Accession Number : AD0801772

Title :   Z(WS-117L)ZSUBSYSTEM L ENGINEERING ANALYSIS REPORT.

Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC SUNNYVALE CA

Report Date : 30 OCT 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 104

Abstract : The device for accomplishing biomedical research will be carried in a satellite. The capsule will contain biological specimens (mice, or a small primate) which will be recovered alive after orbiting the earth. The capsule is approximately conical in shape, with a diameter of 33 inches and a length of 42 inches. It contains a biomedical package consisting of test animal(s), a life-cell, a CO2 filter, an oxygen supply, a cooling and air-circulation system, and instrumentation.

Descriptors :   (*SPACE BIOLOGY, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), (*AEROSPACE MEDICINE, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), RECOVERY, AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, THERMODYNAMICS, HEAT TRANSFER, HEAT SHIELDS, CLOSED ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS, ORBITS, MICE, SPACE CAPSULES, PRIMATES.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE