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Genesis of the Lunar Landing VehicleThe author examines early research regarding return flight from a Moon landing made prior to President Kennedy's 1961 challenge to put men on the Moon before the end of the decade. Organizations involved in early research include NACA, the Flight Research Center (now Dryden) Bell Aircraft Corporation. The discussion focuses on development of a flight simulator to model the Moon's reduced gravity and development of the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle.
Document ID
20090030881
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Gelzer, Christian (NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Edwards, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
July 16, 2009
Subject Category
Launch Vehicles and Launch Operations
Report/Patent Number
DFRC-1037
Meeting Information
The Eagle Has Landed at Auburn 40th Anniversary of Apollo 11(Auburn, AL)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.