THE RECOVERY OF FLIGHT TEST PAYLOADS
ADVISORY GROUP FOR AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)
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A general discussion of recovery system design philosophy for a bllistic type re-entry vehicle is presented. The importance of the system integration design concept is emphasized. A specific problem of retardaion system deployment is reviewed since such considerations are of major concern in the recovery system design. The pre-flight development testing and evaluation of the recovery system is also described as an important deign consideration. The NERV Nuclear Emulsion Recovery Vehicle is presented as a typical example of an application of these concepts. UTHOR d-287 9299 ethods of recovering flight test payloads.