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CONE - An STS-based cryogenic fluid management experiment
External Online Source: doi:10.1016/0011-2275(92)90270-K
Author and Affiliation:
Bell, R. S.(Ball Aerospace Systems Group, Electro-Optics/Cryogenics Div., Boulder, CO, United States)
Vento, D. M.(NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH, United States)
Hanna, G. J.(Hanna Technology Resources, Boulder, CO, United States)
Abstract: An overview of the CONE program is presented which includes a definition of the technology addressed by CONE and a baseline experiment set, a description of the experimental and support subsystems, interface requirements between the STS and the experiment carrier (Hitchhiker M), and the reusability and expansion capacity for additional experiment flights. CONE evaluates three primary technologies: the active thermodynamic vent system, the passive thermodynamic vent system, and liquid acquisition device performance. The cryogenic fluid management technology database that the system offers will allow for efficient subcritical cryogenic system designs for operation in a low-gravity environment. This system maximizes the balance between existing component technology and the need for the development of a cryogenic-fluid-management (CFM) test bed to investigate and demonstrate methods of storage and handling arenas.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1992
Document ID:
19920041226
(Acquired Nov 22, 1995)
Accession Number: 92A23850
Subject Category: ASTRONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Information: Cryogenics (ISSN 0011-2275); 32; 2, 19
Publisher Information: United Kingdom
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NAS3-25054
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Lewis Research Center; Cleveland, OH, United States
Description: 6p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: FLUID MANAGEMENT; LIQUID NITROGEN; SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM; MISSION PLANNING; SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS
Imprint And Other Notes: (Space Cryogenics Workshop, 10th, Cleveland, OH, June 18-20, 1991, Proceedings. A92-23826 08-31) Cryogenics (ISSN 0011-2275), vol. 32, no. 2, 1992, p. 215-220.
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