Accession Number:

AD0827434

Title:

ALTITUDE DEVELOPMENTAL TESTING OF THE J-2 ROCKET ENGINE IN PROPULSION ENGINE TEST CELL (J-4) (TESTS J4-1801-13, 14, AND 15)

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AFB TN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

114.0

Abstract:

Six firings were accomplished at pressure altitudes ranging from 98, 000 to 107,000 ft to evaluate fuel pump start transient performance utilizing lower than minimum engine model specification fuel pump inlet pressure as required on AS-503 and subsequent flights. Engine components were thermally conditioned to temperatures observed in the S-II interstageengine environment during the flight AS-501 countdown demonstration. The accumulated firing duration was 100.84 sec.

Subject Categories:

  • Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE