Upper atmospheric research at Woomera: The Australian-built sounding rockets

@inproceedings{Dougherty2006UpperAR,
  title={Upper atmospheric research at Woomera: The Australian-built sounding rockets},
  author={Kerrie Dougherty},
  year={2006}
}
Sounding rocket programs for upper atmospheric rese a ch (UAR) commenced at Woomera in 1957, with the B ritish Skylark project and the Anglo-Australian HARP rocko on program. Shortly afterwards, the Weapons Researc h Establishment (WRE) inaugurated its own sounding ro cket program with the first successful Australian-b uilt sounding rocket, Long Tom, developed from surplus British mo tors. This research would eventually lead to the de velopment of Australia’s first satellite, WRESAT, launched… CONTINUE READING
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