beam splitter telescope end  End view of the GP-B telescope after it had mounted onto the rest of the Science Instrument Assembly. The small black box contains the highly specialized photo detector that will keep track of the guide star.  June, 1997 teletop  Looking down at the top of the telescope's beam splitter array. The two protusions behind the mirror plate contain the Diode Mount Assemblies. beamsplit side  Side view of the beam splitter at the top of the telescope. telescope backlit  Backlit view of a prototype telescope optics. bower telescope  Ken Bower with the telescope Feb. 1998 telescope proto  Professional photograph of an early telescope model.
telescope4 tele quartz  Early assemby of the SIA ( Science Instrument Assembly). The telescope (front) is shown bonded to the integrated quartz block. The gyroscope lines (visible in the back) protrude from the quartz block. window4  Looking down through the outer window of the probe into the telescope. telescope1  End view of a partially integrated telescope assembly. telchip stamp  Telescope detector chip placed over a postage stamp for scale. detector top  Micrograph of the telescope detector array. detector package  The detector package assembly is mounted to a fixture for vacuum testing.
image divider-hires DMA dime  The telescope Diode Mount Assembly (DMA) poses next to a dime. tscope2-kb adjust2 tscope3-greenlight tscope6-ida2 tscope10-topview2 tscope16-handheld
tscope14-barrel sight tscope8-freestanding tscope12-kb-holding tscope4a-dpa tscope ida extract tscope-trans bkgd