Accession Number:

AD0743905

Title:

Explosives for Lunar Seismic Profiling Experiment

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The report describes the procedures involved in the preparation of explosive charges for use in the seismic studies conducted on the surface of the moon. It deals with the scaling up of the blending of materials for the inert simulant as well as the HNSTeflon explosive. It describes the pressing, machining and assembling of the charges into hardware furnished.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE