Accession Number:

AD0642742

Title:

THE FLUID DYNAMIC ASPECTS OF SPACE FLIGHT. VOLUME I.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-04-24

Pagination or Media Count:

399.0

Abstract:

Behavior of the liquid-vapor interface during weightlessness Liquid equilibrium configurations and disturbances of a vehicle motion due to liquid sloshing in space Interaction of rockets and satellites with the ionosphere Facilities to simulate the aerodynamics of charged particles in the ionosphere Aerodynamic coefficients of wings and fuselages in rarefied gas flow Installations a basse densite et leur activite The V.K.I.F.D. low density wind tunnel Influence of space environment upon vehicle components The influence of environment on the mechanical behavior of metals Breakdown in an electric propulsion flight test system Electric drag on satellites Modification of supersonic flow fields under near space conditions by cryopumping Impact physics, meteroids and spacecraft structures Impact performance of realistic space structures Etude dimpacts a grande vitesse a laide dun canon a gaz leger Studies of hypervelocity impact with the R.A.R.D.E. 14 inch calibre launcher Theory of hypervelocity impact Momentum transfer and cratering phenomena associated with the impact of aluminium spheres into thick aluminium targets at velocities to 24,000 feet per second.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Astronautics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE