Accession Number:

AD0653992

Title:

ROCKET INSTRUMENTATION FOR AURORAL MEASUREMENTS - BLACK BRANT AC 17.604,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

UTAH UNIV SALT LAKE CITY UPPER AIR RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

The report details the instrumentation developed by the University of Utah for a Black Brant rocket designed to make multiple D-region measurements during an auroral absorption event. This rocket was launched from the Churchill Research Range in 1966, by Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories. The instruments on the rocket were designed to measure the following Electron density Electron temperature Plasma conductivity Ion density Energy deposition electron 5 kev, proton 60 kev Lyman-alpha radiation Auroral light, 3914 A Auroral light wideband 4000-12,000 A Vehicle potential Bremsstrahlung X rays 1-8 A. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE