AIA Telescope Structural System


The AIA Telescope Structural System includes the telescope tube, and the support legs.

The telescope structure is composed of the telescope tube, made by a subsidary of ATK, the former COI, and the legs system.

The telescope tube is the second generation of the tube that supports the successful Hinode XRT. Please refer to this page for more information on the tube.

The leg system was designed specifically for ths telescope. A discussion of the leg structure design, and the testing can be found at this page .

Questions, comments 17 October 2008