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Design, testing and evaluation of latching end effectorThe Latching End Effector (LEE) forms part of the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) for which Spar Aerospace Ltd, Space Systems Division is the prime contractor. The design, testing and performance evaluation of the Latching End Effector mechanisms is the subject of this paper focusing on: (1) ambient, thermal and vibration testing; (2) snare/rigidize performance testing and interaction during payload acquisition; and (3) latch/umbilical test results and performance.
Document ID
19950020841
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Walker, B. (Spar Aerospace Ltd. Brampton Ontario, Canada)
Vandersluis, R. (Spar Aerospace Ltd. Brampton Ontario, Canada)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1995
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, The 29th Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium
Subject Category
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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