136. SAM Analog Electronics (AE)
Flight Model of the SAM (Surface Analysis at Mars) Analog Electronics
(AE) Package in final bench testing at Battel Engineering. The AE is
mounting to a cooling fixture on the test bench due to its power
dissipation when the power supply is fully loaded to 240 watts. The
package is designed for conductive cooling through the frames to the
side of the box mounted to the cooling fixture.