Press reports of East Coast Mystery Booms has led to a number of studies of the propagation of shock waves into the thermosphere. This report shows that SST (Concorde) generated booms (a) do not heat the thermosphere, (b) do not create thermospheric wind, and (c) do not cause chemical changes in the thermosphere. (Author)

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    SRI International

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  • Authors:
    • MacDonald, G J
    • Flatte, S M
    • Garwin, R L
    • Perkins, F W
  • Publication Date: 1978-11

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  • Pagination: 46 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197771
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SRI-JSR-78-09 Tech Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: MDA903-78-C-0086
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM