Accession Number:

ADA164459

Title:

SHARP (Stabilized High Altitude Research Platform).

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. Jul 83-Aug 85.

Corporate Author:

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV LAS CRUCES PHYSICAL SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The Stabilized High Altitude Research Platform SHARP is a balloon-borne payload separable into two structutes. The lower sectgion, which is recoverable in mid-air, carries a gyroscopically-stabilized platform designed to stare at at or scan an area on or above the earths surface. Commands from the ground define the target or type of motion required. Keywords Three-axis stabilized balloon-borne pointing platform.

Subject Categories:

  • Lighter-than-air Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE