For any pressure vessel, hydrostatic/pneumatic pressure testing and helium leak testing are carried out as per UG-99/UG-100 and ASME, Section V, Article 10, respectively. For a rocket, what are the test conditions for pressure and leak testing and how temperature and speed are taken into account during testing for qualifying the integrity of spacecraft/space shuttle?

  • $\begingroup$ Which of the dozens of pressure vessels on the shuttle are you interested in? $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 5, 2022 at 0:11
  • $\begingroup$ @Organic Marble : Command module, lunar module, fuel tank and the primary containment while taking off. Thank you. $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 5, 2022 at 5:26


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