Tuesday, October 18, 2022

8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Dynamic Testing Session

  • Meeting the Challenge of Short Duration Random Vibration (Jade Vande Kamp, Vibration Research Corporation)
  • RUAG Single Launch Payload Accommodations Shock Testing (John Rogers, NASA - MSFC)
  • A New Method Using Fatigue Analysis Based on Pseudo-Velocity to Determine the Effectiveness of Acoustic Fields Used for Acoustic Testing (Marcos Underwood, Spectral Dynamics/MSI-DAT)


1:20 - 4 p.m.
TVAC Testing Session

  • Characterization of Modern Spacecraft Materials Under Space-Simulated Environment (Elena Plis, Georgia Tech Research Institute)
  • Performance Testing of the Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator at the Idaho National Laboratory in Support of the Mars 2020 Rover Mission (Harmon Veselka, Idaho National Laboratory)
  • Investigation of the Effect of Temperature on the Molecular Contamination of Thermal Vacuum Chambers (Jack Pleasant, RAL Space)
  • 6.5m Diameter Large Thermal Vacuum Chamber for Satellite Payload Testing

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Novel Testing

  • On the Acoustic Field During a Direct Field Acoustic Test (DFAT) (Alex Carrella, MSI-DFAT)
  • Development of a Prototype for Validating Innovative Technologies to be Implemented on the Future Einstein Telescope (Christophe Grodent, Centre Spatial de Liege)
  • Qualification of DFAN Field and Acoustic Control Methods (Dale Schick, m+p international)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

8:20 - 9:35 a.m.
Novel Testing Continued

  • Internal Cryopumps for Electric Propulsion Test Chambers (Ramya Chandrasekaran, Dynavac)
  • Initial Development of a High-Power Solid-State Solar Simulator (Wyatt Felt, VPI Engineering)

10 - 11 a.m.
Special Topics

  • Augmentation Study of the Naval Research Laboratory Acoustic Chamber (Dale Shick, m+p international)
  • Improved Stiffness Specification for Piezoelectric Force Links (David Ort, PCB Piezotronics)