Accession Number : AD0697509

Title :   THE UK3 SPACECRAFT SUPPORT STING BUILT FOR THE R.A.E. 2.5m SPACE TEST CHAMBER.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Swift,R. D.

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Details are given of the design and construction of the sting used to support UK3 during its solar simulation and thermal vacuum testing. The sting served to convey hard line data from the rotating spacecraft through the spin motion bearing to the fixed wiring on the quadrant arm. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACECRAFT, *SUPPORTS), TEST FACILITIES, DESIGN, GREAT BRITAIN

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE