|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/158R ; ; 89/3601 ; ; 89/3611 ; 428/345|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 4|
A shield for protecting spacecraft from impact with particles having a wide range of velocities includes three elements. Sets of spacers are used to secure the elements in positions in which they are separated from each other selected distances. The bumper element is the outermost element and is composed of ceramic fabric material or tin and is utilized to vaporize or melt a high velocity particle upon impact therewith. The intermediate element is a cloud stopper element and is composed of a metallic layer over a graphite epoxy layer and is used to absor...
A spacecraft having a shield for protecting the spacecraft from impacting particles, the shield comprising: a bumper element generally enclosing the spacecraft and comprising a plurality of spaced layers; a cloud stopper element generally enclosing the spacecraft and located within the bumper element, the cloud stopper element being separated from the bumper element and comprising a metallic layer and an adhesive layer; and a fragment stopper element generally enclosing the spacecraft and located within the cloud stopper element.