Accession Number : AD0842719

Title :   A Description of the Laboratory and Aircraft Zero-G Test Program.

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date : 15 NOV 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : The zero-g laboratory and aircraft test program includes investigations in the basic areas of liquid behavior, heat transfer, Centaur hardware and instrumentation. These investigations can be categorized as ground tests, aircraft tests and analytical studies. This report discusses in detail the various test phases, including their objectives, required hardware and parameters to be varied. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS), (*LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, WEIGHTLESSNESS), SPACE FLIGHT, SIMULATION, PROPELLANT CONTROL, LIQUEFIED GASES, HYDROGEN, HAZARDS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), SLOSHING, HEAT TRANSFER, VENTING, FLIGHT PATHS, FLIGHT SIMULATORS.

Subject Categories : Liquid Rocket Propellants
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE