Accession Number:

ADA128987

Title:

Engineering and Instrumentation Support of the AFGL Research Rocket Program.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 16 Jun 79-30 Sep 82,

Corporate Author:

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV LAS CRUCES PHYSICAL SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-11-09

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes the engineering and instrumentation effort provided in support of the AFGL Research Rocket Program. Research and developmental efforts included a study on the potential use of bubble memory systems for data collection and storage on sounding rockets, the development of an enhanced PCM telemetry station that can acquire in real-time up to 75K words per second for Aries type rocket payloads, and the development of a microprocessor based balloon azimuth controller for positioning the payload gondola of research balloons. A summary of the engineering and instrumentation effort provided in support of research rocket launches is also included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Rockets

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE