Accession Number:

AD0339967

Title:

A SATELLITE AND SPACE VEHICLE PROGRAM FOR THE NEXT STEPS BEYOND THE PRESENT VANGUARD PROGRAM

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1957-12-10

Pagination or Media Count:

130.0

Abstract:

This report begins with a discussion of the development and uses of military and operational satellite systems. Related used of the satellite launching vehicle systems for lunar missions and for other purposes are also discussed. Launching vehicle systems capable of meeting the needs of the military and operational satellite programs in the immediate future are discussed. Certain aspects of the launching operation problem are also discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Countermeasures
  • Infrared Detection and Detectors
  • Space Navigation and Guidance
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
  • Nuclear Instrumentation
  • Ground Support Systems and Facilities for Space Vehicles
  • Manned Spacecraft
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE