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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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Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewNew Cosmic Horizons (2000)

Space Astronomy from the V2 to the Hubble Space Telescope by David Leverington

The name Aerobee is a combination of Aerojet ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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 ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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.

Google previewSubject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)

by Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones, New Edition (2009)

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...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

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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