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Title:Space tracking and research in southern Africa
Author:Goddard, John
Year:1972
Periodical:South Africa International
Volume:3
Issue:3
Pages:166-173
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subject:space sciences
Abstract:Description of South Africa's role in international space tracking and research and discussion of the contribution made by South African-based stations. Cooperation with the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the French Centre National d'Études Spatiales is outlined, as are the fascinating functions of tracking, telemetry and command in addition to the salient aspects of radio astronomy and ionospheric research.
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