Accession Number:

ADA002375

Title:

Instrumentation of Reentry Plasma Experiments on Trail-Blazer II Rocket A21.220-1

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 16 Aug 1971-30 Jun 1974

Corporate Author:

NORTHEASTERN UNIV BOSTON MA ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LAB

Report Date:

1974-07-31

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

Five payloads have been launched. The fifth payload produced under this contract EMPLOYED THE ABLATION OF Teflon -covered nose cap as a source of electrophilic material. All the flights have been successful and the preliminary data analysis currently in process at AFCRL shows that the ablating Teflon was an effective plasma quenching agent.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE