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THE GAS CHROMATOGRAPH MASS SPECTROMETER FOR THE HUYGENS PROBE
 

Summary: THE GAS CHROMATOGRAPH MASS SPECTROMETER FOR THE
HUYGENS PROBE
H. B. NIEMANN1,, S. K. ATREYA2,, S. J. BAUER3,, K. BIEMANN4,, B.
BLOCK2, G. R. CARIGNAN2,, T. M. DONAHUE2,, R. L. FROST9, D. GAUTIER5,,
J. A. HABERMAN1, D. HARPOLD1, D. M. HUNTEN6,, G. ISRAEL7,, J. I.
LUNINE6,, K. MAUERSBERGER8,, T. C. OWEN10,, F. RAULIN11,, J. E.
RICHARDS1, S. H. WAY1
1National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA (E-mail:
Hasso.B.Niemann@nasa.gov; Fax: +1 301 614-6406); 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
48109, USA; 3Institute for Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Graz, A-8010 Graz, Austria;
4Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 01239, USA; 5Observatoire de
Paris-Meudon, F-92195 Meudon Cedex, France; 6University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85716, USA;
7Service d'Aéronomie du CNRS, F-91371 Verrières le Buisson Cedex, France; 8Max Planck
Institute, Kernphysik, D-69029 Heidelberg, Germany; 9University of Alabama, CMC, 817 22nd
Street, South Birmingham, AL 35205, USA; 10University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA;
11Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systèmes Atmosphériques, Université Paris 12 et Paris 7,
Avenue du général de Gaulle, F-94010 Creteil Cedex, France
Received 11 September 1998; Accepted in final form 25 May 1999
Abstract. The Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GCMS) on the Huygens Probe will meas-
ure the chemical composition of Titan's atmosphere from 170 km altitude (1 hPa) to the surface

  

Source: Atreya, Sushil - Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science, University of Michigan

 

Collections: Physics