Aviation on the Threshold of Space (Chapter 9)
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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The document discusses general problems and progress thus far involving space-aircraft or lifting bodies. All sources quoted are from U.S. publications except for one French reference to a space station. Vehicles described include the Dyna Soar, X-15, SV-5D, X-24A, HL-10, and a U.S. orbital space station. Problems discussed include heat-shielding, methods of control, speeds, and power sources.
- Manned Spacecraft