Accession Number : AD0463141


Title :   CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GEOS A SPACECRAFT,


Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB


Personal Author(s) : Newton, Robert R


Report Date : Nov 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 14


Abstract : This paper describes the GEOS A spacecraft that will be launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the late summer of 1965. Characteristics of the optical beacons, the Doppler beacons, and of the timing signals are given in detail. (Author)


Descriptors :   *NAVIGATION SATELLITES , *SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES , GEODESICS , GEODESICS , ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , ORBITS , RADAR EQUIPMENT , RANGE FINDING , BEACONS , DOPPLER SYSTEMS , TELEMETER SYSTEMS , TRANSPONDERS , LASERS , REFLECTORS , OPTICAL EQUIPMENT , TRACKING , SOLAR CELLS , POWER SUPPLIES , TIMING DEVICES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE