Accession Number:

ADA169052

Title:

Feasibility of Using the Space Shuttle to Conduct Global Geomagnetic Surveys (Phase I - Retrievable Probes)

Descriptive Note:

Prelininary rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

103.0

Abstract:

This report deals with the feasibility of using the Space Shuttle to conduct global geomagnetics surveys in support of the global geomagnetic charts published by the Defense Mapping Agency every five years. The study revealed that it is technically feasible and practical to conduct global geomagnetic surveys from the Shuttle. Keywords Charting Mapping Geodesy.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Geomagnetism
  • Astronautics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE