Accession Number : AD0439718


Title :   APPLICATION OF MOBILE DRYDOCK LAUNCH SYSTEM TO SPACE MISSIONS. VOLUME 1 SUMMARY.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO PALO ALTO CALIF


Report Date : 25 Nov 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 47


Abstract : This volume summarizes the investigation and evaluation of semimobile drydock launch systems applied to the launching of space missions. It presents briefly the objectives, scope, technical approach, and concepts that have been developed under the study of launching Atlas, Titan, and Saturn class space vehicles from semimobile drydock launch platforms at remote equatorial sites, or offshore the Atlantic Missile Range (AMR), or the Pacific Missile Range (PMR). It also indicates conclusions and recommendations for further study. (Author)


Descriptors :   DRYDOCK EQUIPMENT , DRYDOCK EQUIPMENT , COSTS , MOBILE , OCEANS , SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES , LOGISTICS , SAFETY , HANDLING , OPERATION , BOOSTER ROCKET ENGINES , PERSONNEL , STORAGE , BARGES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE