Handbook of solar simulation for thermal vacuum testing.

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Published by Institute of Environmental Sciences in [Mt. Prospect, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Space simulators.,
  • Space vehicles -- Thermodynamics.,
  • Vacuum technology.

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Includes bibliographies.

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StatementSection editors: John Arvesen [and others] Coordinating editor: John S. Griffith.
ContributionsArvesen, John, ed., Griffith, John S., ed., Institute of Environmental Sciences.
LC ClassificationsTL1495 .H35
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5600118M
LC Control Number68006392

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A space vacuum might vaporise metals (Mg, Cd, and Zn) and also volatile materials like adhesives. Thermal vacuum is a standard test performed at component and up to solar array level, for endurance testing of components and interfaces.

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be thermal vacuum baked for a minimum of 24 hours at a temperature above that expected in orbit or, if that is not known, at °C. Assemblies may be thermal vacuum baked prior to flight. This is one component of the space environment that translates well between ground simulation of Figure 5.

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