X37 Pylon Assembly – NASA DFRC
Pylon support assembly for mounting to the B52H model.
This project entailed the complete outer shell for the pylon for use under the B52H model, the parachute/camera mortar tube assembly mounted to the back of the pylon and the development and fabrication of the fairing assemblies for the X37 drop model..
Mortar tube assembly and camera pod – for deployment of a drag parachute.
X37 drop model flown under B52H on pylon assembly and pulled clear using mortar drag chute assembly.