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S-Band Occultation

NSSDC ID: 1967-060A-01
Mission Name: Mariner 5
Principal Investigator: Dr. Arvydas J. Kliore

Description

The objectives of this experiment were to determine Venusian atmospheric and ionospheric refractivity by measuring the magnitude of the phase path increase, Doppler shift, and the refractive defocusing attenuation of the S-band spacecraft carrier signal (2300 MHz).

Discipline

  • Planetary Science: Atmospheres

Additional Information

Questions or comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams.

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Arvydas J. KliorePrincipal InvestigatorNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratoryarvydas.j.kliore@nasa.gov
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