August-October Progress Report for the Combined Laboratory and KC-135 Aircraft Zero-G Test Program.
GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA
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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
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