X-38 landing gear skid test report
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, Available from NASA Center for AeroSpace Information (CASI) in Hampton, Va, Hanover MD .
Written in English


  • X-38 Crew Return Vehicle.,
  • Drag.,
  • Dynamic characteristics.,
  • Flight test vehicles.,
  • Gliding.,
  • Landing gear.,
  • Skid landings.,
  • Skidding.

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge K. Gafka, Robert H. Daugherty.
SeriesNASA/TM -- 2000-210293., NASA technical memorandum -- 210293.
ContributionsDaugherty, Robert H., Langley Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18174779M

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gravity. This gear has been designed to allow landing in unprepared plain fields limiting the accelerations on the spacecraft at touch down, through expendable damping cartridges and skids. During the test campaign of the X Landing Gear has been completed at Sener. Three different types of tests have been performed: Functional deploymentFile Size: 1MB. The X test program is the proving ground for the Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) a gliding parafoil-equipped vehicle designed to land at relatively low speeds. The skid-equipped landing gear is designed to attenuate the vertical landing energy of the vehicle at touchdown using crushable materials within the struts : Robert H. Daugherty and George K. Gafka. During the test campaign of the X Landing Gear has been completed at Sener. Three different types of tests have been performed: Functional deployment tests, Static load tests and vibration. X landing gear skid test report [microform] / George K. Gafka, Robert H. Daugherty; Impact studies of a 1/3-scale model of an air cushion vehicle [microform] / Robert H. Daugherty; Texture modification of the shuttle landing facility runway at Kennedy Space Center [microform] / Robert.

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