Document Details


Title:
OPERATION ARGUS, SATELLITE MEASUREMENTS (DELETED)
Author(s):
KOSTOFF, P C [UNITED STATES ARMY - DEPARTMENT OF]; STUHLINGER, E [UNITED STATES ARMY - DEPARTMENT OF]; KAMPNEIER, H W [UNITED STATES ARMY - DEPARTMENT OF]; BOEHM, J [UNITED STATES ARMY - DEPARTMENT OF]
Subject Terms:
ARGUS OPERATION; RADIATION MONITORING; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; BACKGROUND RADIATION; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; CALCULATION METHODS
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1960 Apr 08
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
0076
Accession Number:
NV0051375
Document Number(s):
WT1668EX
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE ARGUS SATELLITE PROJECT, THE BROAD THEORY OF THE CHRISTOFILOS EFFECT, THE MEASUREMENTS OF THE BACKGROUND RADIATION , AND THE MEASUREMENT OF THE EFFECT ITSELF. AFTER EACH ARGUS NUCLEAR D ETONATION, THE INSTRUMENTED SATELLITE REPORTED A NEW AND WELL-DEFINED RADIATION BELT THAT PERSISTED FOR MANY HOURS.


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