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Volume I: Summary

  1. FOREWORD
  2. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  3. LIST OF FIGURES
  4. LIST OF TABLES
  5. INTRODUCTION
  6. SUMMARY OF LESSONS LEARNED
    1. Deployable Appendages
      1. Solar Arrays
      2. Retention and Release Mechanisms
      3. Bearings, Lubrication, and Tribology Considerations
      4. Antennas and Masts
      5. Actuators, Transport Mechanisms, and Switches
      6. General and Miscellaneous
    2. Rotating Systems
      1. Momentum Wheels
      2. Reaction Wheels
      3. Control Moment Gyroscopes
      4. Gears
      5. Motors
      6. Bearings and Lubrication
      7. Slip Rings and Roll Rings
      8. Miscellaneous
    3. Oscillating Systems
  7. NEEDS ANALYSIS
    1. Deployable Appendages
    2. Rotating Systems
    3. Oscillating Systems
  8. SURVEY RESULTS
  9. LISTING OF EXPERTS
    1. Deployable Appendages
      1. Retention and Release Mechanisms
      2. Bearings, Lubrication, and Tribology Considerations
      3. Antennas and Masts
      4. Actuators, Transport Mechanisms, and Switches
      5. General and Miscellaneous
    2. Rotating Systems
      1. Momentum Wheels
      2. Reaction Wheels
      3. Control Moment Gyroscopes
      4. Gears
      5. Motors
      6. Bearings and Lubrication
      7. Slip Rings and Roll Rings
      8. Miscellaneous
    3. Oscillating Systems
      1. Oscillating Mechanisms
    4. Survey Responses
      1. Rotating Mechanisms
      2. Scanning Mechanisms
      3. Deployable Mechanisms
      4. Miscellaneous
    5. ESTL Space Mechanisms
  10. FACILITIES
    1. Boeing Company
    2. European Space Tribology Laboratory
      1. Clean Room
      2. Vacuum Chambers
      3. Specific Test Facilities
      4. Instrumentation
      5. Data Logging
      6. Related Facilities
    3. Honeywell Electromagnetic Controls
      1. Test Capabilities
    4. Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Inc. (LMSC)
      1. LMSC Testing Facilities
    5. Miniature Precision Bearings
    6. NASA - Johnson Space Flight Center
      1. Structures Test Lab (STL)
      2. Thermal Facilities
      3. Vibration and Acoustic Test Facility (VATF)
      4. Materials Technology Laboratory (MTL)
      5. Lubrication and Wear
    7. NASA - Langley Research Center
      1. Pyrotechnic Test Facility
      2. Hazardous Materials Test Area
    8. NASA - Glenn Research Center
      1. Mechanical Components Branch
      2. Surface Science Branch
      3. Durability and Protective Coatings Branch
    9. NASA - Marshall Space Flight Center
    10. Rockwell Science Center
      1. SEM/AES/XPS Tribometer
    11. Space Systems/Loral
    12. University of Maryland
    13. Viking/Metrom Laboratories
  11. REFERENCES


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