Accession Number : AD0434324

Title :   SOME EFFECTS OF THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT ON AEROSPACE SYSTEMS.

Corporate Author : WEATHER GROUP (4TH) ANDREWS AFB WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 23 MAR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : A typical aerospace mission from the pre-launch phase to recovery is described. At each stage of the operation, the effects of the natural environment are briefly examined from the standpoint of safety, reliability, and the overall performance of the systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, GUIDED MISSILES), (*GUIDED MISSILE SAFETY, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS), WIND, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, LIGHTNING, GUST LOADS, SHEAR STRESSES, DENSITY, DAMAGE, RADIATION EFFECTS, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, AERODYNAMIC HEATING, LAUNCHING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE