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Apollo experience report: Communications used during recovery operationsApollo program experience in recovery-support communications is reviewed, and the working relationships among NASA, the Department of Defense, and commercial communications facilities are discussed. The organization, facilities, philosophy, and funding of recovery-support communications are described. The relocation of two recovery control centers is discussed, as are the functions of primary and secondary recovery ships, aircraft, and relay satellities. The possibility of using ships of opportunity for recovery operations is considered. Finally, the means by which money, manpower, and resources have been saved and longlines leased are delineated.
Document ID
19740015285
Document Type
Other - NASA Technical Note (TN)
Authors
Hoover, J. E.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1974
Subject Category
Space Vehicles
Report/Patent Number
JSC-S-398
NASA-TN-D-7686
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 924-22-30-00-72
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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