5. Study of Cosmic Rays by Rockets and Sputniks in the U.S.S.R

S. N. Vernov, A. E. Chudakov
1960 Transactions of the International Astronomical Union  
In the U.S.S.R. the study of cosmic rays by rockets was started in 1947.In the beginning, with the help of Geiger counters the number of charged particles was measured, and the formation of the electron-photon component in the interaction of primary particles of cosmic rays with nuclei of light elements was investigated.
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