Accession Number : AD0164388
Title : Passive Wake Quencing System Using Nonablating Material, Sulfur and a Solid Noble Gas Fluoride.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Weinberg,Elliott K.
Report Date : 03 APR 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 3
Abstract : In the patent a system for protecting a spacecraft or vehicle from heat when the vehicle reenters the earth's atmosphere is provided. It comprises an ablative composition or a porous nonablating material having dispersed therein a mixture of a solid noble gas fluoride and elemental sulfur or a solid noble gas fluoride.
Descriptors : *Reentry vehicles, *Heat shields, *Patents, Fluorides, Rare gases, Xenon, Sulfur, Carbon phenolic materials, Phenolic plastics
Subject Categories : Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE