Elongated Truss Boom Structures for Space Applications
Patent application, Filed 21 Feb 2001
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
- Unmanned Spacecraft
- Manned Spacecraft