Instrumentation of Reentry Plasma Experiments on Trail-Blazer II Rocket A21.220-1
Final rept. 16 Aug 1971-30 Jun 1974
NORTHEASTERN UNIV BOSTON MA ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LAB
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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.
- Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
- Radiofrequency Wave Propagation