Accession Number : AD0287537

Title :   ROCKETS FOR USE IN UPPER ATMOSPHERE RESEARCH

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : BERNING, WARREN W.

Report Date : JUL 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : IENTIFIERS: Nike Cajun, Strongarm. The atmospheric and geophysical properties of theATMOSPHERE ABOVE 100 KM AND THEIR METHODS OF MEASUREMENT ARE DISCUSSED, WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE INTERACTION OF THE SOUNDING VEHICLE WITH THE PROPERTIES BEING MEASURED. The economics of rocket sounding including considerations of trajectories, altitudes, vehicle speed and geographical location are discussed.

Descriptors :   *ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, *SOUNDING ROCKETS, *UPPER ATMOSPHERE, ATMOSPHERES, AURORAE, COSTS, ELECTRONS, ELECTROSTATICS, GEOPHYSICS, INSTRUMENTATION, IONOSPHERE, MAGNETIC FIELDS, MAGNETIC PROPERTIES, MAGNETOMETERS, OXYGEN, PHOTOGRAPHS, ROCKET TRAJECTORIES, GEOMAGNETISM, THERMISTORS, VELOCITY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE