ERIC Number: ED127153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Practical Applications of Space Systems, Supporting Paper 9: Materials Processing in Space.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Assembly of Engineering.
This report summarizes the findings of one of fourteen panels that studied progress in space science applications and defined user needs potentially capable of being met by space-system applications. The study was requested by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and was conducted by the Space Applications Board. The panels comprised user specialists drawn from federal, state, and local governments and from business and industry. In this report, the Panel on Material Processing in Space assesses the feasibility and advantages of processing materials in a nongravitational field. This type of processing is discussed for biomedical and inorganic materials. (MH)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Communications Satellites, Production Techniques, Research, Science Education, Space Sciences, Technology
Space Applications Board, National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418 (free)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Assembly of Engineering.
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