Accession Number : AD0262630

Title :   DYNA SOAR RESEARCH OBJECTIVES

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : ANDERTON, FRANK R. JR.

Report Date : OCT 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The research objectives of the Dyna Soar hypersonic glider are reviewed and the flight regime from which data will be obtained is presented in comparison with current manned space projects. The development of the glider through ground testing and research is outlined and areas in which significant technical advances will be made are pointed out. The flight test program is described in general with reference made to specific test objectives. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ASTRONAUTICS, *GLIDERS, *HYPERSONIC VEHICLES, FLIGHT, FLIGHT TESTING, HYPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, SPACE FLIGHT, SPACE PROBES.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE