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December 2021

Contamination Control

  • Strategies for the Control of Visible Particles in Sterile Devices
  • Contamination Analyses of ISS Vehicle Visits
  • Modernization of NASA Johnson Space Center’s Chamber A to support Cryogenic Vacuum Optical Testing of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
  • Tech Talk: Update of ISO Technical Committee 209 Cleanrooms and Associated Controlled Environments
Environmental Test and Product Reliability

  • Designing Electronic Card Packages Against Shipping Shock
  • Use of the Velocity Intensity Spectrum to Characterize Transient Data



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