Accession Number : AD0638916

Title :   PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST AEROSPACE MECHANISMS SYMPOSIUM, MAY 19-20 1966.

Corporate Author : SANTA CLARA UNIV CALIF

Report Date : 20 MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 331

Abstract : CONTENTS: Flight-proven mechanisms on the nimbus weather satellite; Extendible boom device; Mariner-IV structural dampers; Mechanism for spacecraft reflectance-degradation experiment; Noncontaminating separation systems for spacecraft (project zip); A vibration isolation mount; Gemini/agenda docking mechanism; Drag make-up sensor for low-altitude satellites; Spacecraft hydraulic timers; Solar cell gravity-stabilization booms; Analysis of aerospace impact problems; Compression-spring separation mechanisms; Mariner IV science platform structure and actuator design, development, and performance; Nonmagnetic explosive-actuated indexing device; Low-temperature effects on materials for aerospace mechanisms; High-impace-resistant mechanisms; A pyrotechnic shock isolation mechanism; Conical pivot bearings for space applications; Compression springs at elevated temperatures; Simplified space mechanisms using subliming solids; Zero-G testing of satellite inspection mechanisms; A concept for the design of variable-viscosity, variable-stiffness dampers; Analysis of a satellite angle-of-attack sensor; Explosively actuated (pyromechanical) devices for spacecraft applications; Development of a passive damper for a gravity-gradient stabilized spacecraft; An extendible structure for solar electric power in space.

Descriptors :   (*AEROSPACE CRAFT, SYMPOSIA), (*ASTRONAUTICS, SYMPOSIA), SPACECRAFT, INSTRUMENTATION, SPACE FLIGHT

Subject Categories : Astronautics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE