Accession Number:

ADA001235

Title:

A Laser System for Determination of Rocket Attitude and Roll Rate.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 15 Nov 73-14 Jul 74,

Corporate Author:

WYOMING UNIV LARAMIE DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Report Date:

1974-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

96.0

Abstract:

The use of ground based tracking laser transmitting and detecting stations and retroreflector equipped vehicles as a system to determine vehicle attitude and roll rate is investigated. Ground station location and vehicle dynamics are considered. The results show that the system represents a viable approach to test range instrumentation.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE