Accession Number:

AD0621704

Title:

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE BALLOONBORNE SOLAR POINTER BBSP-200.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept. for 15 Jul 64-3 May 65,

Corporate Author:

BALL BROTHERS RESEARCH CORP BOULDER COLO

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Report Date:

1965-04-20

Pagination or Media Count:

138.0

Abstract:

The report summarizes the results of the design, development, and test program of the balloon-borne biaxial solar pointing control, Series BBSP-200. The objective of this program was to develop a system capable of orienting a research instrumentation package toward the center of the solar disc while it is suspended from a high-altitude balloon for an unattended flight period of not less than 10 hours with an accuracy of better than 5 minutes of angular arc in both axes. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE