Accession Number : AD0750627

Title :   Orbital Operations and Preliminary Results for the Satellite Prospero.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Adams,V. W.

Report Date : JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 90

Abstract : The satellite Prospero (1971-93A) was launched from Woomera by the British Black Arrow launcher on 28 October 1971. The report describes operations for the recovery of data from Prospero in orbit and is based largely on the orbital operations plan produced prior to launch. Results from operational control reports are also given. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES, *SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS), TELEMETER SYSTEMS, SATELLITE ATTITUDE, ORBITS, ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS, GUIDED MISSILE RANGES, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, TELEMETERING DATA

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft
      Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE