Accession Number:

ADA461159

Title:

A Survey and Comparison of Several Space Shuttle External Tank (ET) Ice/Frost Detection and Evaluation Systems

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING COMMAND WARREN MI VISUAL PERCEPTION LAB

Report Date:

2004-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

This working paper and progress report has been prepared as part of a National Aeronautics Space Agency NASA-Kennedy Space Center KSC, FloridaU.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development Engineering Center TARDEC Warren, Michigan Space Act Agreement SAA signed on 21 January 2004. This mutually-beneficial collaborative research investigation is being accomplished under the terms of a Statement of Work SOW entitled IceFrost Detection and Evaluation jointly signed in March 2004 by Ronald Phelps of NASA-KSCs Shuttle Processing Business Office, and Dr. Thomas Meitzler of TARDECs Visual Perception Lab VPL. Planning and implementation has involved collaboration between U.S. Army investigators and NASA-KSCs IceDebris Team. Acronyms and abbreviations used in this report are included in Appendix A.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Astronautics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE