Thanks, but I'm still a bit boggled. Wasn't temperature control a bit difficult with the sun either being full on or off, or did these satellites have space heaters to warm them up?

Richard Wasserman

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Last time I was at George Eastman House, they had the entire BIMAT system on display. Basically, the film part was dry and there was a second thin film that was wetted with an activator/fixer. These were laminated just after exposure, and developed to completion.

The images were scanned and transmitted back to earth.

Grant Haist was one of the researchers on the project, IIRC.