Accession Number:

AD0292245

Title:

CONTINUING SERVICES TO THE 496L SPO SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND INTEGRATION, PROGRAMMING, ORBIT DETERMINATION AND MAINTENANCE

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

PHILCO NEWPORT BEACH CA AERONUTRONIC DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-11-30

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

Contents Development of newimproved methods of orbit determination Equatorial orbit computation, Initial orbit determination from angle observations only, Interplanetary program, General perturbations, Thrust applications, Determination of artificial energy changes in the orbit, Circumlunar Unified Encke trajectory program Areas of research and analysis Correlation of unassociated observations, Re-entry orbits of satellites Modification of the A-1 system Simulation error analysis Tasks not specified in work statement A-1 system documentation, Baker-Nunn camera acquisition coordinate program, Observing schedule program, Correlation of observations in RASSN, Orbital error analysis, Modification of drag and bulge perturbation calculations, Modification to the initial orbit program, Initial orbit radar fix program, Initial orbit least-squares fit program, Evaluation of general perturbations terms.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE