Accession Number:

ADA162072

Title:

Real Time: Automatic Vehicle Potential Determination from ESA (Electrostatic Analyzer) Measurements. Part 2. The Distribution Function Algorithm.

Descriptive Note:

Environmental research papers,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE GEOPHYSICS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-05-06

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

A technique has been developed that uses ESAelectrostatic analyzer positive ion count measurements to compute plasma distribution functions to infer high altitude vehicle potential in real time. Keywords Spacecraft charging Geosynchronous satellites. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astronautics
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE