Accession Number : AD0853709

Title :   Piggy-Back Pod No. 24A Jettiso n Test,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Derango, J.

Report Date : 02 AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The report describes results obtained from efforts to jettison a 27-76970 Piggy-back Pod using flight hardware and simulating flight conditions with respect to 'g' loans, to determine the piggy-back pod ejection velocity. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, PAYLOAD), (*JETTISONABLE EQUIPMENT, CAPTIVE TESTS), EXTERNAL STORES, RELEASE MECHANISMS, CARTRIDGES(PAD), WEIGHTLESSNESS, SIMULATION, TEST METHODS, INSTRUMENTATION.

Subject Categories : Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE