Accession Number : AD0770490

Title :   Wind Tunnel Evaluation of High Altitude Temperature Sensors.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CELESTIAL RESEARCH CORP SOUTH PASADENA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rogers,K. W.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Results of wind tunnel testing of three rocketsonde temperature sensors at reduced pressures are reported. These tests were performed to evaluate the effective aerodynamic recovery factor in rarefied flows simulating flight conditions experienced in rocketsonde flights between 50 and 70 km. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Temperature measuring instruments, *Atmospheric sounding, Upper atmosphere, Sounding rockets, Wind tunnel tests, Flight simulation

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE