Accession Number:

AD0728584

Title:

Table of Earth Satellites, Volume 2, Parts 1 and 2: 1969 and 1970.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

All known artificial satellites launched between 1 January 1969 and 31 December 1970 are listed chronologically. Lifetimes, weights, dimensions and orbital details are given for instrumented satellites and their final-stage rockets. Other fragments from satellites are listed without these details. The methods used in compiling the table are described. Several hundred improvements have been made since the original monthly issues in 1970. Satellites launched before 1 January 1969 are listed in Volume 1 AD 704 751 and the present Report contains a list of amendments to Volume 1. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE