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Dynasoar 6
Part of Dynasoar Family

X-20 Dynasoar

X-20 Dynasoar
X-20 Dynasoar in re-entry configuration
Credit: © Dan Roam

Planned fourth manned Dynasoar single-orbit flight; would demonstrate maneuver in orbit and during re-entry, and systems evaluation. Project cancelled in December 1963.

Launched: 1967 Spring. Number crew: 1 .

In orbit subsystems would have been evaluated that were not covered in the previous flight, and alternate and back-up control modes would be checked. During re-entry dynamic stability and aerothermal maneuver would be demonstrated using pitch and roll pulses of 2 to 5 degrees per second.

Country: USA. Bibliography: 152, 583.



1967 Spring - .
  • Dynasoar 6 (cancelled) - . Nation: USA. Flight: Dynasoar 6. Spacecraft Bus: Dynasoar. Spacecraft: Dynasoar. Planned date for fourth manned flight of the X-20 Dynasoar..


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