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Space Shuttle Orbiter Fracture Control PlanThe criteria are presented for preventing space shuttle structural failure associated with crack initiation or propagation during fabrication, test, handling, and the operational life of the vehicle. The criteria discussed include: engineering responsibilities, assurance management, production, operation and test, procurement, critical parts selection, design, and structural analysis.
Document ID
19740007416
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Space Division
(Rockwell International Downey, California, United States)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1973
Subject Category
Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance
Report/Patent Number
SD73-SA-0082
NASA-CR-136554
IRD-TII-251T
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-14000
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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