EFFECTS OF BUMPERS ON HIGH VELOCITY PROJECTILE PENETRATION AS APPLICABLE TO SPACE RADIATORS.
Interim summary rept., 15 Jan-15 Mar 63,
TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC BURLINGTON MASS
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Preliminary tests were made using the specified 11 mg Mylar particles with velocities of 40,000 to 60,000 ftsec and 2024 aluminum bumpers and targets. The results indicate that a 532-inch bumper is required to stop the particle. A detailed description of the hypervelocity facility is given. Author