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Author D'Aiutolo, C. T.
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword PHYSICS ♦ EXPLORER SATELLITES ♦ METALS ♦ METEORITES ♦ PLANNING ♦ SATELLITES ♦ SHEETS ♦ SPACE FLIGHT ♦ SPACE VEHICLES ♦ THICKNESS ♦ NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems
Abstract Data are presented from the latest experiments on meteoroid penetration from Explorer XVI. The results show that the probability of penetrating metal sheets with thicknesses around 0.0025 cm is considerably less (10 to 100 times) than designer estimates. (R.E.U.)
ISSN 00966207
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1963-11-01
Journal Nucleonics
Volume Number 21
Issue Number 11
Organization National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C.


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