Accession Number : AD0475218


Title :   THE ORBIT OF TIROS 7 (1963-24A) FEBRUARY 13-23, 1965.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Corporate Author : ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Scott, Diana W


Report Date : Oct 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 23


Abstract : The orbit of Tiros 7 has been determined from Minitrack observations for part of February 1965, using the RAE orbit improvement programme. A table of orbital parameters is given for 7 nodes spaced at 25-node intervals. The orbital elements are compared with those given by the NASA orbit of the satellite. (Author)


Descriptors :   *METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES , CIRCULAR ORBITS , UNITED KINGDOM , ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , MEASUREMENT , ERRORS , TABLES(DATA)


Subject Categories : Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE