The Orbiting Geophysical Observatories

  title={The Orbiting Geophysical Observatories},
  author={George H. Ludwig},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  • G. Ludwig
  • Published 1 November 1962
  • Physics, Geology
  • Space Science Reviews
The Orbiting Geophysical Observatories and the supporting ground checkout equipment, data acquisition and tracking stations and data processing equipment are designed to conduct large numbers of diverse experiments in space. Measurements will be made within the earth's atmosphere, ionosphere, exosphere, magnetosphere, and in cislunar space to obtain a better understanding of earth-sun relationships and of the earth as a planet. Configured to meet scientific requirements, the observatories… 
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