Accession Number:

ADD007984

Title:

Base Vent Assembly for Entry Space Vehicles.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-11-18

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A base vent assembly for entry space vehicles having an access cover utilized in conjunction with a plurality of spaces and deflector member so as to establish a labyrinth vent adjacent the access opening of the entry vehicle. The labyrinth vent is created by carefully forming a passageway between the edge of the access opening and the access cover using spacers and carefully shaping of the innerface therebetween. Consequently a decrease in weight over a non-vented structure is created. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
  • Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE