Artifact Details

Title

Satellite Ground Track Calculator

Catalog Number

102711599

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1963

Manufacturer

RAND Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1963 Corporate Date

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 8 7/8 in x 11 in

Description

Object consists of a laminated map of the world with two attached plastic overlays and three detached plastic overlays.
The back of the envelope tha came with the objects reads "This envelope contains a 'Satellite Ground Track Calculator', consisting of one base map (Polar map of the world) and four overlays, for RM-3741-PR, "A Calculator for Satellite Ground Tracks.'".

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of Chuck Baker

Lot Number

X3183.2005