TITLE

Balloon-launched scale orbiter to gather data for Hermes spaceplane program

PUB. DATE
September 1989
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/18/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a West German-built NASA space shuttle orbiter scale model, one of the world's largest transonic models, will be used to gather data in support of Europe's Hermes manned spaceplane program. The balloon-launched orbiter model program is called Falke.
ACCESSION #
8910090288

 

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