Accession Number : ADA017277

Title :   LAGEOS Laser Observations Error Analysis,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Shapiro,Irwin I. ; Counselmann,Charles C. , III ; Willson,Robert

Report Date : 08 AUG 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Error analyses were performed to estimate the accuracy with which the locations of satellite tracking stations and the motion of the earth's pole will be determinable from laser-ranging observations of the proposed LAGEOS satellite.

Descriptors :   *Satellite tracking systems, *Laser tracking, Orbits, Computerized simulation

Subject Categories : Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE