Accession Number:

AD0811678

Title:

SPACE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON EXPANDABLE STRUCTURES MATERIALS

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 26 Sep-28 Dec 1966

Corporate Author:

ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER ARNOLD AFB TN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

This report presents data showing the effects of vacuum and combined vacuum and solar environments on fiber glass materials. Tensile and bending properties of these materials were determined after vacuum exposure periods of 5 and 60 days and the combined effects of vacuum and solar irradiation simulating a 200-nautical-mile orbit. Material density, elongation, thermal and optical properties were also determined.

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE