Cleanliness control of launching spacecrafts: development of cleanliness requirements and inspection techniques

1Potapovych, LP, 2Tikhii, VG, 2Potapov, AM, 3Semenov, LP, 3Zasuha, SA
1Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipro, Ukraine
2Yangel Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
3State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2007, 13 ;(6):046-056
Publication Language: Russian
The potential negative effects of contamination on the operation of spacecraft systems and instruments were analysed. We developed cleanliness requirements for aerospace equipment at various stages of its manufacturing and operation according to its function and design features. The developed inspection techniques of all the critical cleanliness parameters are described and some inspection results are given.
Keywords: cleanliness parameters, inspection techniques, launching spacecrafts
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