THERMAL CONTROL SURFACE RESEARCH AT THE ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT.
ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)
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The report defines four basic classes of thermal control surface and the research being carried out on each type of surface. Details are given of the apparatus used to measure the reflectance properties of the surfaces and the facilities available to simulate the space environment. Finally, a description is given of the preliminary design of a satellite-borne experiment designed to test thermal control surfaces in space. Author
- Unmanned Spacecraft