Accession Number : AD0434586

Title :   FEASIBILITY OF A LUNAR OPTICAL RANGING EXPERIMENT,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Iliff,Robert L. ; Tavenner,Michael S.

Report Date : DEC 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : A lunar ranging experiment using a high energy pulsed laser is discussed giving special attention to the required minimum return signal, interfering radiation, detector devices, and pulse length. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LASERS, RANGE FINDING), (*RANGE FINDING, LASERS), MOON, PHOTOMULTIPLIER TUBES, BACKGROUND, SCATTERING, PHOTONS, NIGHT SKY, RESOLUTION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE