Accession Number : AD0685159

Title :   SPACE PHYSICS LABORATORY'S SUMMARY OF SPACE RESEARCH SUBMITTED TO COSPAR -- CY 1968.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Jan-Dec 68,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Paulikas,George A.

Report Date : 20 JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Results are presented from experiments on USAF/OAR satellites 1966-70A, 1968-26B, and 1968-59A. The outstanding accomplishments of 1968 were the measurements of atmospheric density and composition at low altitudes (150 to 500 km) with experiments on 1968-59A. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UPPER ATMOSPHERE, SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES), DENSITY, VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT, SOLAR RADIATION, AIRGLOW, X RAYS, NIGHT SKY

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE