Accession Number : AD0736425

Title :   Research Directed Toward Design of Instrumentation for Investigations of Aerospace by Rocket and Satellite Probe Techniques.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 68-31 Jul 71,

Corporate Author : COMSTOCK AND WESTCOTT INC CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : Verdi,William P.

Report Date : 01 SEP 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : The report provides detailed design information for electronic and mechanical instrumentation furnished for use on rocket and satellite-borne experiments and associated ground support equipment. These experiments were concerned with the detection and measurement of charged-particle phenomena and electric fields in the space environment. Items designed, developed and fabricated under this contract include: Experimental Programmers, High Voltage Power Supplies, Charged Particle Sensors, Electric Field Sensors, Extendible Spacecraft Appendages (Booms), Ground Support Equipment, etc. Photographs, schematics, diagrams, etc. for typical components are included in the report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, CHARGED PARTICLES), (*ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, INSTRUMENTATION), (*SOUNDING ROCKETS, INSTRUMENTATION), (*SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES, INSTRUMENTATION), PAYLOAD, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, MODULES(ELECTRONICS), PHOTOMETERS, RADIATION MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, POWER SUPPLIES, DETECTORS, ELECTRIC FIELDS, UPPER ATMOSPHERE

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Nuclear Instrumentation
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE