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The Stardust Wild 2 Encounter Dynamic Science Experiment Data Archive


   This document provides an overview of this volume of the Stardust
   Wild 2 Encounter Dynamic Science Experiment Data Archive, including
   a complete listing of the volume contents.

   This volume contains Dynamic Science Experiment data. Refer to the
   PDS DATASET catalog objects for more details.

Volume Format

   This volume has been formatted according to the ISO-9660 level 2
   Interchange Standard.

   This volume does not contain any Extended Attribute Records (XAR).
   Thus, some VAX/VMS users may have problems accessing files on this

File Formats

   All text documents and other meta information files such as
   descriptions, PDS object definitions and detached PDS labels are
   stream format files, with a carriage return (ASCII 13) and a line
   feed character (ASCII 10) at the end of the record.  This allows the
   files to be read by MS-DOS/Windows, Unix, and VMS operating systems.

Volume Contents

   Files on this volume are organized into a set of subdirectories
   below the top-level directory. The following table shows the
   structure and content of these directories. In the table, directory
   names are enclosed in square brackets ([]). See the *INFO.TXT files
   in each directory for specific information on the files in the

   |-- AAREADME.TXT        The text version of the AAREADME file.
   |-- AAREADME.LBL        PDS label for both AAREADME files.
   |-- VOLDESC.CAT         Description of the contents of this volume.
   |-- ERRATA.TXT          Comments and errata on this volume.
   |--[CATALOG]            Directory containing PDS catalog objects.
   |  |
   |  |-- CATINFO.TXT            Description of files in the CATALOG directory.
   |  |-- DATASET.CAT            Description of Wild 2 Dynamic Science data set.
   |  |-- DYNSCI.CAT             Description of the Dynamic Science instruments.
   |  |-- SDU.CAT                Description of the Stardust spacecraft.
   |  |-- STARDUST.CAT           Description of the Stardust mission.
   |  |-- PERSONNEL.CAT          Description of personnel who created this volume.
   |  |-- REFERENCE.CAT          List of publications mentioned in catalog files.
   |  +-- 81P_WILD_2_1978_A2.CAT Description of the mission target, comet Wild 2.
   |--[DATA]               Directory containing Dynamic Science data files.
   |  |
   |  |-- *.TAB            Dynamic Science Experiment data file(s).
   |  |-- *.LBL            Label(s) for Dynamic Science data file(s).
   |  +-- *.FMT            Dynamic Science table format definition file(s).
   |--[DOCUMENT]           Directory containing volume related documents.
   |  |
   |  |-- DOCINFO.TXT      Description of files in the DOCUMENT directory.
   |  |-- SFF_SIS_SDU.PDF  Small Forces File SIS in Adobe PDF format.
   |  |-- SFF_SIS_SDU.LBL  Label for Small Forces File SIS.
   |  +-- ONLABELS.TXT     Description of PDS labels for data files.
   +--[INDEX]              Directory containing index files.
      |-- INDXINFO.TXT     Description of files in the INDEX directory.
      |-- INDEX.TAB        Index table of Dynamic Science data on this volume.
      +-- INDEX.LBL        PDS label for INDEX.TAB file.

Whom to Contact for Information

   Stardust Radio Science and Dynamic Science Experiment Science Lead:

      Dr. John D. Anderson
      Phone: +1 (818) 354-3956
      Electronic mail address:

      MAIL STOP 238-420
      Jet Propulsion Laboratory
      California Institute of Technology
      4800 Oak Grove Drive
      Pasadena, CA, 91109-8099

   Stardust Data Management and Archive Team (DMA):

      Charles H. Acton, Jr.
      Phone: +1 (818) 354-3869
      Electronic mail address:

      Boris V. Semenov
      Phone: +1 (818) 354-8136
      Electronic mail address:

      MAIL STOP 301-125L
      Jet Propulsion Laboratory
      California Institute of Technology
      4800 Oak Grove Drive
      Pasadena, CA, 91109-8099

Cognizant Persons

   The volume was designed Stardust DMA team (Charles Acton and Boris