Aeronautics and Space Report of the President FY 1995 Activities


Glossary

K

K-band Radio frequencies in the 20-gigahertz range

Ka-band A radio frequency in the 30-gigahertz range

KAO Kuiper Airborne Observatory

Kelvin Temperature scale in which absolute zero is 0 and water freezes at 273.16

km Kilometer

KSC Kennedy Space Center (NASA)

Ku-band Radio frequencies in the 11-12 gigaherz range

Kuiper Airborne Observatory A NASA C-141 aircraft equipped with a 0.97-meter telescope


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Curator: Lillian Gipson
Last Updated: September 5, 1996
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