FAA SPIDER Proof-of-Concept Fragment Impact Testing

The Redstone Test Center (RTC) will conduct up to 40 fragment impact (FI) tests in support of testing, firing selected stainless steel projectiles into aluminum sheets at varying aspect angles to determine penetration velocities, entrance and exit velocities.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Commercial Space Transportation, Vehicle Safety Analyses


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Project Managers:

    Davidian, Ken

  • Performing Organizations:

    U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal

  • Start Date: 20091014
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20091230
  • Source Data: RiP Project 34404

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01483450
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: OF347-RTTC-SPIDER MI
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 9 2013 1:00AM