Accession Number:

AD0688908

Title:

THERMAL CONTROL SURFACE RESEARCH AT THE ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE