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{{ProposalEdit|a1=TIROS 1|a2a=Sarnoff Corporation [Entrance] 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ, 08540|a2b=IEEE Princeton Central Jersey Section|a3=1956-1960|a4=Television Infra-Red Observation Satellite (TIROS) became the world’s first meteorological satellite on April 1, 1960 when the newly formed NASA launched the spacecraft in response to a 1958 Presidential directive to initiate peaceful applications of technology in space.  TIROS demonstrated the feasibility of space observation to provide by direct observation large scale weather patterns worldwide to provide advance warning to saves lives and minimize property damage.|a5=Being the first weather satellite, TIROS 1 equipment had to meet weight constraints and be rugged to withstand launch and space environments.  Following the USSR launch of Sptunik in 1957, USA officials were challenged in a space race and sought a successful project to respond.
 
{{ProposalEdit|a1=TIROS 1|a2a=Sarnoff Corporation [Entrance] 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ, 08540|a2b=IEEE Princeton Central Jersey Section|a3=1956-1960|a4=Television Infra-Red Observation Satellite (TIROS) became the world’s first meteorological satellite on April 1, 1960 when the newly formed NASA launched the spacecraft in response to a 1958 Presidential directive to initiate peaceful applications of technology in space.  TIROS demonstrated the feasibility of space observation to provide by direct observation large scale weather patterns worldwide to provide advance warning to saves lives and minimize property damage.|a5=Being the first weather satellite, TIROS 1 equipment had to meet weight constraints and be rugged to withstand launch and space environments.  Following the USSR launch of Sptunik in 1957, USA officials were challenged in a space race and sought a successful project to respond.
 
Television cameras employed small imaging sensor, the ½” Vidicon developed by RCA Laboratories in 1956 with sufficient light sensitivity and resolution for this mission.  Under classified contracts, the camera electronics were transistorized to reduce the size and weight had been successfully demonstrated in early military tests by the USA ABMA Program. Following a series of classified presentations in late 1957 in Washington DC by RCA Labs a team to DoD and CIA at the highest levels, to USAF system consultants, and the U.S. House committee of jurisdiction, the U.S. Government approved the initiative and began to mobilize a space meteorological mission. RCA Labs continued work on the camera space lens, shutter systems were matched to the mission and the electronics miniaturized to meet the data rate formats.
 
Television cameras employed small imaging sensor, the ½” Vidicon developed by RCA Laboratories in 1956 with sufficient light sensitivity and resolution for this mission.  Under classified contracts, the camera electronics were transistorized to reduce the size and weight had been successfully demonstrated in early military tests by the USA ABMA Program. Following a series of classified presentations in late 1957 in Washington DC by RCA Labs a team to DoD and CIA at the highest levels, to USAF system consultants, and the U.S. House committee of jurisdiction, the U.S. Government approved the initiative and began to mobilize a space meteorological mission. RCA Labs continued work on the camera space lens, shutter systems were matched to the mission and the electronics miniaturized to meet the data rate formats.
The launch vehicles with sufficient thrust to reach suitable observation altitudes were developed for Cold War military applications.  The Thor Able rocket development by the USAF groups and the Douglas Aircraft, were combined with of the USN Vanguard program and matched to achieve suitable performance.  ARPA directed the ABMA to transfer management of the space development components to USASCDRL, at Fort Monmouth, NJ, who had directed development of WWV worldwide time base tracking networks, planned the command and data acquisition system for the mission.  RCA Camden developed under contracts rugged and light weight video recorders for TIROS 1.  When NASA was to be formed, RCA created the Astro Electronics Products unit, that developed the spacecraft system including the structure, power system, communications system and dynamics controls to control the spacecraft momentum for normal space observations of earth and supplied the compatible Command and Data Acquisition to Fort Monmouth’s Camp Evans facility for deployment at primary and secondary stations.
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|a6=After U.S.S.R. launched Sputnik into space in Oct. 1957, this escalated the Cold War to a new plateau and intensity, the U.S. Government was in a crash program to compete in the space race for national prestige and security.  The success of TIROS was critical to meet these political goals, and also demonstrate peaceful uses of space. |a7=The building for the mounting of the Plaque is the former RCA Labs and currently a Sarnoff Corporation facility for research operations and new business development.The work cited in this nomination was performed in several RCA facilities: RCA Labs, RCA Camden and RCA Astro.  The building for the mounting of the Plaque is the former RCA Labs and it currently exists, and two prior IEEE Milestone plaques are mounted in the same location. |a8=Yes|a9=For public access the plaques are displayed on the exterior of the Sarnoff Corp (Formerly RCA Labs) building headquarters main entrance under a three story roof, and on marble surfaces. The work cited in this nomination was performed in several RCA facilities, RCA Labs, RCA Camden and RCA Astro.  The building for the mounting of the RCA Plaque is the former RCA Labs and it currently or actually exists.  (See photo attached.)|a10=Stanford Research Institute (SRI) is the parent to the current occupant  Sarnoff Corporation|a11=Yes|a12=The IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section has agreed to sponsor this nomination. |a13name=Ashutosh Dutta, Cell 908-642-8593|a13section=IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section|a13position=Section Chair|a13email=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org|a14name=Ashutosh Dutta|a14ou=IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section|a14position=Section Chair|a14email=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org|a15Aname=Ashutosh Dutta|a15Aemail=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org|a15Aname2=|a15Aemail2=|a15Bname=|a15Bemail=|a15Bname2=|a15Bemail2=|a15Cname=|a15Ctitle=|a15Corg=|a15Caddress=|a15Cphone=|a15Cemail=}}
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The launch vehicles with sufficient thrust to reach suitable observation altitudes were developed for Cold War military applications.  The Thor Able rocket development by the USAF groups and the Douglas Aircraft, were combined with of the USN Vanguard program and matched to achieve suitable performance.  ARPA directed the ABMA to transfer management of the space development components to USASCDRL, at Fort Monmouth, NJ, who had directed development of WWV worldwide time base tracking networks, planned the command and data acquisition system for the mission.  RCA Camden developed under contracts rugged and light weight video recorders for TIROS 1.  When NASA was to be formed, RCA created the Astro Electronics Products unit, that developed the spacecraft system including the structure, power system, communications system and dynamics controls to control the spacecraft momentum for normal space observations of earth and supplied the compatible Command and Data Acquisition to Fort Monmouth’s Camp Evans facility for deployment at primary and secondary stations.|a6=After U.S.S.R. launched Sputnik into space in Oct. 1957, this escalated the Cold War to a new plateau and intensity, the U.S. Government was in a crash program to compete in the space race for national prestige and security.  The success of TIROS was critical to meet these political goals, and also demonstrate peaceful uses of space.|a7=The building for the mounting of the Plaque is the former RCA Labs and currently a Sarnoff Corporation facility for research operations and new business development.The work cited in this nomination was performed in several RCA facilities: RCA Labs, RCA Camden and RCA Astro.  The building for the mounting of the Plaque is the former RCA Labs and it currently exists, and two prior IEEE Milestone plaques are mounted in the same location.|a8=Yes|a9=For public access the plaques are displayed on the exterior of the Sarnoff Corp (Formerly RCA Labs) building headquarters main entrance under a three story roof, and on marble surfaces. The work cited in this nomination was performed in several RCA facilities, RCA Labs, RCA Camden and RCA Astro.  The building for the mounting of the RCA Plaque is the former RCA Labs and it currently or actually exists.  (See photo attached.)|a10=Stanford Research Institute (SRI) is the parent to the current occupant  Sarnoff Corporation|a11=Yes|a12=The IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section has agreed to sponsor this nomination.
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The plaque will be mounted at the entrance of the Sarnoff Corporation headquarters in the vicinity of the two prior IEEE Milestone Plaques presented to RCA Labs for Color Television and the Liquid Crystal Display.|a13name=Ashutosh Dutta, Cell 908-642-8593|a13section=IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section|a13position=Section Chair|a13email=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org|a14name=Ashutosh Dutta|a14ou=IEEE Princeton/Central Jersey Section|a14position=Section Chair|a14email=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org|a15Aname=Ashutosh Dutta|a15Aemail=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org|a15Aname2=Wieslaw Bury|a15Aemail2=Wbury@devry.edu|a15Bname=Louann Wingerter|a15Bemail=lwingerter@sarnoff.com|a15Bname2=George K. Martch|a15Bemail2=g.k.martch@worldnet.att.net|a15Cname=Ashutosh Dutta|a15Ctitle=Section Chair|a15Corg=IEEE Princeton Central/Jersey Section|a15Caddress=444 Hoes Lane, 1 Telcordia Drive, Piscataway, NJ, 08854|a15Cphone=732-699-3130|a15Cemail=ashutosh.dutta@ieee.org}}

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