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Data Analysis of the TK-1G Sounding Rocket Installed with a Satellite Navigation System

College of Meteorology and Oceanography, National University of Defense Technology, Nanjing 211101, China
Collaborative Innovation Center on Forecast and Evaluation of Meteorological Disasters, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing 210044, China
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Atmosphere 2017, 8(10), 199;
Received: 13 July 2017 / Revised: 30 August 2017 / Accepted: 7 October 2017 / Published: 11 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Atmospheric Measurements with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS))
This article gives an in-depth analysis of the experimental data of the TK-1G sounding rocket installed with the satellite navigation system. It turns out that the data acquisition rate of the rocket sonde is high, making the collection of complete trajectory and meteorological data possible. By comparing the rocket sonde measurements with those obtained by virtue of other methods, we find that the rocket sonde can be relatively precise in measuring atmospheric parameters within the scope of 20–60 km above the ground. This establishes the fact that the TK-1G sounding rocket system is effective in detecting near-space atmospheric environment. View Full-Text
Keywords: TK-1G sounding rocket; near space; data analysis TK-1G sounding rocket; near space; data analysis
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Zhou, L.; Sheng, Z.; Fan, Z.; Liao, Q. Data Analysis of the TK-1G Sounding Rocket Installed with a Satellite Navigation System. Atmosphere 2017, 8, 199.

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