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Project Mercury tracking system predicts capsule flight from launch to impact

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's world-wide Project Mercury tracking network has the assignment of computing and predicting the flight of capsules from launch through orbit to impact. The network accomplishes its objective through use of a global complex of computers, radars, and communications equipment tied together in a unified system at the Goddard Space Flight Center near Greenbelt, Md.

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Electrical Engineering  (Volume:81 ,  Issue: 2 )