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DART Raw Images for the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for OpNav (DRACO) instrument

A newer version of this data set has been publicly released. Go here for the current version.


Abstract: This data collection contains calibrated images from the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for Optical navigation (DRACO) instrument flown aboard the impactor spacecraft of NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission. These images have been calibrated to either radiance or reflectance, depending on the mission phase, and have been put into a simple 2D fits format. Ancillary files used in the calibration process are included in the data set as either 2D fits format or ASCII fixed-width table format. The DART mission was a planetary defense mission designed to test and measure the deflection caused by a kinetic impactor (the spacecraft) on the orbit of Dimorphos asteroid around its primary, (65803) Didymos.

urn:nasa:pds:dart:data_dracoraw::1.0 [Overview] MD5 Checksums Browse (363.0 GB) Download (47.9 GB in 3 files)

PDS citation information for this PDS4 collection: "Ernst, C.; Daly, T.; Barnouin, O.; Espiritu, R.; Raw Images for the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for OpNav (DRACO) instrument, urn:nasa:pds:dart:data_dracoraw::1.0, NASA Planetary Data System, 2023."

DOI: 10.26007/qw9t-pm42

This PDS4 collection is a part of the following PDS4 bundle:

urn:nasa:pds:dart::1.0 DART Spacecraft Archive Bundle Browse

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