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