Boiler Plate #29 Apollo space capsule

Boiler Plate #29 Apollo space capsule


Winslow, Arizona (AZ), US
A boilerplate spacecraft, also known as a DemoSat or mass simulator, is a nonfunctional craft or payload which is used to test various configurations and basic size, load, and handling characteristics of rocket launch vehicles.

BP-29 was used for uprighting drop tests at Downey, CA, Oct. 30, 1964.
A boilerplate spacecraft, also known as a DemoSat or mass simulator, is a nonfunctional craft or payload which is used to test various configurations and basic size, load, and handling characteristics of rocket launch vehicles.

BP-29 was used for uprighting drop tests at Downey, CA, Oct. 30, 1964.
View in Google Earth Space
Links: en.wikipedia.org, virtualglobetrotting.com
By: kjfitz

Advertisement

Comments

Policies
Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload

Advertisement