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Design of equipment for lunar dust removal

Design of equipment for lunar dust removal

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Published by Mechanical Engineering Dept., University of Texas at Austin, National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Austin, Tex, [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cleaning.,
  • Contamination.,
  • Gas jets.,
  • Lunar based equipment.,
  • Lunar dust.,
  • Surface finishing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Lacy Belden ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA/CR-190014.
    ContributionsBelden, Lacy., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16126793M

    objective of lunar regolith interaction and simulant In-vestigations in order to address the issue of dust, which has become known as a health and safety hazard, as well as a potential source of equipment degradation and failure during the Apollo missions, in part due to the use of a mechanical removal strategy which led to abrasion. SPARCLE: Electrostatic Tool for Lunar Dust Control. United States. on POLAR). Rovers could be fitted with devices that could harness the removal of dust for sampling as part of the extended exploration process on the scheduling of valuable human time, and the design and selection of equipment and tools, good use can be made of the.

    Lunar soil is the fine fraction of the regolith found on the surface of the properties can differ significantly from those of terrestrial physical properties of lunar soil are primarily the result of mechanical disintegration of basaltic and anorthositic rock, caused by continual meteoric impacts and bombardment by solar and interstellar charged atomic particles over years.   The removal of lunar dust adhering to spacesuits is essential for the long-term exploration of the Moon. Because lunar dust is magnetic, a convenient cleaning device that utilizes magnetic force has been developed. The device can capture and separate lunar dust continuously with a multipole magnetic roller.

    “Lunar vacuum cleaner”: Design considerations for regolith dust suction system in exospheric conditions and you get an autonomously hovering structure that could suspend communications antennae and/or remote sensing equipment above the lunar ground by the pressure of its dust, and be portable and easily erectable / collapsible wherever. Lunar Dust Effects on Spacesuit Systems: Insights from the Apollo Spacesuits Roy Christoffersen, SAIC, ARES Directorate, NASA Johnson Space Center John F. Lindsay, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX Sarah K. Noble, NASA Headquarters, MS 3X63 .


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Design of equipment for lunar dust removal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Design a device or system which will be capable of removing lunar dust from optical surfaces without altering the surface finish. Propose methods of preventing lunar dust from accumulating on finished surfaces.

1,2 Design Specifications A detailed list of the design specifications for this project is given in Appendix 1. To improve the dust removal efficiency, a conductive dust removal electrode is designed, coated with a layer of insulating film to avoid the reciprocating motion of dust particles, and the.

Get this from a library. Design of equipment for lunar dust removal. [Lacy Belden; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. AIREX: Design of equipment for lunar dust removal NASA has a long range goal of constructing a fully equipped, manned lunar base on the near side of the moon by the year During the Apollo Missions, lunar dust coated and fouled equipment surfaces and mechanisms exposed to the lunar Cited by: 4.

DESIGN OF A DEVICE TO REMOVE LUNAR DUST FROM SPACE SUITS FOR THE PROPOSED LUNAR BASE The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plans to begin construction of a lunar base soon after the turn of the century.

During the Apollo missions, lunar dust proved to be a problem because the dust adhered to all exposed material Size: 2MB. The following information provides a description of the lunar environmental aspects which must be considered for designing dust removal equipment. Temperature: The temperature on the lunar surface varies over a wide range of values.

The Design of equipment for lunar dust removal book Dust Shield (EDS) technology being developed during the past several years at NASA Kennedy Space Center as an active dust removal system is being used to demonstrate dust removal from the PEM door.

A transparent EDS system has also been installed on one of the viewports to maintain it dust-free during the Desert RaTS by: 7. The designs of several devices for removing or preventing dust accumulation are presented along with test results based on performance testing of these devices.

The devices tested include a jet cleaning device, a vibrating surface device,and a mechanical brush device. exploration missions by removing internally generated dust as well as the lunar surface dust introduced into the cabin.

To meet the challenges of these missions, more capable filtration. Designing Your Dust Collection System. There are two phases to designing your dust collection system: The first phase is sizing your duct work for adequate volume and velocity of flow for the type of dust you will be creating; and the second phase is computing the static pressure (SP) of your system to determine the size and power of your dust collection unit.

A new photovoltaic lunar dust removal technique based on the photoelectric characteristics of PLZT was proposed by Jiang et al. [28, 29]. A Lunar Dust Collector (LDC) which consists of an array of. Design of an electrostatic lunar dust repeller for mitigating dust deposition and evaluation of its removal efficiency Author(s) C.-Y.

Wu, N. Afshar-Mohajer, N. Sorloaica-Hickman, R. Moore Publisher Elsevier Source Journal of Aerosol Science Keywords Discrete element method, Electric Field, Electric Potential, Lunar dust, Particle removal. Dust removal equipment manual (Chinese Edition) [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Dust removal equipment manual (Chinese Edition)Author: Anonymous. dust collection system OEM should be consulted before pur-chasing any equipment or making design changes 2 KEY POINTS OF THIS GUIDE 1. Many So-called “Baghouse Experts” know little about proper dust collection design and operation 2.

OEMs and sales reps frequently undersize systems to win contracts - Leaving customers with a system thatFile Size: 1MB. Aldrin remembers that the lunar dust that soiled suits and equipment during the Apollo 11 mission smelled "like burnt charcoal or similar to the ashes that are in a fireplace, especially if you.

Suit connections (hoses and QDs) design for dust control: 1. Prevent dust ingress into connectors & avoid entrapment 2.

Cleaning capable 3. Self-cleaning 4. Abrasion protection 5. Seals protection System design options and considerations for dust removal prior to ingress: 1. EVA “cleaning station” a.

Cleaning of gloves and boots b. Outer. frictional performance by lunar soil simulant. Those data will be useful for design and material selection for component moving on the moon. EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS Lunar soil simulant The lunar soil simulant [10, 11] was made from basaltic lava; it simulates the hardness and distribution of particle size to real lunar dust particles, regolith,File Size: KB.

The dust collector performance ratings should show that at your given Static Pressure, the CFM it will provide. The first step in designing your system is to draw a floor plan of your shop area including the following (see example, page 13): • Location of dust producing machines, indicate size & location of dust pick-ups on each Size: KB.

For critical design features involving contact with the lunar surface and for astronaut safety concerns, operational concepts and dust tolerance must be considered in the early phases of mission.

of the lunar dust-plasma environment, as well as comprehensively characterize it with in-situ measurements. Summarized here are the relevant properties of lunar dust and its impact on astronauts, together with a discussion of the three main problem areas: (1) Dust Adhesion and Abrasion, (2) Surface Electric Fields and (3) Dust by:.

Lunar dust removal has proved to be one of the most important issues to be solved in lunar exploration. A novel lunar dust removal technique based on the anomalous photovoltaic effect of lanthanum.Dust collection design can be complicated, here are a few simply steps to laying out an effective and efficient dust collection system.

We have simplified the dust collection system design process for smaller shops, it is important to know federal, state and localities have codes and regulations enforced by AHJ (Authorities Having Jurisdiction) governing sales, construction, installation and.dust involved the friction caused by the extremely abrasive nature of the lunar soil.

This dust was responsible for wearing through portions of the outside fabric layers of gloves and lower legs of the astronauts’ suits. This extreme abrasiveness of lunar dust must be addressed by engineering design studies before there can be adequate cost Cited by: