Accession Number:

AD0869250

Title:

ATHENA H Aerodynamic Data Summary

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Dec 1967-Aug 1969

Corporate Author:

ATLANTIC RESEARCH CORP COSTA MESA CA MISSILE SYSTEMS DIV

Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

102.0

Abstract:

This document presents aerodynamic characteristics for the ATHENA H reentry research vehicle. Data presented herein include longitudinal, lateral and directional stability characteristics and normal, side, and axial force characteristics as a function of Mach number, for the complete vehicle and expended stages. Also presented herein are aerodynamic loads on the vehicle appendage and external pressures on the major and minor vehicle components. This information is presented in tabular and graphical form throughout the range of vehicle flight attitude and trajectories to be experienced by ATHENA H.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missiles
  • Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE