Accession Number : AD0705192

Title :   DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF SOUNDING ROCKET PAYLOADS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug 66-31 Jan 70,

Corporate Author : LOWELL TECHNOLOGICAL INST RESEARCH FOUNDATION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Kenyon,Richard E.

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : The report reviews work accomplished from August 1966 through January 1970 on the design, integration and launch support of various sounding rocket payloads. A synopsis of each payload states the basic experimental objectives of the payload; the support electronics and instrumentation supplied; and the results of launch support efforts. Additional material presented concerns various instrumentation and wiring techniques; the design of special purpose mechanisms; and results of special testing. A summary of man-hours expended is included. An appendix containing lists of all drawings produced during the contract completes the report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UPPER ATMOSPHERE, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING), (*SOUNDING ROCKETS, PAYLOAD), MANUFACTURING, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, WIRING DIAGRAMS, TEST METHODS, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, LAUNCHING, INSTRUMENTATION

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE