Accession Number : AD0609594

Title :   ELECTRONICS RESEARCH PROGRAM. RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION ON SPACE APPLICATIONS OF MILLIMETER WAVES.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual technical note for 1 Jul-31 Dec 62,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Stacey,J.

Report Date : 21 MAY 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 132

Abstract : Progress is reported in the planning and development of a millimeter wave observatory. A description of the instrumentation is given, and the observational goals are outlined. A technical description is given of the antenna, the type of mounting, the attitude control system, and the boresighting problems. The observatory is scheduled to conduct a research activity into the millimeter wave region. An initial operating wavelength of 3.2 millimeters is planned with a growth capability extending to 1.2 millimeters. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTRONICS, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT), (*RADIO ASTRONOMY, MILLIMETER WAVES), (*MILLIMETER WAVES, RADIO ASTRONOMY), ANTENNAS, INSTRUMENTATION, ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS, BORESIGHTING, ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES, ATTENUATION, PROPAGATION, ATMOSPHERES, RADIOMETERS, RADOMES, GALAXIES, MOON, SUN, PLANETS, DATA PROCESSING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE