Accession Number:

AD0661963

Title:

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR THERMAL CONTROL COATINGS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

The main factors usually considered in the selection of thermal control coatings for spacecraft are as follows a Optical properties and their quantitative uncertainties. b Application, ground environment, and cleaning. c Atmospheric heating. d Particulate and ultraviolet radiation stability. e Outgassing, toxicity, and flammability. f Mechanical properties, g Cost. h Availability. These items are discussed and examples are presented. Attention is given to optical property uncertainties, and typically used coatings are used as examples. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE