Accession Number : AD0843333

Title :   Piggy Back Pod Additional Chemical Release Bottle Test,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Takvam, N. A.

Report Date : 21 JUN 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The tests performed were intended to evaluate the capability of explosives to rupture a Missileborne Helium Storage Sphere (27-08115-1) externally such that instant release of the contents is obtained. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, COMBUSTION PRODUCTS), JETTISONABLE EQUIPMENT, DESTRUCTORS, SHAPED CHARGES, DETONATING CORD, PETN, RDX, EXPLOSIONS, TITANIUM ALLOYS, STORAGE TANKS, HELIUM, INDUCTION HEATING, HEATING ELEMENTS, GLASS TEXTILES, THERMAL INSULATION, RUPTURE.

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE