Accession Number:

ADA224398

Title:

High Altitude Balloon Flight Test of the GRAD Experiment

Descriptive Note:

Final patent rept.

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE DEPT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The responsibilities were 1 Design and construct the gondola which would carry the GRAD experiment, solar and battery power, and appropriate telemetry beneath a balloon. 2 Design and build a Sun sensor which would provide input to a rotator system designed to position the gondola for accurate pointing. 3 Participate in the integrating and testing of all the equipment and systems prior to flight. rrh

Subject Categories:

  • Lighter-than-air Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE