MOL Preliminary Data Report of the MOL Protuberance Heat Transfer Test (1AL1). Volume 1. Data Item Number UT-132
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS ASTRONAUTICS CO-HB HUNTINGTON BEACH CA
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Half-scale models of protuberances unique to the MOL vehicle were constructed and tested. These models included the thrustor module assembly, VVSA fairing, and equipment fairing. In addition to these protuberances, a thin floor skin was also constructed. The model construction incorporated a precooling system wherein LN2 was circulated through the models prior to each run.
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