Accession Number:

AD0636108

Title:

HIGH ALTITUDE RESEARCH USING THE V-2 ROCKET

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Mar 1946-Apr 1947

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1948-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

Contents The V-2 as a research vehicle Physical characteristics of the rocket Modification of the Rocket for Scientific Use Tracking and Reduction of Ballistic Data Power for V-2 Experiments Telemetering Data Recording and Recovery. Cosmic ray studies Preliminary cosmic ray experiments equipment and circuits for V-2 cosmic ray experiments review of results of cosmic ray experiments cosmic ray film experiment cosmic ray altitude meters. Solar spectra obtained at high altitude The APL Spectrograph Yerkes Observatory Spectrograph. High altitude photography of the earth. Miscellaneous V-2 experiments Angular motion of the V-2 during flight photocell orientor gyro systems earth camera artificial meteor and smoke puff experiments biological experiment.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE