ZEST Flight Test Experiments, Kauai Test Facility, Hawaii
STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE ORGANIZATION WASHINGTON DC
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The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization SDIO is proposing to execute two ZEST flight experiments to obtain information related to the following objectives validation of payload modeling characterization of a high energy release cloud and documentation of scientific phenomena that may occur as a result of releasing a high energy cloud. The proposed action is to design, develop, launch, and detonate two payloads carrying high energy explosives. Activities required to support this proposal include 1 execution of component assembly tests at Space Data Division SDD in Chandler, Arizona and Los Alamos National Laboratory LANL in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and 2 execution of pre- flight flight test activities at Kauai Test Facility.
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