Accession Number:

AD0639327

Title:

A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING VECTOR MAGNETIC FIELDS FROM SOUNDING ROCKETS.

Descriptive Note:

Instrumentation papers.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Tests of a newly designed operational system show that the earths vector magnetic field can be measured from a sounding-rocket nose cone by a determining the attitude of a rocket nose cone by means of an electromagnetic attitude-sensor using antenna-array signal-strength patterns b making vector magnetic measurements within the rocket nose cone by means of switched bias coils and a cesium vapor magnetometer c encoding and telemetering the resulting information in a format compatible with the existing facilities and d developing computational techniques for reducing the data obtained from the system. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geomagnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE