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STEP Experiment RequirementsA plan to develop a space technology experiments platform (STEP) was examined. NASA Langley Research Center held a STEP Experiment Requirements Workshop on June 29 and 30 and July 1, 1983, at which experiment proposers were invited to present more detailed information on their experiment concept and requirements. A feasibility and preliminary definition study was conducted and the preliminary definition of STEP capabilities and experiment concepts and expected requirements for support services are presented. The preliminary definition of STEP capabilities based on detailed review of potential experiment requirements is investigated. Topics discussed include: Shuttle on-orbit dynamics; effects of the space environment on damping materials; erectable beam experiment; technology for development of very large solar array deployers; thermal energy management process experiment; photovoltaic concentrater pointing dynamics and plasma interactions; vibration isolation technology; flight tests of a synthetic aperture radar antenna with use of STEP.
Document ID
19840009143
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Brumfield, M. L. (NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1984
Subject Category
LAUNCH VEHICLES AND SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CP-2294
L-15733
NAS 1.55:2294
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 506-62-43-91
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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