Space Target with Multi-Spectral Energy Reflectivity.
Filed 10 Dec 85, patented 22 Mar 88,
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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This patent describes a reflecting target device usable in space or on earth in the testing and simulation of weapons and other energy radiating space hardware. The disclosed embodiment includes an icosahedral reentrant cavity structure providing both infrared and radio-radar frequency retroreflective capability through the use of corner reflectors, conductive grid wires and coating layers. Launch-related apparatus are also described.
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