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Outer-space Environment Models for Use with Space Vehicle Simulators

Report Number: MRL TDR 62-40
Author: Livingston, W. A.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Biomedical Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Pages: 79
Contract: AF 33(616)-6858
Project: 6114
Task: 611411
PB Number: PB107943
AD Number: AD0283284

Abstract:
A summary of the important aspects of the environment in cislunar space important to the simulation of space vehicles is presented. Models of this environment are developed, and estimates of the required parameters are made on the basis of currently available data. Thes models have been constructed with an emphasis toward maximum simplicity of representation, in order that the computations be compatible with real time simulation of space vehicles.


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RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine
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