Accession Number : AD0856653

Title :   Static Test of the Gemini B Adapter for the Critical Combination of Ascent Phase Loads and Elevated Temperature.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : MCDONNELL AIRCRAFT CO ST LOUIS MO

Report Date : 22 NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 175

Abstract : The report describes an environmental test performed on a structural adapter. The purpose of this test was to demonstrate the structural integrity of the Gemini 'B' Adapter under the critical combination of load, elevated temperature, and temperature differentials between the inner and outer structural skins of the hat sections. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MANNED SPACECRAFT, SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS), (*SPACE STATIONS, ADAPTERS), (*ADAPTERS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS), SIMULATION, AERODYNAMIC HEATING, LOADS(FORCES), DEFLECTION, THERMAL PROPERTIES, INTERFACES, BULKHEADS.

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE