Accession Number : ADA307507

Title :   Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium (15th) Held at George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama on May 14-15, 1996.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HUNTSVILLE AL GEORGE C MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

PDF Url : ADA307507

Report Date : 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 434

Abstract : The proceedings of the 15th Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium held at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center on May 14-15, 1981, are reported in this NASA Conference Publication. Technological areas covered include aerospace propulsion, aerodynamic devices, and crew safety; space vehicle control; spacecraft deployment, positioning, and pointing; deployable antennas/reflectors; and large space structures. Devices for payload deployment, payload retention, and crew EVA on the Space Shuttle Orbiter are also described.

Descriptors :   *SPACE SHUTTLES, *THRUST VECTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS, HIGH FREQUENCY, DEPLOYMENT, SYMPOSIA, PAYLOAD, STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, ALIGNMENT, AEROSPACE SYSTEMS, TRUSSES, AIMING, WEIGHTLESSNESS, X RAY SPECTROSCOPY, OPTICAL SCANNING, ANTENNA ARRAYS, OZONE, ROCKET ENGINES, REFLECTORS, ROCKET PROPULSION, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES, TELESCOPES, RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITES, SOLAR CORONA, AERIAL RUDDERS, MOMENTUM TRANSFER, PROPELLANT TANKS, AERODYNAMIC CONTROL SURFACES, SOLAR PANELS, LATCHES, SPACE PROPULSION, HYDRAULIC ACTUATORS, RETRACTABLE, SPACECRAFT ANTENNAS, BALL BEARINGS, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTROMETERS, DEWATERING.

Subject Categories : Manned Spacecraft
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE