Accession Number:

ADA002349

Title:

Table of Earth Satellites. Volume 2: 1969-1973.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

184.0

Abstract:

All known artificial Earth satellites launched between 1 January 1969 and 31 December 1973 are listed chronologically. Volume 1 covers satellites launched before 1 January 1969. Lifetimes, weights, dimensions and orbital details are given for instrumented satellites and their associated rockets, and for space vehicle launchers and their rockets which are left in Earth orbit. Fragments are listed without these details. The methods used in compiling the table are described. The Report incorporates a large number of improvements made since the original monthly issues for 1973 and previous annual issues of the table for 1969-1972. An index is also provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE