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Apollo 15 mission report, supplement 4: Descent propulsion system final flight evaluationThe results of a postflight analysis of the LM-10 Descent Propulsion System (DPS) during the Apollo 15 Mission are reported. The analysis determined the steady state performance of the DPS during the descent phase of the manned lunar landing. Flight measurement discrepancies are discussed. Simulated throttle performance results are cited along with overall performance results. Evaluations of the propellant quantity gaging system, propellant loading, pressurization system, and engine are reported. Graphic illustrations of the evaluations are included.
Document ID
19730023018
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Authors
Avvenire, A. T. (TRW Systems Group Houston, TX, United States)
Wood, S. C. (TRW Systems Group Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
September 2, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1972
Subject Category
SPACE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
TRW-20029-H084-R0-00-SUPPL-4
NASA-TM-X-69506
MSC-05161-SUPPL-4
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-12330
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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