Altitude starting tests of a small solid propellant rocket

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From Summary: "Four solid-propellant rocket engines of nominal 500-pound thrust were tested for starting characteristics at pressure altitudes ranging from 89,000 to 111,000 feet and at a temperature of -75^o F. Chamber pressures were measured on two of the runs. Average chamber pressures in these two runs were lower than expected, although action times agreed with the expected values."

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14 p. : ill.

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Krawczoner, E. M. & Sloop, J. L. June 21, 1957.

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From Summary: "Four solid-propellant rocket engines of nominal 500-pound thrust were tested for starting characteristics at pressure altitudes ranging from 89,000 to 111,000 feet and at a temperature of -75^o F. Chamber pressures were measured on two of the runs. Average chamber pressures in these two runs were lower than expected, although action times agreed with the expected values."

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14 p. : ill.

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  • : 70N77867
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19700078164 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E57F21
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19700078164
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53158

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  • June 21, 1957

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Krawczoner, E. M. & Sloop, J. L. Altitude starting tests of a small solid propellant rocket, report, June 21, 1957; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53158/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.