Accession Number : AD0787512

Title :   Extendible Space Structures.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Mattey,R. A.

Report Date : JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : A list is given of all extendible and inflatable structures in space, along with the launching nation. Configurations of the coilable beryllium copper booms are illustrated, as well as associated engineering problems and solutions. Some unique extendible structures such as the Triad boom and coilable extendible structures are described. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Spacecraft components, *Extendable structures, Spaceborne, Spacecraft, Booms(Equipment), Inflatable structures, Bending, Space environments

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE