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Richard E. Martens joined McDonnell in 1962 where he worked for the Gemini propulsion group. There he developed an analytical model describing the "pop gun" phenomena of a Gemini Mode II abort and monitored the test program on the emergency separation procedure. He later conducted ablative material evaluation with the McDonnell's Rocket Engine Technology group.

Identifier

NASM.2004.0041

Creator

McDonnell Douglas Corp

Date

bulk 1930-1940

Provenance

his collection consists of the following materials collected by Richard E. Martens: eighteen black and white prints, two color prints and three black and white negatives of blast-shield tests panels, eight black and white photographs of the scale model used to for altitude testing, and four black and white prints of full-scale Gemini separation test hardware., Gift, 2004

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Scope and Contents

his collection consists of the following materials collected by Richard E. Martens: eighteen black and white prints, two color prints and three black and white negatives of blast-shield tests panels, eight black and white photographs of the scale model used to for altitude testing, and four black and white prints of full-scale Gemini separation test hardware.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Topics Astronautics
Propulsion systems
Gemini Project

Citation

Gemini Program Emergency Separation Procedure Photographs , Accession 2004-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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