Accession Number : ADD001776

Title :   Method of Coating a Spacecraft Shell Surface.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Leinkram,Charles Z ; Rovinski,Robert S

Report Date : 18 Mar 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : This invention is directed to a method for treating the outer surface of a satellite structure or solar cell panel for absorption of solar thermal radiation and emission of heat. The method includes preparation of the surface subsequently coating with glass and heating the surface until the desired surface coating thickness is obtained.

Descriptors :   *Coatings, *Solar panels, *Patents, Spacecraft components, Glass, Thermal conductivity, Reflection

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE