Accession Number:

AD0681567

Title:

HYPERSONIC GLIDE VEHICLE DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-03-11

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

A comparison is made of the basic characteristics of the glide vehicle and the drag re-entry vehicle for orbital re-entry. Detail design considerations pertinent to the development of re-entry gliders are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE