Accession Number : AD0822570

Title :   THE DATA EDITOR/DOCTOR. THE SECOND GENERATION ORBITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1961-1962,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Hook, Beverly J. ; Black, Harold D.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 566

Abstract : This report is a detailed description of the Data Editor/Doctor, the largest single task in the Second Generation Orbital Improvement Program -- a program designed to determine the orbit of a near - earth satellite using only doppler data. The program is implemented on an IBM 7094-I and 7094-II. This task, as well as the entire program, is written in assembly language and is executed under the control of the SOS Monitor. The physics of the program together with the program per se are described herein. (Author)

Descriptors :   *SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMS, RADAR TRACKING, DOPPLER RADAR, DATA PROCESSING, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, DOPPLER EFFECT, SUBROUTINES, FLOW CHARTING, INSTRUCTION MANUALS, NAVIGATION SATELLITES, NAVY, ORBITS.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE