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Apollo experience report: Abort planning
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Author and Affiliation:
Hyle, C. T.(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, United States);
Foggatt, C. E.(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, United States);
Weber, B. D.(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, United States)
Abstract: Definition of a practical return-to-earth abort capability was required for each phase of an Apollo mission. A description of the basic development of the complex Apollo abort plan is presented. The process by which the return-to-earth abort plan was developed and the constraining factors that must be included in any abort procedure are also discussed. Special emphasis is given to the description of crew warning and escape methods for each mission phase.
Publication Date: Jun 01, 1972
Document ID:
19720017278
(Acquired Nov 22, 1995)
Accession Number: 72N24928
Subject Category: SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number: NASA-TN-D-6847, MSC-S-307
Document Type: Technical Report
Publisher Information: Washington, United States
Contract/Grant/Task Num: RTOP 924-22-20-00-72
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Johnson Space Center; Houston, TX, United States
Description: 35p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: ABORT TRAJECTORIES; APOLLO FLIGHTS; ESCAPE SYSTEMS; WARNING SYSTEMS; ASCENT TRAJECTORIES; COASTING FLIGHT; MISSION PLANNING
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