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Methods and results of upper atmosphere research

Kaplan, Joseph

Methods and results of upper atmosphere research

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Published by Geophysics Research Directorate, Air Force Cambridge Research Center, Air Research and Development Command in [Bedford? Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmosphere, Upper.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. Kaplan, G. F. Schilling [and] H. K. Kallmann.
    SeriesGeophysical research papers,, no. 43, AFCRC-TR-55-224
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC1 .U54 no.55-224
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 162 l.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6216445M
    LC Control Number56062149
    OCLC/WorldCa7701456

      An artist's concept of the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) satellite in space. The 6 1/2-ton satellite was deployed from space shuttle Discovery in and decommissioned in December UARS Artist Concept This conceptual image shows the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, launched on Sept. 15, , by the space shuttle Discovery. Originally designed for a three-year mission, UARS measured chemical compounds found in the ozone layer, wind and temperature in the stratosphere, as well as the energy input from the sun. Organic matter (OM) in petroleum source rocks is a mixture of organic macerals that follow their own specific evolutionary pathways during thermal maturation. Understanding the tr. The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) was a NASA-operated orbital observatory whose mission was to study the Earth's atmosphere, particularly the protective ozone 5,kilogram (13, lb) satellite was deployed from Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS mission on 15 September It entered Earth orbit at an operational altitude of Launch date: 12 September , UTC.


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