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U.S. Standard Atmosphere: 1976

United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration; United States Department of the Air Force; United States Committee on Extension to the Standard Atmosphere
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
Washington : Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976.
Language
English
Description
xv, 227 p. ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes
  • Prepared by United States Committee on Extension to the Standard Atmosphere (COESA) under sponsorship of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and United States Air Force.
  • Chiefly tables.
  • "NOAA-S/T 76-1562."
  • Issued October 1976.
  • "Revision of the U.S. Standard Atmosphere, 1962."
  • "The U.S. Standard Atmosphere, 1976, with tables and graphs extending to 1000 km, was adopted by the United States Committee on Extension to the Standard Atmosphere (COESA) in February 1975. This edition is the same as COESA's 'U.S. Standard Atmosphere, 1962' below 50 km, but replaces the 1962 Standard Atmosphere at higher altitudes."
  • "COESA is a group of organizations established in 1953 to take action required to provide the then newborn missile industry with a realistic description of the atmosphere extending beyond altitudes of conventional aircraft operations."62' below 50 km, but replaces the 1962 Standard Atmosphere at higher altitudes."
  • Bibliography: p. 220-224.
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