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Helium Cryostat

AKARI(ASTRO-F) is the second infrared astronomy mission of the JAXA/ISAS,and was launched by Japanese M-V rocket in2006 into a sun-synchronous polar orbit with altitude of 700km.
cryostat
AKARI 
 

Hybrid Cryogenic System
Superfluid Liquid Helium
Double-stage Stirling Cooler × 2
Requirements for AKARI(ASTRO-F) Cryostat
1)Cooling Temperature
      Far infrared Detector: 1.8K
      Infrared Camera(IRC): ≤7K
      Telescope: ≤7K
2)Mission Lifetime
      Lifetime of LHe(170L): 1.6years







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