An Engineering Look at Space Shuttle and ISS Operations
- Hernandez, Jose M.
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- 1 electronic document
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- This slide presentation, in Spanish, is an overview of NASA's Space Shuttle operations and preparations for serving the International Space Station. There is information and or views of the shuttle's design, the propulsion system, the external tanks, the foam insulation, the reusable solid rocket motors, the vehicle assembly building (VAB), the mobile launcher platform being moved from the VAB to the launch pad. There is a presentation of some of the current issues with the space shuttle: cracks in the LH2 flow lines, corrosion and pitting, the thermal protection system, and inspection of the thermal protection system while in orbit. The shuttle system has served for more than 20 years, it is still a challenge to re-certify the vehicles for flight. Materials and material science remain as chief concerns for the shuttle,
- Document ID: 20100042236.
An Engineering Look at Space Shuttle and ISS Operations; 20-23 May 2004; Pachuca, Hidalgo; Mexico.
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