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assessment of alternate thermal protection systems for the space shuttle orbiter

D. Hays

assessment of alternate thermal protection systems for the space shuttle orbiter

by D. Hays

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reusable space vehicles,
  • Shielding (Heat)

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    StatementD. Hays ; prepared for Langley Research Center under contract NAS1-16302
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3548
    ContributionsLangley Research Center, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch, Rockwell International
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14930937M

    Muraca, Ralph J.: NASA Exceptional Service Medal , "In recognition of his outstanding achievements in the structural assessment of the critical elements of the Space Shuttle Orbiter's Thermal Protection System for STS-1, clearing the system for flight.". The lavatory unit, located in the mid deck area, operates much like those on commercial airlines but is designed for a weightless space environment. Thermal Protection: The thermal protection system is designed to limit the temperature of the orbiter's aluminum and graphite epoxy structures to about degrees (F) during reentry. There are.

    MR&D Work on Space Shuttle Repair. Since the Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy, MR&D has been significantly involved with analysis and design, fabrication and testing efforts associated with refractory composite materials and structures designs for the thermal protection system repairs of the NASA Space Shuttle. Credits and Recognition The successful design of the Structure and TPS is in large part because of • The leadership, support, and commitment of – John F. Yardley – NASA Associate Administrator for Spaceflight – Chris C. Kraft, Jr. – Director of NASA Johnson Space Center – Max Faget – Director of Engineering, NASA JSC – Robert F. Thompson – Manager, Space Shuttle ProgramFile Size: 2MB.

    et thermal protection system. et hardware. et range safety system. space shuttle coordinate system; orbiter structure. forward fuselage. crew compartment. airlock. forward fuselage and cabin windows. wing. midfuselage. payload bay doors. aft fuselage. oms/rcs pods. body flap. vertical tail. orbiter passive thermal control; orbiter purge, vent. As pointed out in the Feature Box in this chapter, the thermal protection system for NASA’s Space Shuttle Orbiter was effective due to its exceptional thermal-insulation properties. Calculate the heat flow (per square meter) across a mm-thick ceramic tile with an outer surface temperature of °C and an inner surface temperature of 30°C.


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Assessment of alternate thermal protection systems for the space shuttle orbiter by D. Hays Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An assessment of alternate thermal protection systems for the space shuttle orbiter. [D Hays; Langley Research Center.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.; Rockwell International.].

Alternate thermal protection system (TPS) concepts to the Space Shuttle Orbiter were assessed. Metallic, ablator, and carbon-carbon concepts which are the result of some previous design, manufacturing and testing effort were considered.

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A technology review and assessment of modeling and analysis efforts underway in support of a safe return to flight of the thermal protection system. Technical aspects of the alternate thermal protection system (TPS) study for the Shuttle Orbiter are reviewed, and a status report on alternate TPS technology developments is presented.

Mission impact, life cycle costs and risks, and selected candidate concepts are identified. The best system would consist of mechanically attached metallic and carbon-carbon TPS concepts employing a titanium Cited by: 8.

Alternate thermal protection system (TPS) concepts to the Space Shuttle Orbiter were assessed. Metallic, ablator, and carbon-carbon concepts which are the result of some previous design, manufacturing and testing effort were considered.

Emphasis was placed on improved TPS durability, which could potentially reduce life cycle costs and improve Orbiter operational characteristics.

An Assessment of Alternate Thermal Protection Systems for the Space Shuttle Orbiter. By D. Hays. Abstract. Alternate thermal protection system (TPS) concepts to the Space Shuttle Orbiter were assessed. Metallic, ablator, and carbon-carbon concepts which are the result of some previous design, manufacturing and testing effort were considered.

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AIAA Education Series; Library of Flight. The purpose of the thermal protection system is to ensure that the alu- minum airframe does not exceed this degree limit. Earlier manned spacecraft, such as Mercury, Gemini and Apollo, were not maneuverable and followed ballistic re-entry trajectories, parachuting to a watery landing in the Size: KB.

Shuttle Entry Air Data System preflight testing and analysis. Assessment of alternate thermal protection systems for the Space Shuttle Orbiter.

KELLY and Hypervelocity impact testing of Shuttle Orbiter thermal protection system tiles. ERIC CHRISTIANSEN and Cited by: 2. thermal protection system on space shuttle Article (PDF Available) in Pakistan Journal of Biotechnology 14(1) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

• To define the "best" alternate thermal protection system (ATPS) for application to the Space Shuttle orbiter, considering metallic, ablators, and carbon-carbon concepts. • To define the technology requirements to bring the selected TPS up to operational readiness.

• To prepare plans, schedules, and cost estimates for the required. Footage from NASA Johnson Space Center that gives insight to the thermal protection system applied to a shuttle so that its integrity stays sound throughout the entire mission.

SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER SYSTEMS. THERMAL PROTECTION SYSTEM. The thermal protection system consists of various materials applied externally to the outer structural skin of the orbiter to maintain the skin within acceptable temperatures, primarily during the entry phase of the mission. The orbiter's outer structural skin is constructed primarily of aluminum and graphite epoxy.

payload to and from orbit. _3 This work reviews thirteen candidate thermal protection system (TPS) options currently available for RLVs.

It is useful to begin with the current Shuttle TPS layout as a reference. 4 The nose cap and wing leading edge', which reach the highest temperatures, are made of reinforced carbon-carbon (RCC) that is protected fromFile Size: KB. Technical aspects of the alternate thermal protection system (TPS) study for the Shuttle Orbiter are reviewed, and a status report on alternate TPS technology developments is presented.

Mission impact, life cycle costs and risks, and selected candidate concepts are : H. Kelly and G. Webb. The Space Shuttle thermal protection system (TPS) is the barrier that protected the Space Shuttle Orbiter during the searing 1, °C (3, °F) heat of atmospheric reentry.A secondary goal was to protect from the heat and cold of space while in orbit.

INTRODUCTION. The thermal protection system (TPS) for the RLV must protect the structure and cryogenic fuel tanks from extremely high temperatures during launch and reentry.

To meet the requirements of an RLV, the TPS must be readily producible, lightweight, operable, and reusable with a minimum lifetime of missions. Space Shuttle Thermal Protection System 5 Design summary: RCC Leading edge structure system (LESS) and nose cap All-carbon composite: rayon cloth graphitized & impregnated with resin polymer Regions of orbiter > ° F Operational temp.

of to ° F File Size: KB. The Space Shuttle Orbiter, in addition to serving as a transportation system, has proven to be a valuable test platform for science and applications space sensor systems. The Shuttle’s Thermal Protection System (TPS) By Dennis R.

Jenkins. During the original studies of lifting-reentry vehicles during the late s and s, there had been a great debate over the relative merits of active cooling systems versus passive systems for the vehicle structure.

The U.S. space shuttle consisted of three major components: a winged orbiter that carried both crew and cargo; an external tank containing liquid hydrogen (fuel) and liquid oxygen (oxidizer) for the orbiter’s three main rocket engines; and a pair of large, solid-propellant, strap-on booster rockets.

At liftoff the entire system weighed 2 million kilograms ( million pounds) and stood A space shuttle orbiter system thermal vacuum performance test was conducted at NASA-Johnson Space Center in Chamber A of the space environment simulation laboratory.

The test of objective was to verify the radiator system heat rejection performance capability utilizing two development and two flight radiator panels comprising one of the two.Space vehicles that enter a planetary atmosphere (i.e. earth) like the Space Shuttle Orbiter require the use of a thermal protection system (TPS) to protect them from aerodynamic heating.

The aerodynamic heating is generated at the surface of an entering object due to the combination of compression and surface friction of the atmospheric gas.