Accession Number:

ADA383188

Title:

Blast Shields Testing

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HUNTSVILLE AL GEORGE C MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

69.0

Abstract:

The impetus to the Blast Shields Testing Program was given by the catastrophic explosion of an S-IVB Stage at the test facility of McDonnell- Douglas in Sacramento, California, in which 2 000 000 worth of ground support equipment OSE located, unprotected, at different levels of the test stand, was lost.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE