Accession Number : ADA019634
Title : Vehicle Potential Control by Means of Electron Emission.
Descriptive Note : Instrumentation papers,
Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MASS
Personal Author(s) : Sherman,Christopher
Report Date : 18 AUG 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 32
Abstract : A system for controlling the potential of a vehicle (rocket or satellite) in flight by use of an emitted current of low energy electrons is described. Diagnostic instruments for measuring the efficacy of such a system are discussed. Results of the use of such a system on a sounding rocket launched into the lower ionosphere are presented.
Descriptors : *Sounding rockets, *Voltage, Control, Electron emission, Probes, Rockets, Atmospheric sounding
Subject Categories : Meteorology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE