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RADIATION STUDIES FROM NUCLEAR EMULSIONS AND METALLIC COMPONENTS RECOVERED FROM POLAR SATELLITE ORBITS
AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS
This study discusses two blocks of Ilford G5 emulsions, plus metallic components, that were recovered from the polar orbiting satellites, Discoverer XVII and XVIII. This discussion covers the Class 3 flare of 12 Nov 1960 in relation to the Discoverer XVII exposure photographic processing of satellite-exposed emulsions preliminary cosmic-ray observations on orbited emulsions and radiochemical analyses of the Discoverer capsules. Author