|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||29/155R ; 29/450 ; 52/646 ; 403/176|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 29 인용 특허 : 2|
An automated assembly, maintenance, and repair system for the construction of a large space structure. The space structure comprises a plurality of trusses and truss junctions that in turn are made up of a plurality of individual struts and nodes. The truss assemblies are progressively built by an assembler trolley as the trolley crawls along the constructed truss. The trolley comprises a forward crawler and a rear crawler joined by an articulated coupler. The crawlers are carried along the structure by belt transports incorporating grippers that engage ...
A method for assembling a truss continuation constructed of struts and nodes to an existing truss structure comprising; prying into engagement the first ends of a plurality of longitudinal struts with a first plurality of nodes on said existing truss; prying into engagement the first ends of a plurality of diagonal struts with at least some of said first plurality of nodes on said existing truss; prying into engagement the second ends of said plurality of longitudinal struts with a second plurality of nodes; prying into engagement the second ends of said...