Accession Number:

AD0649512

Title:

AERODYNAMIC ASPECTS OF FUTURE SPACE VEHICLES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR TESTING

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The paper treats some of the technical characteristics of lifting spacecraft and considers some problems of testing. Some general observations about operating lifting spacecraft in the atmospheres of other planets were included in the hope of stimulating thought and discussion of such future possibilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE