Accession Number:

AD0842744

Title:

August-October Progress Report for the Combined Laboratory and KC-135 Aircraft Zero-G Test Program.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-11-14

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

The zero-g program is being conducted to support the Centaur design and development program. The zero-g program includes investigation into four basic areas 1 Liquid behavior phenomena, including distribution of cryogenic liquids in the tanks, degree of dispersion and settling rates 2 Heat transfer, including boiling phenomena and effects of surface configuration 3 Evaluation at zero and one g of Centaur components and 4 Evaluation of the Centaur instrumentation under zero-g conditions. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ground Support Systems and Facilities for Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE