Accession Number:

AD0422521

Title:

ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT FOR PERSHING MISSILE-511,

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Corporate Author:

ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA PHYSICAL SCIENCES LAB

Report Date:

1963-09-25

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

This report presents the atmospheric environment for the flight of PERSHING Missile-511, which was launched on 5 April 1963 at 1945 EST, from the Atlantic Missile Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida. The general synoptic situation for the flight area, surface observations at launch time, and upper air conditions as measured by rawinsondes released as close to missile launch time as possible are given. THigh altitude wind data over the launch area as determined from a meteorological rocket flight are also presented. Relative deviations of thermodynamic quantities from the Patrick Air Force Base Annual Reference Atmosphere are presented in graphical form for easy reference. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE