Accession Number : ADA288488

Title :   The Design and Implementation of the Military Applications of Shiptracks Experiment on Space Transportation System - 65.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Kirschbaum, Andrew R.

PDF Url : ADA288488

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : A detailed discussion is presented on the design, documentation participants, mission conduct, and payload support involved in the MAST experiment onboard the STS-65 mission. A comparison is shown between the high resolution imagery obtained from the MAST experiment and current weather imagery from NOAA satellites. Recommendations are made for further MAST payloads on future Space Shuttle flights.

Descriptors :   *SPACE TRANSPORTATION, PAYLOAD, SPACE SYSTEMS, OBSERVATION, TEST METHODS, HIGH RESOLUTION, IMAGES, SPACE SHUTTLES, LABORATORIES, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, EARTH(PLANET), MASTS, SPACE FLIGHT.

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE