Accession Number:

ADA443836

Title:

Test Results of the MDA Ice Detection System for Use with NASA's External Tank

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Report Date:

2005-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

As part of a Space Act Agreement between NASA-KSC and TARDEC, an electro-optical system to detect ice and estimate ice thickness on the external tank of the space shuttle was tested in TARDECs Visual Perception Lab.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE