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Design and manufacture of an ultralightweight solid deployable reflector
Author(s): Gary A. Tremblay; Eddy A. Derby
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Paper Abstract

During the past 15 years, Composite Optics, Incorporated (COI) has been very successful in the aerospace industry in the design and manufacture of thermally stable structures and high- precision, lightweight, solid reflector systems. COI's latest program, the Special Sensor Microwave Imager Sounder (SSMIS) Reflector, extends its capabilities into the area of ultra- lightweight, solid, deployable reflectors. This endeavor incorporates and improves the technologies developed on the stationary reflectors with the deployment mechanism technologies while maintaining the system's thermal stability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1532, Analysis of Optical Structures, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48273
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Gary A. Tremblay, Composite Optics, Inc. (United States)
Eddy A. Derby, Composite Optics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1532:
Analysis of Optical Structures
Donald C. O'Shea, Editor(s)

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