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Dynasoar 9


Planned first multi-orbit flight and seventh manned flight of Dynasoar would have the objectives to demonstrate maneuver in orbit and during re-entry, and a precision recovery. Project cancelled in December 1963

The first multi-orbit flight and seventh manned flight of the series would have the objectives to demonstrate maneuver in orbit and during re-entry, and a precision recovery. The apogee of the orbit would be adjusted using the transtage engine. During re-entry sustained flight would be made near the thermal limits of the spacecraft, at pitch angles of 40 degrees and roll angles of plus/minus 30 degrees.

First Launch: 1967 December.

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Bibliography
  • Houchin II, Roy and Smith, Terry, "X-20 (7 articles)", Quest, 1994, Volume 3, Issue 4, page 4.
  • Godwin, Robert, editor, Dyna-Soar: Hypersonic Strategic Weapons System, Collector's Guide Publishing, Ontario, Canada, 2003..

Dynasoar 9 Chronology


1967 December - .
  • Dynasoar 9 (cancelled) - . Nation: USA. Flight: Dynasoar 9. Spacecraft: Dynasoar. Summary: Planned date for seventh manned and first multi-orbit flight of the X-20 Dynasoar..

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