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Acoustic testing of the Cassini spacecraft and Titan IV payload fairing.

Acoustic testing of the Cassini spacecraft and Titan IV payload fairing.

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Simulators.,
  • Acoustics.,
  • Titan 4 launch vehicle.,
  • Vibration effects.,
  • Fairings.,
  • Vibration.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam O. Hughes and Anne M. McNelis.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 107475.
    ContributionsMcNelis, Anne M., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15497611M

    The complete launcher was made up of a two-stage Titan IV booster rocket, two strap-on solid rocket motors, the Centaur upper stage, and a payload enclosure, or fairing. [20] The total cost of this scientific exploration mission was about US$ billion, including $ billion for pre-launch development, $ million for mission operations. Search NASA Images: Advanced Search. This banner text can have markup.

      This is a technique used for acoustic testing of aerospace structures by subjecting them to sound waves created by an array of acoustic drivers. For the test, several electro-dynamic speakers will be arranged around Orion to provide a uniform, well-controlled, direct sound field test at the surface of the spacecraft. The Cassini spacecraft carried the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Huygens probe, which landed on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, on 14 January Since then, Cassini has been performing a series of missions in orbit around Saturn, returning spectacular images and collecting scientific data on the ringed planet and its many moons.

    This high-resolution infrared image was taken during the Cassini spacecraft's closest approach to Titan on Oct. 26, These images were obtained by Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer instrument and show a bright, circular feature ( degrees latitude, minus degrees longitude) with two elongated wings extending westwards.   The Cassini spacecraft carried the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Huygens probe, which landed on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, on 14 January Since then, Cassini has been performing a series of missions in orbit around Saturn, returning spectacular images and collecting scientific data on the ringed planet and its many moons.


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Acoustic testing of the Cassini spacecraft and Titan IV payload fairing Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Acoustic testing of the Cassini spacecraft and Titan IV payload fairing. Part 1, Introduction and test configuration. [William O Hughes; Anne M McNelis; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Get this from a library. Acoustic testing of the Cassini spacecraft and Titan IV payload fairing.

Part 2, Results. [William O Hughes; Anne M McNelis; United States. National Aeronautics and Space. A Cassini spacecraft simulator in a full scale 60 foot high Titan 4 payload fairing with various acoustic blanket designs and configurations was recently tested in a large reverberant acoustic chamber.

A first part companion paper provides the test configuration Author: Anne M. McNelis and William O. Hughes. Acoustic Testing of the Cassini Spacecraft and Titan IV Payload Fairing A Cassini spacecraft simulator in a full scale 60 foot high Titan 4 payload fairing with various acoustic blanket designs and configurations was recently tested in a large reverberant acoustic chamber.

A first part companion paper provides the test configuration details and other background information. Acoustic measurements from eight Titan IV flights, and an acoustic test of a Cassini simulator and Titan payload fairing (PLF), were used to derive acoustic flight and test criteria for the Cassini Cited by: Bergen, T.F.: "Cassini Partial-DTM/Titan IV Payload Fairing (PLF) Acoustic Test Report," JPL IOM D, July Handbook for Dynamic Data Acquisition and Analysis Apr Acoustic measurements from eight pre-Cassini Titan IV flights, and an acoustic test of a Cassini simulator and Titan payload fairing (PLF), were used to derive acoustic flight and test criteria for the Cassini spacecraft.

The flight and ground test data were used or modified to account for the following factors: (a) noise-spike contamination of flight data, (b) spatial and flight-to-flight variations of flight. Thomas F.

Bergen, Harry Himelblau, and Dennis L. Kern, “Development of Acoustic Test Criteria for the Cassini Spacecraft,” Journal of the IEST (Jan.-Feb. )–38; William O. Hughes and Anne M. McNelis, Acoustic Testing of the Cassini Spacecraft and Titan IV Payload Fairing, Part 2 – Results, NASA Technical Memorandumprepared for 67th Shock and Vibration Conference.

mass, and volume. In the late s, the expected acoustic loads in the Titan launch vehicle used to launch the Cassini spacecraft exceeded the acceptable levels; thus improved acoustic blankets were designed specifically for that mission.

The improved blanket used layers of different materials and was successful, but required a. Currently, the design of large geostationary communication satellites is becoming more and more complex systems.

On the one hand, customers are demanding high performance communications systems and this for 15–20 years orbital lifetimes. And the other hand, given the large volume and mass of communications satellites, an added constraint that resides in the volume under the launcher fairing.

Cassini the Grand Finale - NASA Cassini mission to Saturn have chosen to call the spacecraft's final orbits the Grand Finale. In latethe Cassini spacecraft will begin a daring set of orbits.

Improved Acoustic Blanket Developed and Tested Acoustic blankets are used in the payload fairing of expendable launch vehicles to reduce the fairing's interior acoustics and the subsequent vibration response of the spacecraft.

The Cassini spacecraft, to be launched on a Titan IV in Octoberrequires acoustic levels. A Cassini spacecraft simulator in a full scale 60 foot high Titan 4 payload fairing with various acoustic blanket designs and configurations was recently tested in a large reverberant acoustic.

Hughes W, McNelis A. Acoustic testing of the cassini spacecraft and titan IV payload fairing. Introduction and test configuration. NASA Technical Memorandum, Hughes W, McNelis A. Acoustic testing of the cassini spacecraft and titan IV payload fairing.

Results. NASA Technical Memorandum, Hunter N. A capsule contains fluid and a solid inertial mass that is free to move within the capsule. The capsule is embedded in a foam panel.

A plurality of such foam panels are attached to the internal wall of a launch vehicle fairing. This device augments acoustic energy dissipation with damping the resonant frequency of the fairing to reduce the amount of energy that is transmitted into the acoustic.

The complete launcher was made up of a two-stage Titan IV booster rocket, two strap-on solid rocket engines, the Centaur upper stage, and a payload enclosure, or fairing. [20] The total cost of this scientific exploration mission was about US$ billion, including $ billion for pre-launch development, $ million for mission operations.

NASA-ESA Cassini - Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. Mission Report on the NASA - European Space Agency mission to Saturn and Titan.

Published by NASA in The Cassini-Huygens Mission: Overview, Objectives and Huygens Instrumentarium Volume 1 Dennis L. Matson, Linda J. Spilker, Jean-Pierre Lebreton (auth.), Christopher T. Russell (eds.) The exploration of the planets is the modem counterpart to the exploration voy­ ages of old.

Minotaur V uses the standard payload fairing that is also used on the Minotaur IV/IV+ launcher. It is about meters long and meters in diameter weighing approximately Kilograms. It consists of two composite shell halves, a low-shock frangible rail and ring separation system, and an actuator/hinge fairing jettison system.

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Huygens (/ ˈ h ɔɪ ɡ ən z / HOY-gənz) was an atmospheric entry ESA robotic Space probe that landed successfully on Saturn's moon Titan in Built and operated by the European Space Agency (ESA), it was part of the Cassini–Huygens mission and became the first spacecraft to land on Titan and the farthest landing from Earth a spacecraft has ever made.

The probe was named after the 17th. Search the leading research in optics and photonics applied research from SPIE journals, conference proceedings and presentations, and eBooks.payload fairing.

The symmetric cylindrical duct is used to validate the ability of the adaptive controller to compensate for large changes in the interior acoustical properties. The payload fairing is used to validate that feedback control, for a large geometry, does absorb acoustic energy.