Accession Number : AD0862745

Title :   Evaluation of a Mariner Propellant System Bladder Using Centrifuge Facility 1-15.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ROCKET PROPULSION LAB EDWARDS AFB CA

Personal Author(s) : Denker, John

Report Date : MAR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Twelve evaluations of a propellant system bladder design intended for use on Mariner space vehicles were completed using the AFRPL centrifuge to impose acceleration-induced loads of ten, twenty, and thirty times the force of gravity. The AFRPL Centrifuge Facility and RPRO (Operations) personnel successfully produced the requested test conditions in a routine manner. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, PROPELLANT TANKS), (*PROPELLANT TANKS, PROPELLANT CONTROL), LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, EVACUATION, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, AERODYNAMIC LOADING, CENTRIFUGES, TEST METHODS, MARS PROBES.

Subject Categories : Rocket Engines
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE