Accession Number : AD0641509

Title :   A COMPREHENSIVE MAP OF THE SPACE RADIATION ENVIRONMENT,

Corporate Author : TRW SPACE TECHNOLOGY LABS REDONDO BEACH CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rosen,A. ; Eberhard,C. A. ; Farley,T. A. ; Vogl,J. L.

Report Date : 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 272

Abstract : The handbook consists of two divisions; a Space Radiation Map and a Background Information Section. The term Space Radiation, as used in the handbook, includes high energy particulate radiation: (a) Electrons of energy greater than 10 kev (E>10 kev); (b) Protons: E>50 kev; and (c) Other charged and uncharged particles with atomic numbers Z>1: E>50 kev; and high energy electromagnetic radiation (photons): E>10 kev. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, *MAPS), (*HANDBOOKS, ASTRONAUTICS), ELECTRONS, PROTONS, SOLAR FLARES, AURORAE, COSMIC RAYS

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE