Spacecraft thermal control, design, and operation

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Published by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in New York, NY .

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  • Space vehicles -- Design and construction.,
  • Heat engineering.

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Statementedited by Howard E. Collicott, Paul E. Bauer.
SeriesProgress in astronautics and aeronautics ;, v. 86
ContributionsCollicott, Howard E., Bauer, Paul E., 1924-, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics., AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting (20th : 1982 : Orlando, Fla.), AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics, Fluids, Plasma, and Heat Transfer Conference (3rd : 1982 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
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LC ClassificationsTL507 .P75 vol. 86, TL900 .P75 vol. 86
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3173212M
ISBN 100915928752
LC Control Number83015474

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Spacecraft thermal control, design, and operation. New York, NY: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard E Collicott; Paul E.

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Thermal Control and Heat Rejection Section, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The first part of this article reviews the design drivers and the technologies currently used for spacecraft thermal control. The second part focussing on future technology developments in thermal control will appear in a later issue of the Bulletin.

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To support long-duration deep space missions of up to six months, Orion engineers developed a state-of-the-art spacecraft with unique life support, propulsion, thermal protection and avionics systems.

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Thermal Power Plant: Design and Operation deals with various aspects of a thermal power plant, providing a new dimension to the subject, with focus on operating practices and troubleshooting, as well as technology and design.

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