Accession Number : AD0849156

Title :   Rocket Stage Cryogenic Storage,

Corporate Author : BOEING CO HUNTSVILLE AL LAUNCH SYSTEMS BRANCH

Personal Author(s) : Baker, M. J. ; Oppegard, G. K. ; Schlapbach, M. E.

Report Date : 10 FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 72

Abstract : A discussion of the thermal enviornments experienced by cryogenic propulsion vehicles is given. Various aspects of thermal protection systems for cryogenic propellant tanks are discussed including multilayer insulation schemes and solar shielding. The effects of propellant stratification and use of reliquefiers for stratification reduction systems, and initial propellant conditioning for cryogenic storage systems are briefly reviewed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CRYOGENIC PROPELLANTS, STORAGE), (*STORABLE ROCKET PROPELLANTS, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS), THERMAL PROPERTIES, LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, LIQUID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, THERMAL INSULATION, SOLAR RADIATION, SHIELDING, PROPELLANT TANKS, PROPELLANT TRANSFER, HEAT SHIELDS, THERMAL RADIATION, NUCLEAR RADIATION, CIRCULAR ORBITS, HEAT TRANSFER, CONVECTION(HEAT TRANSFER), CONDUCTION(HEAT TRANSFER), ORBITS.

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE