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Airborne Optical Satellite Tracking
Author(s): Jame s F. Lynch; Fred A. Clark
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Paper Abstract

Under contract AF33(657)-11053 sponsored by Aeronautical Systems Division, Air Force Systems Command, USAF, a Nortronics developed stellar-inertial navigation system operating in a C-131B aircraft tracked the Echo I sat-ellite for a total of 17 minutes in daylight and darkness. Real-time data were produced which were comparable to that from ground tracking stations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1967
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0008, Airborne Photo-Optical Instrumentation, (1 August 1967); doi: 10.1117/12.970986
Show Author Affiliations
Jame s F. Lynch, Nortronics (United States)
Fred A. Clark, Nortronics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0008:
Airborne Photo-Optical Instrumentation
Carleton C. Emery, Editor(s)

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