Accession Number : AD0774398

Title :   Space Research. (Investigation of the Gravitational Fields and the Shape of the Earth, other Planets and the Moon by Observations from Space Vehicles),

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Pellinen,L. P.

Report Date : 29 JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : ;Contents: Artificial satellites employed for determining the figure and the gravitational field of the earth; Methods of precise observations of artificial earth satellites; Geometric satellite plottings; The theory of artificial earth satellites motion in the gravitational field of the earth; Dynamic conclusions from artificial earth satellite; Fundamental geodetic constants; The orbit, gravitat field and figure on the moon; Determining the figures and the gravitational fields of the major planets.

Descriptors :   *Geodesy, *Planets, *Moon, *Gravity, Scientific satellites, Geodetic satellites, Satellite tracking systems, Gravimetry, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE