Accession Number:

ADA273063

Title:

Evaluation of Electroconductivity of Two Surface Paints for Spacecraft

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN AEROSPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Report Date:

1993-11-05

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

This article briefly discusses the manufacturing process for two surface paints used on spacecraft No. 956 gray paint, and No. 956 green paint. Experimental studies were conducted on both paints at room temperatures in variations of electroconductivity in space environments in a simulated space vacuum, under electron radiation and under solar radiation. From the experimental results, the states of both surface paints used in orbit can be predicted. In addition, the possibility of using such paints in high orbit is accepted.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE