July 31, 1972

Air Transport

Seaboard Seeking New Rate Structure

Special Report: Earth Resources Technology Satellites

Data System to Serve Variety of Users

Special Report: Earth Resources Technology Satellites

Vidicon System Uses Three TV Sensors

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Air Transport

Seaboard Seeking New Rate Structure

New York—Seaboard World Airlines’ resignation from the International Air Transport Assn, last Oct. 16 is changing the character of cargo rate setting practices on the North Atlantic. But so far it has not shown much promise of producing the basic changes in the cargo rate structure that the all-cargo airline is seeking.

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Special Report: Earth Resources Technology Satellites

Data System to Serve Variety of Users

Greenbelt, Md.—To meet the needs of different classes of users, automated systems will rapidly convert the large number of earth-surface images generated by the Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) into photos and computer-usable data with two levels of precision.

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Special Report: Earth Resources Technology Satellites

Vidicon System Uses Three TV Sensors

Princeton, N. J.-Advanced 2-in. return beam vidicon (RBV) camera system aboard the Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) employs three high-resolution television sensors co-aligned to view the identical scene in three different spectral bands.

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Special Report: Earth Resources Technology Satellites

Experiments Have Global Scope

Wide international participation marks first mission; geology and ecology are leading areas of investigation

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Air Transport

Pan Am Tackling Schedule Revisions

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Air Transport

First-class Traffic Makes June Recovery

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Business Flying

Business Aircraft Economic Gains Seen

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Special Report: Earth Resources Technology Satellites

Ground Tests Aid Multispectral Scanner

El Segundo, Calif.—Initial test pictures of familiar California scenes obtained with Hughes Aircraft’s multispectral scanner reveal excellent clarity, detail and registration, setting the stage for its upcoming use in the Earth Resources Technology Satellite.

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Space Technology

Shuttle Costs Remain $5 Billion

Space agency’s additional procurement of tanks, avionics, solids to offset North American Rockwell’s low prime bid of $2.6 billion

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Aeronautical Engineering

Progress Seen in Dod Acquisitions

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