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Impact Attenuation Methods for Manned SpacecraftThis paper is concerned with a review of available energy absorbing materials and devices, and the results of an example evaluation of specific techniques applied to a vertical landing system. Many of the energy absorbers discussed have been investigated by Northrop Ventura for use in lunar as well as earth landing systems.
Document ID
19620004486
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Harold W Bixby (Northrop Corporation Newbury Park, California, United States)
Date Acquired
August 1, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1962
Publication Information
Publication: Proceedings of the National Meeting on Manned Space Flight (Unclassified Portion)
Subject Category
Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance
Meeting Information
National Meeting on Manned Space Flight(St. Louis, MO)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
Keywords
Manned spacecraft
Impact
Spacecraft landing

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