Accession Number : AD0843151

Title :   Sun Tracker Evaluation Tests of the Centaur Attitude Control System.

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Pytlewski, R.

Report Date : 07 NOV 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The objective of the tests was to determine the control system stable limit cycle characteristics in each of the pitch and yaw planes, with the sun tracking system enabled. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS), (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, SOLAR CELLS, STABILITY, DETECTORS, PITCH(MOTION), YAW, AUTOMATIC PILOTS, TEST METHODS.

Subject Categories : Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE