Accession Number:

AD0646731

Title:

A DESCRIPTION OF THE NAVAL WEAPONS LABORATORY SATELLITE GEODESY SYSTEMS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS LAB DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

124.0

Abstract:

Artificial near-earth satellites are prolific sources of geodetic information-data about the size and shape of the earth and its gravitation field. The Naval Weapons Laboratory, through the Satellite Geophysics Program, has been involved in satellite orbit determination and geodesy since 1960. This report provides an over-view description of the NWL Satellite Geophysics Program, its functions, operations, and computer programs. Pertinent billets for the Astronautics Division KA of the Computation and Analysis Laboratory K-Lab are described. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geodesy
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE