4 edition of Study of the space environmental effects on spacecraft engineering materials found in the catalog.
Study of the space environmental effects on spacecraft engineering materials
by Materials Processing Laboratory, Center For Automation & Robotics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Huntsville, AL, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||by Susan K. O"Brien and Gary L. Workman and Guy A. Smith.|
|Series||[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-196638., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-196638.|
|Contributions||Workman, Gary L., Smith, Guy A., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.|
|The Physical Object|
For information contact J. E. Mazur @ 7 Survey to Determine the Impact of the Space Environment on Space Systems Sponsored by the National Security Space Architect Aim was to quantify the impacts, especially cost Survey included all types of spacecraft for which we were able to find data. Spacecraft Design and Space Systems Selected Spacecraft and Systems Global Positioning System GPS and GNSS Orbital Mechanics and Satellite Orbits Rocket Dynamics Solar System Dynamics Spacecraft Dynamics, Spacecraft ADC and GNC Spacecraft and Rocket Propulsion Space Launch Systems Rockets and Missiles Missile Defense Space Environment, Spacecraft Interactions, and Space Science .
Space environment is a branch of astronautics, aerospace engineering and space physics that seeks to understand and address conditions existing in space that affect the design and operation of spacecraft. A related subject, space weather, deals with dynamic processes in the solar-terrestrial system that can give rise to effects on spacecraft, but that can also affect the atmosphere, . Conveying a wealth of insight into the nature of the space environment and how spacecraft interact with it, he covers design modifications aimed at eliminating or reducing such environmental effects as solar absorptance increases caused by self-contamination, materials erosion by atomic oxygen, electrical discharges due to spacecraft charging /5(5).
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Get this from a library. Study of the space environmental effects on spacecraft engineering materials: final report for contract NAS, delivery order. [Susan K O'Brien; Gary L Workman; Guy A Smith; United States.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. The Space Environment and Its Effects on Space Systems, Second Edition is significantly revised and expanded, featuring new chapters on risk management, formation and evolution of the universe, and time and reference Systems.
It also includes expanded chapters on the space radiation environment. This book is intended to serve two audiences: firstly, those who wish to obtain an understanding of /5(3). The debris impact may cause the degradation of solar cells because of the cumulative effect (Lei, Cumulative effects of micrometeoroid impacts on spacecraft, ), and even damage several strings of solar cells depending on the diameter of the debris.
Hypervelocity impact event may excite plasma and by spreading the plasma can initiate discharges that are able to induce arcing on Author: Dongsheng Jiang, Pei Zhang, Yi Zhang.
Through offering insight into the nature of the space environment and how spacecraft interact with it, this book presents a singular account of the environmental effects that can damage or cause poor performance of orbiting spacecraft. The discussion covers design modifications aimed at eliminating effects as solar absorptance increases caused by self-contamination, materials erosion by atomic.
The effects of the natural space environment on spacecraft design, development, and operations are the topic of a series of NASA Reference Publications currently being developed by the Electromagnetics and Environments Branch, Systems Analysis and Integration Laboratory.
All of these may have significant effects on material properties either alone or in synergism. The hard vacuum of space with its pressures below 10−4Pa (10−6Torr) causes some materials to outgas, which in turn affects any spacecraft component with a line-of-sight to the emitting material.
This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space science.
The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, with each chapter authored by a recognized expert in the field. Microgravity, or weightlessness, alters many observable phenomena.
within the physical and life sciences. Systems and processes affected by microgravity include surface wetting and interfacial tension, multiphase flow and heat transfer, multiphase system dynamics, solidification, and fire phenomena and combustion.
Spacecraft Engineering. and testing of nuclear-powered and other types of spacecraft under simulated outer-space environmental conditions.
developments in spacecraft materials, electronics Author: George Dekoulis. Materials in a Space Environment 16 - 20 June Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Scattered atomic oxygen effects on spacecraft materials Thermal control materials in Mercury environment Antonenko, J A detailed study on the thermal endurance of Kapton HN™ and Upilex S™ File Size: KB.
This chapter will examine the effect of the space environment upon spacecraft systems. In particular, we will examine the various interactions that spacecraft systems may be susceptible to, and will discuss the mitigation techniques that spacecraft designers must take to ensure successful on orbit by: 2.
We have undertaken a study to determine the impact of the space environment on space systems. Known impacts include mission outages, mission degradation and mission failure, launch delays. That basically covers the whole field (unless you want to include weightlessness).
This book packs a large amount of information, including micrometeoroid fluxes, all sorts of radiation fluxes, nominal and storm plasma conditions, oxygen reaction efficiency, orbital decay times, and solar cycle by: Degradation of Spacecraft Materials in the Space Environment - Volume 35 Issue 1 - Sharon K.R.
While the primary emphasis of the book is the Earth's environment and its effects on spacecraft, it also addresses the extraterrestrial environment and the effects of radiation on.
The breakup of the Space Shuttle Columbia as it reentered Earth’s atmosphere on February 1,reminded the public — and NASA — of the grave risks posed to spacecraft by everything from insulating foam to space debris. Here, Alan Tribble presents a singular, up-to-date account of a wide range of less conspicuous but no less consequential environmental effects that can damage or cause.
The effects of the natural space environment on spacecraft design, development, and operations are the topic of a series of NASA Reference Publications currently being developed by the Electromagnetics and Environments Branch, Systems Analysis and Integration Laboratory,File Size: KB.
The Handbook of Environmental Degradation of Materials explains how to measure, analyse, and control environmental degradation for a wide range of industrial materials including metals, polymers, ceramics, concrete, wood and textiles exposed to environmental factors such as weather, seawater, and fire.
Divided into sections which deal with analysis, types of degradation, protection and surface engineering respectively, the reader is introduced to the wide variety of environmental effects.
Encompassing the fundamentals of spacecraft engineering, the book begins with front-end system-level issues, such as environment, mission analysis and system engineering, and progresses to a detailed examination of subsystem elements which represent the core of spacecraft design - mechanical, electrical, propulsion, thermal, control etc.
PLASMA EFFECTS OVERVIEW 29 • Plasma is a gas made up of ions and free electrons in roughly equal numbers. •Causes Elecromagnetic Interference Spacecraft charging & arcing Material effects • Effects Avionics - Upsets from EMI Power - floating potential, contaminated solar arrays, current losses GN & C - torques from induced potentialFile Size: KB.
The space environment and its impact on spacecraft design. A. TRIBBLE; Operating in the space environment - A spacecraft charging study of the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility-Spectroscopy.
Space Environmental Interactions with Biased Spacecraft Surfaces. The Surprising Ways Space Travel Damages the Environment When discussing how human activity affects the environment, many people focus solely on emissions from passenger vehicles and airplanes, but few stop to contemplate how space travel can affect our planet.
This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space science. The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, with each chapter authored by a recognized expert in the field.