Accession Number:

AD0432006

Title:

AEROSPACE EXPANDABLE STRUCTURES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE AERO PROPULSION LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

724.0

Abstract:

Thirty two papers are presented in which work efforts on the design, packaging, materials selection, fabrication, deployment, rigidizing and testing of expandable including rigid, inflatable and collapsible structures are reported. Structures covered include space station and extraterrestrial shelters, communications satellites, space vehicle devices, telescoping structures, balloons, solar collectors, rentry vehicles, and assorted scientific payloads.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE