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Application Of High Moment-Producing Techniques For Control Of A Manned Space Vehicle

Report Number: FDL TDR 64-32 Summary Final Report
Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Bendix Corp Southfield Mich
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-03
Pages: 64
Contract: AF 33(657)-10998
Project: 8225
Task: 822503
AD Number: AD0439201

Abstract:
High moment-producing techniques are applied to the attitude control of manned space vehicles which perform orbital transfer, rendezvous, and lifting re-entry maneuvers. The specific accomplishments were: (1) establishment of control system, subsystem and component requirements for critical vehicle flight phases, and (2) analysis of promising techniques for performing the flight control functions required during the various maneuvers.

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