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Module architecture for in situ space laboratories

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dc.contributor.author Sherwood, Brent
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-22T16:40:18Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-22T16:40:18Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07-11
dc.identifier.citation AIAA 40th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July 11-15, 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 10-2074
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45122
dc.description.abstract The paper analyzes internal outfitting architectures for space exploration laboratory modules. ISS laboratory architecture is examined as a baseline for comparison; applicable insights are derived. Laboratory functional programs are defined for seven planet-surface knowledge domains. Necessary and value-added departures from the ISS architecture standard are defined, and three sectional interior architecture options are assessed for practicality and potential performance. Contemporary guidelines for terrestrial analytical laboratory design are found to be applicable to the in-space functional program. Densepacked racks of system equipment, and high module volume packing ratios, should not be assumed as the default solution for exploration laboratories whose primary activities include un-scriptable investigations and experimentation on the system equipment itself. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2010 en_US
dc.subject Exploration en_US
dc.subject human en_US
dc.subject planetary en_US
dc.title Module architecture for in situ space laboratories en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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