PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY OF MODEL AJ10-101A PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR ABLE-5 PROGRAM
AEROJET-GENERAL CORP AZUSA CALIF
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Efforts to provide a liquid rocket propulsion system for the second stage of Atlas-Able 5 are summarized. The two firings of the motor were unsuccessful although all systems demonstrated their ability to function separately in flight environment. The general propulsion system, Pjo transducer, thrust chamber gimbal monoball, actuator lugs, gimbal actuation system, electrical system, and structural supports of the system are described. A description of the test support equipment and the test methods is included.