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Heat Shield Hatch Mechanism - Simulated Altitude and Temperature Functional Test.
MCDONNELL CO ST LOUIS MO
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The heat shield-hatch assembly for Gemini B is designed to provide access to the crew transfer tunnel during the orbital phase of a mission. The purpose of the testing was to demonstrate that the heat shield hatch latching mechanism would function satisfactorily in simulated orbital temperature and pressure environments. Author
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