Accession Number:

ADD019764

Title:

Elongated Truss Boom Structures for Space Applications

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 21 Feb 2001

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

This invention relates in general to an elongated truss boom structure adapted to be flattened and coiled to a stowed configuration. More specifically, the invention is related to an elongated truss boom structure including longerons, fixed batten, moveable battens - and diagonals that enable the construction of large scale spacecraft interferometric systems and antennas on a single vehicle.

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE