Accession Number : AD0462345


Title :   TABLE OF THE ARTIFICIAL EARTH SATELLITES LAUNCHED IN 1957-64


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : King-Hele, D G ; Quinn, Eileen


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/462345.pdf


Report Date : Feb 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 81


Abstract : All known artificial satellites launched before 1 January 1965 are listed chronologically. Lifetimes, weights, dimensions and orbital details are given for instrumented satellites and their final-stage rockets. Other fragments from satellites are listed without these details. The methods used in compiling the Table are described. Many improvements have been made since the previous issue.


Descriptors :   *ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE) , EARTH ORBITS , TIME , LAUNCHING , INDEXES , SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES , UNITED KINGDOM , DESCENT TRAJECTORIES , TABLES(DATA) , GEOMETRIC FORMS , CONFIGURATIONS , WEIGHT


Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE