Accession Number : AD0781836

Title :   Infrared Spectrometer System for Aerobee Rocket Payload.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual rept. no. 1,

Corporate Author : CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y CENTER FOR RADIOPHYSICS AND SPACE RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Houck,James R. ; Briotta,Daniel A. , Jr. ; Pipher,Judith L.

Report Date : 15 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The report describes work concerning the design of a liquid Helium cooled infrared spectrometer for an Aerobee sounding rocket payload. The flight is designed to study the diffuse radiation from the Ecliptic and Galactic planes. The designs of the Dewar and electronics systems are not described here. The telescope will be an f3 7-inch aperture Cassegrain system. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Atmospheric sounding, *Infrared spectrometers, Sounding rockets

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE