Accession Number:

ADD005946

Title:

Method for Reducing the Electrical Charging of Orbiting Spacecraft.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-19

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

A method for suppressing the electrical charges induced on the surface of earth orbiting satellite by applying to the exterior portion of the satellite a layer of alumina, quartz or polytetra fluoroethylene as a charge supressing material. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE