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    Volume 1, Number 14                          June 9, 1992

The  Extreme  Ultraviolet  Explorer  satellite  was  successfully
launched from Launch Complex 17A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sta-
tion, Florida, at 12:40 pm EDT (16:40 GMT)  on  Sunday,  June  7,
1992.   All  systems were green and go at the start of the launch
window at 12:24 EDT, but there was a slight hold due to  an  air-
craft  in  the  launch  range.  The  spacecraft  orbit  has  been
described as "perfect," with variation from the nominal  altitude
of approximately 2/10 of a nautical mile.

The MAPS high-gain antenna was deployed,  and  the  EUVE  Science
Operations  Center at UC Berkeley is receiving good telemetry via

The spacecraft has spent time in inertial mode with stars in both
star  trackers.   It has also spent some time spinning at 1.3 RPO
for star acquisition purposes.

The Flight Operations Team has successfully converged aspect, and
experiments with controlled slewing are underway.

Guest Observer Proposals are still due on July 1, 1992.
The  EUVE  Electronic  Newsletter  is  issued  by  the Center for  
Extreme  Ultraviolet  Astrophysics,   University  of  California, 
Berkeley. The opinions expressed  are those of the authors.
Publisher: Roger F. Malina,  Managing Editor: Camille Trentacoste
      Funded by NASA Contracts NAS5-30180 and NAS5-29298.
Send newsletter correspondence to: pub@ssl.berkeley.edu (Internet)
The EUVE Project is managed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
in  Greenbelt, MD.  The EUVE Project Manager at GSFC is Mr. Frank
Volpe, the GSFC Project Scientist for EUVE is Dr. Yoji Kondo, the
Deputy Project Scientist is Dr. Ronald Oliversen. The NASA  Head-
quarters EUVE Program Scientist is Dr. Robert Stachnik, the Depu-
ty  Program  Scientist is Dr. Derek Buzasi, the NASA Headquarters
EUVE Program Manager is Mr. John  Lintott.   Information  on  the
EUVE Guest Observer Program is available from:

     Dr. Yoji Kondo, Mail Code 684 GSFC, Greenbelt, MD 20771
           (301) 286-6247 -  kondo@stars.SPAN.NASA.GOV

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