• Space Shuttle Communications and Tracking System

      Batson, Bartus H.; Johnson, John H.; Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (International Foundation for Telemetering, 1974-10)
      This paper provides an overview of communications and tracking for the Space Shuttle Program. The Shuttle Program itself is briefly described, and communications and tracking requirements and capabilities are discussed for the various phases (ascent, on-orbit, and reentry/ landing) of a Shuttle mission.