A Laser System for Determination of Rocket Attitude and Roll Rate.
Technical rept. 15 Nov 73-14 Jul 74,
WYOMING UNIV LARAMIE DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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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.
- Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
- Optical Detection and Detectors