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On-orbit spacecraft/stage servicing during STS life cycle

On-orbit spacecraft/stage servicing during STS life cycle

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Published by Lockheed Aircraft Corp., NASA Johnson Spacecraft Center in [Burbank, Calif.], [Houston, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations -- Maintainability (Engineering)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOn orbit spacecraft stage servicing during STS life cycle.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- CR-171775., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-171775.
    ContributionsLyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18212955M

    PALO ALTO, Calif. – August 8, — Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that it successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for NASA’s Restore-L mission to provide satellite servicing in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). With the completion of the PDR, Restore-L is proceeding on schedule . Identify the incorrect statement about the growth stage of the product life cycle. A. Prices tend to drop as production becomes more efficient and competition increases. B. During this stage, advertising and promotion are much more critical than in the introduction stage. C.

    During its five-year mission, the spacecraft needed to operate in four distinct mission phases. Due to its innovative design, large changes to the physical configuration of the spacecraft were not required, but some modifications were necessary. Learn About Another Spacecraft Configuration. Launch Configuration.   The servicing of satellites on-orbit has been a hot topic in recent years. From satellite inspection and supporting a spacecraft launched into the wrong orbit to active servicing tasks such as refueling or hardware replacement, spacecraft that can support on-orbit servicing tasks could give new life to otherwise inoperable spacecraft.

    The ATS 1 spacecraft shows its Syncom heritage, but at kg ( lb) on-orbit, with a length of m (54 inches), was a larger and a much more capable satellite than its predecessor. In addition to a C-band transponder, ATS-1 carried a VHF experiment for communications with aircraft, ships, meteorological remote terminals, and to evaluate.   On May , more than international representatives gathered at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., to discuss international near-term satellite servicing plans and delve.


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On-orbit spacecraft/stage servicing during STS life cycle Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[Burbank, Calif.]: Lockheed Aircraft. On-orbit spacecraft/stage servicing during STS life cycle. Houston, Texas: NASA Johnson Spacecraft Center, January (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lyndon B.

Johnson Space Center. OCLC Number: Notes: "27 January A comprehensive and repesentative set of shuttle payloads was identified for shuttle and space station servicing missions.

The classes of servicing functions were determined and the general servicing support required for the set of referenced spacecraft was allocated.

On-orbit spacecraft/stage servicing during STS life cycle book SATELLITE SERVICING On-Orbit Spacecraft Servicing (OSS) is simply the provision of space-based services to orbiting craft.

The interest in spacecraft servicing with its substantial benefit potential has led to the performance of a number of studies, proposals and programs. Despite this activity, and the success of Shuttle based on.

N-ORBIT servicing(OOS) [1,2], as a potential new paradigm in space mission design to reduce life-cycle costs, increase payload sensor availability, extend spacecraft Author: Carole Joppin. The MMS was introduced by the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in to develop a special common satellite bus for spacecraft with the key point being serviceability in space [, ].Related research dates back to the s with the achievement of a hexagon space station consisting of six modules that could be used for the habitation of astronauts and on-orbit Cited by: 9.

On-orbit servicing is the process of improving a space-based capability through a combination of in-orbit activities that may include inspection, rendezvous and docking, and value-added.

A Small Satellite Concept for On-Orbit Servicing of Spacecraft Pat Malaviarachchi, Timothy J. Reedman, Andrew C. Allen On-orbit servicing has been the subject of much study over the past thirty years. The idea of maintaining space ORC's Geosynch Spacecraft Life Extension System (SLES) to boost ASTRA-1K to the desired GEO orbit [3].

Robotic on-orbit servicing (OOS) is the key to the development of the space frontier as a major element in space infrastructure. On-orbit satellite servicing includes all aspects of on-orbit assembly of parts into systems, maintenance of equipment (preventative and corrective), replenishment of consumables, upgrade and by: DESIGN FOR ON-ORBIT SPACECRAFT SERVICING Stephen J.

Leete NASA Goddard Space Flight Center ABSTRACT Servicing to date has been in low earth orbit from the space shuttle, and in the near future will also be based from the ISS.

Future servicing should occur at much more energetic orbits, such as HEO, Earth-Moon L1, Sun-Earth L1 or Size: KB. The NASA On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Study, mandated by Congress and supported by the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), investigates what our future may hold.

This document, an internal report by the Space Servicing Capabilities Project at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center that performed the study, captures the work performedFile Size: 6MB.

The crew of space shuttle Discovery will continue to test new equipment and procedures that increase the safety of space shuttles during the STS mission to the International Space Station. It also will perform maintenance on the space station and deliver more supplies and cargo for future station expansion.

The NASA On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Study, mandated by Congress and supported by the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), investigates what our future may hold in the area of satellite servicing.

It was conducted from An internal Project Report captures the work performed under the congressional mandate. On-orbit satellite servicing is technically feasible Space servicing will support and benefit a wide range of NASA, DoD, commercial and international missions.

The Space Shuttle and the Space Station Freedom can and must play vital roles in developing a national satellite servicing. Technologies for Refueling Spacecraft On-Orbit David J.

Chato Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio Prepared for the Space Conference and Exposition sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Long Beach, California, SeptemberNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center November (STS) docked to the International Space Station in August Back: Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS) during the early morning hours en route to the International Space Station in February Spine: A rear view of the Orbiter Discovery showing the drag chute deployed during the landing of STS at Kennedy Space Center in May.

Space Shuttle Discovery carried former U.S. Sen. John Glenn to space during STS to complete a life cycle in space — a crop of wheat grown from seed to seed. rack for on-orbit. IUS, to be used on mission STS, was a two-stage rocket.

Each stage had a solid rocket motor, preferred over liquid-fueled engines for their relative simplicity, high reliability, low cost and safety. The IUS was 17 feet ( meters) long and feet ( m) in diameter. It consisted of an aft skirt; an aft stage solid rocket motor.

Aerospace, Dutch Space, Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven and Trasys Space, is currently assessing, on behalf of ESA, on-orbit servicing of a fleet of GEO satellites or of a MEO constellation.

At the first study milestone, the servicing of a fleet of GEO satellites was selected as a reference for the remainder of the study. An analysis of maintenance strategies and development of a model for strategy formulation Division of Production Systems CHALMERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Göteborg, Sweden, An analysis of maintenance strategies and development of a model for strategy formulation - A case study maintenance, reliability, life cycle costing, change.

The Spacecraft orbit state dialog box allows you to set the epoch, coordinate system, and state type values for the Spacecraft orbital state. When you specify an orbital state, you define the state in the representation selected in the StateType menu, with respect to the coordinate system specified in the CoordinateSystem menu, at the epoch defined in the Epoch menu.All spacecraft except single-stage-to-orbit vehicles cannot get into space on their own, and require a launch vehicle (carrier rocket).

On a sub-orbital spaceflight, a space vehicle enters space and then returns to the surface, without having gained sufficient energy or velocity to make a full orbit of the Earth.STS Quiz 2 study guide by sara_hobbs includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.