Accession Number : AD0634120

Title :   ORBIT DETERMINATION FROM DOPPLER SHIFT MEASUREMENTS IN AN ARBITRARY FORCE FIELD.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Masaitis,C.

Report Date : JUN 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A method of determining a satellite orbit in an arbitrary force field from simultaneous three-station observations of the radio Doppler-shift is proposed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS, *DOPPLER SYSTEMS), ORBITS, DOPPLER EFFECT, POSITION FINDING, RADIO EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE