Accession Number : ADB010123

Title :   A Review of Communications Satellites and Related Spacecraft for Factors Influencing Mission Success. Volume I. Analyses.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA SATELLITE SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Buehl, F. W. ; Hammerand, R. E.

Report Date : 17 NOV 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 127

Abstract : Volume 1 of a three volume review of communications satellites and related spacecraft programs to identify factors influencing mission success. Military and commercial programs are included. Factors reviewed include orbital performance, launch vehicle considerations, reliability and quality assurance programs, testing, affect of military requirements, and program management. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MILITARY SATELLITES), (*COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, MISSION PROFILES), (*SPACECRAFT, MISSIONS, SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS, ORBITS, RELIABILITY, LAUNCH VEHICLES, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE, SECURE COMMUNICATIONS, ANTIJAMMING, X BAND, ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY.

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE