Accession Number:

AD0849156

Title:

Rocket Stage Cryogenic Storage,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BOEING CO HUNTSVILLE AL LAUNCH SYSTEMS BRANCH

Report Date:

1969-02-10

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

A discussion of the thermal enviornments experienced by cryogenic propulsion vehicles is given. Various aspects of thermal protection systems for cryogenic propellant tanks are discussed including multilayer insulation schemes and solar shielding. The effects of propellant stratification and use of reliquefiers for stratification reduction systems, and initial propellant conditioning for cryogenic storage systems are briefly reviewed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE