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Paper: Real-Mission Operations of the SWAS Science Data Pipeline
Volume: 281, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XI
Page: 359
Authors: Wang, Zhong; Patten, Brian M.; Ashby, Matthew L. N.; Zhang, Yun Fei; Plume, Rene
Abstract: SWAS, the Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite mission, has been in successful flight operations with a high observing efficiency (>80%) since January 1999. Its daily data reduction pipeline, created by integrating parts of existing software tools and building from scratch a set of special-purpose codes, systematically monitors, calibrates, and archives the continuous data stream from the satellite. It has proven to be a reliable, flexible, and efficient system in support of the mission's active scientific programs.
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