CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM [DELETED] RE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT WAS TEST OF T

Created: 12/21/1962

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ADE!ARRYING INS ANDAMERA, TAKE OFF VAS MADEILOT BEL PARKS,RINUTES,

2o PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT VAS TEST OF THEAMERA* DUE TO LAST MINUTE TROUBLES IM THE STABILIZATION SYSTEM WEIGHT SHIFTERS THE SYSTEM VAS FLOWN IN CAGED CONDITION. ALL OTHER COMPONENTS WERE OPERATING WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS BEING PLACED ON DETERMININGND IMC PERFORMANCE ON THIS FLIGHT.

3. RELIMINARY CHECK OF CAMERA IT WAS WORKING SATISFACTORILY THROUGHOUT FLIGHT, HOWEVER, THE INS WAS OFF APPROXIMATELYILES AT LAUNCH AND DRIFTED MORE THROUGHOUT THE FLIGHT. AFTER LANDING IT WAS DECIDED TO LEAVE POWER ON THE INS AND TAKE OFF AGAIN0 HRS BUT AFTER TAXI TC THE SOUTH PAD THE IMS WENT HAY WIRE NECESSITATING SHUT DOWN. THE SYSTEM IS BEING REALIGNED AND AN ATTEMPT WILL BE MADE TO FLY.

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THE PHOTO RUMS WERE MADE QOING NORTH0 FTEAS, GOING SOUTH0 FT, GOING NORTH0EAS, AND GOING SOUTH0 FT.

MAXIMUM ALTITUDE DURING0 FT, MAXIMUM MACH TAKE OFF GROSS0 LBS. U ATER CENT. MERRY XMAS.

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