ELECTRONICS RESEARCH PROGRAM. RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION ON SPACE APPLICATIONS OF MILLIMETER WAVES.
Semiannual technical note for 1 Jul-31 Dec 62,
AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF
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Progress is reported in the planning and development of a millimeter wave observatory. A description of the instrumentation is given, and the observational goals are outlined. A technical description is given of the antenna, the type of mounting, the attitude control system, and the boresighting problems. The observatory is scheduled to conduct a research activity into the millimeter wave region. An initial operating wavelength of 3.2 millimeters is planned with a growth capability extending to 1.2 millimeters. Author