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Testing programs for the Multimission Modular SpacecraftThe Multimission Modular Spacecraft (MMS) provides a standard spacecraft bus to a user for a variety of space missions ranging from near-earth to synchronous orbits. The present paper describes the philosophy behind the MMS module test program and discusses the implementation of the test program. It is concluded that the MMS module test program provides an effective and comprehensive customer buy-off at the subsystem contractor's plant, is an optimum approach for checkout of the subsystems prior to use for on-orbit servicing in the Shuttle Cargo Bay, and is a cost-effective technique for environmental testing.
Document ID
19790033647
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Greenwell, T. J.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Md., United States)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1978
Subject Category
Ground Support Systems And Facilities (Space)
Meeting Information
In: Aerospace Testing Seminar(Los Angeles, CA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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