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The Aerobee rocket was a small unguided suborbital sounding rocket used for high atmospheric and cosmic radiation research in the United States in the 1950s.
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A Review of ICITAP's Screening Procedures for Contractors Sent to Iraq as Correctional Advisors (2005)
by Barry Leonard
The Aerobee is a liquid-fueled missile used to research atmospheric conditions up to 70 miles above the earth. 17 December: A prototype B-47 Stratojet medium boraber flies for the first time at Seattle, Washington. Operational variants of this ...
New Cosmic Horizons (2000)
Space Astronomy from the V2 to the Hubble Space Telescope by David Leverington
The name Aerobee is a combination of Aerojet ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
On January 8, 1974, ultraviolet cameras and photometers were flown on another Aerobee rocket at White Sands by scientists of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory to observe the comet. At that time, the comet was 0.43 A.U. ( astronomical ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
aeronautics AERO Association of Electronic Reserve Officers aerobatics aeronautical acrobatics aerobee aerojet/bumblebee (naval missile) aerob(s) aerobic exercise(s) aerocade aerial parade; aviation parade (massed formations, stunts ...
Dictionary of Physics (2016)
by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
Aerobee, a US high-altitude research rocket. (D-space travel, unmanned) aerobraking, aerodynamic retardation, a technique by means of which D-space vehicles are braked without consuming fuel during entry into thick atmospheric layers.
Subject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)
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Rocket controls Rockets, Sounding t sa Aerobee rocket * Black Brant rocket Rocks t — Collectors and collecting * — Electric properties — Testing xx Rock mechanics * Rocks, Crystalline sa Rocks, Igneous Rocks, Metamorphic x Crystalline ...
by David Longshore
1947: Equipped with a black-and-white camera and two rolls of 16-mm film, an Aerobee sounding rocket is launched from...
by Gerald R. North, John A. Pyle, Fuqing Zhang
These included the WAC Corporal which was first developed before the war and the Aerobee. The new rockets had limited capabilities, however. The WAC Corporal, for example, was only able to reach an altitude of 70 km with a payload of 11 ...
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- Aerobee 150, Rocket
This is the Aerobee 150 sounding rocket that was capable of reaching an altitude of about 170 miles (270 km) with a payload of 150 pounds (70 kg) of scientific instruments. The rocket consisted of a solid-fuel booster and a liquid-fuel sustainer stage.
The atmospheric, and sometimes astronomical experiments, were performed during the few minutes when the rocket reached its peak altitude. The data was automatically relayed back to a ground station by radio transmission. This rocket was donated to the Smithsonian in 1976 by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
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- Aerobee in the Wyoming sands
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- Aerobee 350 Soundin Rocket Info
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