instruments [PDR Vol. III : DIRBE, June 6-7, 1983
Folder 4 COBE Instruments [DMR Monthly from GFSC]
Folder 5 COBE Instruments [Execution Phase Project Plan, COBE FIRAS SWG, DMC Moon Calibration, IRAS Lessons Learned, Performance Specification, Program Requirements and Design Guidelines for DIRBE]
Folder 6 COBE Instruments [Execution Phase Project Plan, Verification Specification, Fracture Control Plan, Minutes COBE Phase I and DEWAR Phase II Safety Review]
Folder 7 COBE Instruments [COBE Concepts Review, Minutes from Phase 0 Safety Review, Biannual Review]
Folder 8 COBE Instruments [Fracture Control Plan, FIRAS Interface Control Document]
Folder 9 COBE Instruments [Pre-Environmental Review Vol. 1]
Folder 10 COBE Instruments [Pre-Environmental Review Vol. 2]
Folder 11 COBE Instruments [Critical Design Review Vol. 1]
Folder 12 COBE Instruments [Critical Design Review Vol. II]
Folder 13 COBE Instruments [Critical Design Review Vol. III]
Folder 14 COBE Instruments [DMR Subsystem Software, CSDR Data Management, CSDR News Bulletins, GDS - Spacecraft Database Status]
Folder 15 COBE Instruments [Mission Operations and Command Verification, Mission Planning Tools, Coordinate Definitions, Attitude Control, DMR Diagnostics, RIDs from CSDR CDR]
Folder 16 COBE Instruments [CSDR CDR Review, Operations and Data Analysis Requirements - SWG, GSFC Specification for DMR, FIRAS Enquirer, SWG Pipeline Test, Delta Axes and Orientation]
Folder 17 COBE Instruments [CSDR CDR RID Responses, FIRAS SWG Pipeline, data Management Subsystem Build 1, Minutes - Attitude Requirements Meeting, Delta CDR, Validation Plan]
Box 14 Folder 1 COBE Instruments [SWG Project Pipeline Tests, Software Development, CSDR, IGSE, Mission Planning, and Operations, CAC Operations Agreement]
Folder 2 COBE Bi-Monthly Report
Folder 3 George [Bi-Monthly Progress Report]
Folder 4 Scott [Bi-Monthly Progress Report]
Folder 5 Phil [Bi-Monthly Progress Report]
Folder 6 Chris [Bi-Monthly Progress Report]
Folder 7 Steven [Bi-Monthly Progress Report]
Folder 8 Reports and Timetables
Folder 9 COBE General Info
Folder 10 Preparation for Bi-Monthly Report for Months of January-February, 1980
Folder 11 COBE Monthly Report
Folder 12 Design Proposal - COBE
Folder 13 Design Proposal - Goddard Briefing, April 28, 1975
Folder 14 COBE Design Proposal, 1978
Folder 15 Design Proposal - COBE SRT Proposal
Folder 16 3 K Anistropy Satellite Proposal
Folder 17 Design Proposal - Cosmic Microwave Experiment Proposal, 1976
Folder 18 Design Proposal - Goddard, MIT Princeton [Cosmological Background Radiation Satellite], [October 1974]
Folder 19 Design Proposal - [Ball Brothers, Boeing]
Folder 20 Design Proposal - [Feasibility Study of the Boeing Small Reasearch Module]
Folder 21 Design Proposal [Small Research Module Auroral Satellite]
Folder 22 Design Proposal - [Satellite Calculations]
Folder 23 Design Proposal [Heat Capacity Mapping Mission]
Folder 24 Design Proposal - [NASA, Lockheed Martin]
Folder 25 Design Proposal - Scout
Folder 26 Design Proposal - IRAS
Box 15 Folder 1 Design Proposal - AO #6 and 7
Folder 2 Design Proposal - Miscellaneous Drawings
Folder 3 3 K Isotropy Experiment Satellite Proposal
Folder 4 Satellite Management Section
Folder 5 Specifications - Biannual Review, June 1984
Folder 6 Far Infrared Absolute Spectrophotometer (FIRAS) Preliminary Performance Specification and Flight Subsystem Design
Folder 7 Specifications - COBE DMR Interface Control Document
Folder 8 Specifications - COBE Thermal Specifications
Folder 9 Specifications - Spacecraft Observation Preliminary Design Review
Folder 10 COBE Third Quarterly Meeting, 1983
Folder 11 Specifications - COBE Electrical Systems Design Handbook
Folder 12 On Orbit Attitude Control of COBE
Folder 13 Phase 0, 1 Safety Review COBE, 1982 and 1985
Folder 14 Specifications - Configuration Management Plan
Folder 15 Specifications - Dicke Switch - Critical Design Review
Folder 16 Equipment and Software Data Processing
Folder 17 Missing Operations Planning Review
Folder 18 Mission Phase Power Status Summaries
Folder 19 Dollar / Schedule / Manpower Report
Folder 20 Payload Operations Prelim Design Review
Box 16 Folder 1 Support Instrumentation Requirements
Folder 2 Sun Shade Mission Analysis, 1983
Folder 3 System Safety Plan, 1982
Folder 4 Dewar System Specifications
Folder 5 Preliminary Ground System Scenario
Folder 6 Structural, Thermal, Power Summaries
Folder 7 COBE Project Start
Folder 8 COBE Structure
Folder 9 COBE Periodic Meetings
Folder 10 DMR System Concept
Folder 11 Instruments Development Plan
Folder 12 System Concept Review Project Response
Folder 13 System Concept Review Problem Report
Folder 14 Data Analysis and GSE Documents and Software
Folder 15 Science Data Analysis Software Documentation Vol. 2
Folder 16 Science Data Analysis Software Prelim Review
Folder 17 Instrument Ground Support Equipment
Folder 18 Science Working Group
Folder 19 Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis
Folder 20 System Concept Review
Folder 21 COBE Blue Team Review, May 5-8, 1981
Folder 22 DMR Systematic Error Review, December 17, 1991
Folder 23 DMR Software Guide, December 1991
Folder 24 CSDR Hitchhiker's Guide Draft, August 1988
Folder 25 COBE Science Data Room System Test Plan Revision 1.0, June 1988
Folder 26 NASA Headquarters COBE Technical and Cost Review, July 21, 1981
Folder 27 COBE Data Analysis Algorithms
Box 17 Folder 1 COBE - General Info [Overview, Schedule, Newsletter, DMR Status]
Folder 2 COBE Performance Specification for a Delta Launch
Folder 3 Gain Stability Support
Folder 4 Computer Program for Diode Detector Linearity Evaluation - COBE Note DMR 016
Folder 5 Microwave Antenna Analysis Reports
Folder 6 Prelim Thermal Analysis for DMR Thermal Balance Unit
Folder 7 Breadboard Test Plan
Folder 8 COBE Instrument Technology Review
Folder 9 Data Manage [Report Drafts, Data Requirements and Interface, Telemetry Stream, Reduction and Analysis, CSC]
Folder 10 COBE Cost Estimates
Folder 11 COBE Blue Team Review, May 5-8, 1981
Folder 12 COBE Science Data Requirements
Folder 13 Active DMR
Folder 14 GSFC Specification for the COBE DMR
Folder 15 DMR Proposal March 1980
Folder 16 Interface
Folder 17 Experiment Requirements Documents
Folder 18 Miscellaneous Documents - Drawings, Document Change Log, Calibration, Observatory Magnetic Test Plan Rev. A, CSDR 30 Day Plan Preparation, Test Plan for ETU Thermal Shield Integrity Test
Folder 19 COBE Memos
Folder 20 COBE/IPDU
Folder 21 Circulators
Folder 22 DMR 53 Interceptor Plates
Folder 23 DMR 53 Electronics
Folder 24 DMR 53 Antenna
Box 18 Folder 1 DMR - Electronics
Folder 2 COBE Dewar
Folder 3 DMR 53/90
Folder 4 DMR - 90
Folder 5 DMR-31
Folder 6 DMR 53 Radiator
Folder 7 DMR 53 Assembly
Folder 8 DMR 53 Frame
Folder 9 Mission Operations Planning Review Vol. 3, May 6-7, 1986
Folder 10 IGSE
Box 19 Folder 1 DMR Verification Test Procedures - Bob Walla
Folder 2 COBE Thermal Shield Integrity Test
Folder 3 Mission Operations Review
Folder 4 31 GHz Powerups COBE
Folder 5 DMR/COBE Manuals, Explanation, Guides, Notes
Folder 6 DMR User Guide
Folder 7 COBE Test Planning Meetings Minutes
Folder 8 Data
Folder 9 Noise Diode Stability from JPL Tests
Folder 10 Final Report NSG 2125
Folder 11 Test Planning, Thermal Review, Post Environmental Review
Folder 12 PERT, Budget Plan, SWG
Folder 13 Miscellaneous Technical Documents and Photos
Folder 14 Miscellaneous Technical Documents and Photos (part 2)
Box 20 Folder 1 SWG Meetings, July 13-14, 1992
Folder 2 Right Ascension
Folder 3 MPD Plots
Folder 4 DMR Vugraphs SWG, July 18, 1991
Folder 5 DMR Processing Diagram, IGSE Papers in Progress
Folder 6 Graphs, Memos, Correspondence, Meeting Minutes
Folder 7 Status Report on DIRBE, COBE Extended Mission, DIRBE Report to SWG, DMR Status, 1991
Folder 8 Anistropy Levels, Graphs, SWG Meetings, Anistropy Satellite, FIRAS
Folder 9 Anistropy, DIRBE and DMR Sky Maps
Folder 10 Graphs, DMR Post Regulators, COBE Thermal/RF Shield Requirements, COBE Coordinate Systems Definition, Execution Phase Project Plan, DMR Flight Telemetry and Control Temperature Sensors Installation Procedure, ESD Tests, Report to SWG
Folder 11 Plots, Calibration, DMR Daily Quality Check
Folder 12 Vugraphs
Folder 13 Graphs, Data
Folder 14 Graphs, DMR Software Meeting, DIRBE SWG Meeting
Folder 15 Other ISO Materials Calculations etc.
Folder 16 Physics [GSFC Specification, Verification Plan for DMR]
Folder 17 Proposal - Infrared Space Observatory
Folder 18 DIRBE Absolute Calibration
Folder 19 IGSE Documentation
Folder 20 Mission Operations Planning Review Vol. 1, May 6-7, 1986
Folder 21 Preliminary Design Review CSDR, Day One, February 27-28, 1986
Folder 22 Preliminary Design Review CSDR, Day Two, February 27-28, 1986
Folder 23 Science Working Group - Operations and data Analysis Requirements, February 10, 1986
Folder 24 DMR Subsystem
Folder 25 CSDR Instruments
Folder 26 SWG Meeting Agenda
Folder 27 DIRBE Infrared Observations of the Ecliptic Poles
Folder 28 GSFC Specifications for DMR Rev. A
Folder 29 FIRAS External Calibrator
Folder 30 COBE Project Directory and GSFC Directories
Folder 31 SWG Meeting Agenda, 1993
Folder 32 DMR Software Guide, December 1991
Folder 33 FIRAS Status, May 22, 1993
Folder 34 DIRBE Schedule of Primary Events
Folder 35 Proposed DIRBE Software Enhancements
Box 21 Folder 1 Temporary Special Use Permit / Transporting Equipment through Yosemite
Folder 2 Ned Wright's Library COBLIB.LIS (July 9, 1985), Superceded (10/15/85), 1985
Folder 3 DMR Notebook
Folder 4 COBE Project Objectives and General Description, 1984
Folder 5 Erice Papers
Folder 6 DMR User Guide
Folder 7 CSDR Database Manual
Box 22 Folder 1 4192 05 SKYQO WITEBSKY Film Comix 1 November 83 2 November 83 13.34 [Microfilm], November 1983
Folder 2 4192 05 DECFI02 LUBIN OUT1 09 Jul 82 12 Jul 82 09.45 02.25 8 FRN [Microfilm], July 1982
Folder 3 4190 05 ATTEN19 FILM35 COMIX AYMONG 02 Jun 79 04 Jun 79 PLOT 15.53 03.51 6 FRM [Microfilm], June 1979
Folder 4 Astrophysics U2 Microfiche
Folder 5 To 6/24/77 [Microfiche], June 1977