Accession Number : AD0472858


Title :   PROGRAM PLAN MANNED ORBITING LABORATORY - HEAT SHIELD QUALIFICATION (MOL-HSQ)


Descriptive Note : Final rept


Corporate Author : MARTIN CO DENVER CO


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/472858.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 116


Abstract : The Air Force plans to fly a simulated MOL payload as a part of the Titan 3 R+D program to obtain certain environmental and design assurance data and to substantiate the MOL/Titan 3/facility compatibility. This flight, known as the Heat Shield Qualification (HSQ) flight, is the subject of this program plan. The HSQ flight is suborbital from Eastern Test Range (ETR) with a launch azimuth of approximately 107 deg.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY SATELLITES , ACCEPTABILITY , ASCENT TRAJECTORIES , ENGINEERING , FLIGHT TESTING , HEAT SHIELDS , LAUNCHING , MAINTENANCE , MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL , MANNED SPACECRAFT , MANUFACTURING , QUALITY CONTROL , RECOVERY , SCHEDULING , SPARE PARTS , STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES


Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE