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Dynasoar 4
Part of Dynasoar Family

X-20 Dynasoar

X-20 Dynasoar
X-20 Dynasoar at sunrise
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Planned second manned Dynasoar single-orbit flight. Objectives were to demonstrate maneuver in orbit and during re-entry, and systems evaluation. Project cancelled in December 1963

Launched: 1966 Late. Number crew: 1 .

Orbital attitude maneuvers would have been made to plus/minus 90 degrees in all axes, including visual reference checks. During re-entry control maneuvers would be made at pitch angles of from 10 to 50 degrees with a 3000 m altitude margin.

Country: USA. Bibliography: 152, 583.



1966 Late - .
  • Dynasoar 4 (cancelled) - . Nation: USA. Flight: Dynasoar 4. Spacecraft Bus: Dynasoar. Spacecraft: Dynasoar. Planned date for second manned Dynasoar single-orbit flight..


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