AIR FORCE SATELLITE CONTROL FACILITY
(Current Title)

SATELLITE TEST CENTER
(Past Title)

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Pictorial Views of the AFSCF Facilities (Sunnyvale, California)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1.0    AFSCF CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS
1.0.1 Introduction
1.0.2 Satellite Concepts
1.0.3 Range Operation Concept
1.0.4 Telemetry Tracking and Commanding (TT&C) Concepts
1.0.5 Tracking Station Overview

2.0    SATELLITE OPERATION EXECUTION
2.0.1 Low Altitude Programs
2.0.2 Medium/High-Altitude Programs
2.0.3 Ballistic Vehicle Program
2.0.4 Ascent Only Programs

3.0    GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE AFSCF
3.0.1 Introduction
3.0.2 AFSCF Mission
3.0.3 AFSCF Deployment
3.0.4 Satellite Test Center (STC)
3.0.5 Vandenberg Tracking Station (VTS)
3.0.6 New Hampshire Tracking Station (NHS)
3.0.7 Kodiak Tracking Station (KTS)
3.0.8 Thule Tracking Station (TTS)
3.0.9 Indian Ocean Station (IOS)
3.0.10 Guam Tracking Station (GTS)
3.3.11 Hawaii Tracking Station (HTS)
3.3.12 Telemetry and Command Station (TCS) Oakhanger

4.0    DATA COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE STC AND AN RTS

5.0    SATELLITE TEST CENTER-RTS INTERFACE

6.0    PREPASS AND PASS PHASE

7.0    POST PASS AND RE-ENTRY PHASE

8.0    RECOVERY SEQUECE

9.0    JC-130 AIRCRAFT MAKING AIR RECOVERY OF CAPSULE


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