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AIAA Guide for Berthing/Docking/Grasping Interfaces for Serviceable Spacecraft (G-056-1992e)

AIAA Standards - Online
42 pages, Digital
ISBN: 978-1-56347-405-7
AIAA Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $34.95


This guide provides technical information for the design of three mechanical interfaces required for spacecraft servicing. Achieving a degree of commonality individually and collectively for this general class of interfaces will simplify the servicing of the variety of Orbital Replaceable Units. The valuable experience of past missions provides the basis for the information contained in this document.