Accession Number : ADA184809
Title : Analysis of Geophysical Data Bases and Models for Spacecraft Interactions.
Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Aug 83-Oct 86,
Corporate Author : RADEX INC CARLISLE MA
Personal Author(s) : Bass, J N ; Bonito, N A ; Cottrell, K G ; Eckhardt, R J ; McNeil, W J
PDF Url : ADA184809
Report Date : 31 Oct 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 276
Abstract : This contract supported on-going as well as planned research into environments and spacecraft interactions in near space. The major projects are summarized in this report. Models and geophysical data bases were investigated for spacecraft charging, shuttle contamination, electrostatic particle pushing codes, beam-plasma interaction in emitting probes, magnetospheric dynamics. Adiabatic invariance of trapped particles, fluxgate magnetometer simulation and falling sphere accelerometers. In support of the CRRES project, a data management plan has been provided, and a graphics capability was developed for the SPAN network. Software development was involved in all phases, using CYBER, VAX and RIDGE computers.
Descriptors : *SPACE SHUTTLES, *ELECTRIC CHARGE, *MAGNETOSPHERE, *ATMOSPHERES, *ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), TRAPPING(CHARGED PARTICLES), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, MAGNETOMETERS, AURORAE, SPACECRAFT, CONTAMINATION, INTERACTIONS, CHARGED PARTICLES, HIGH ENERGY, ELECTROSTATICS, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, RADIATION BELTS, DATA MANAGEMENT, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, ATMOSPHERE MODELS, ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, GEOPHYSICS, DATA BASES
Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
Electricity and Magnetism
Computer Programming and Software
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE