Spacecraft Thermal Control

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Posted on Jul 28th, 2023

Development of a Variable Conductance Cold Plate for Spatial and Temporal Isothermality Across Power Scales

Presented at the International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, July 16-20, 2023 by ACT Engineers Elizabeth Seber and Michael Ellis.
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Posted on Jul 28th, 2023

Demonstration of Ice Extraction and Ice Collection System for Lunar Ice Miners

Presented at the International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, July 16-20, 2023 by ACT Engineers Kuan-Lin Lee, Sai Kiran Hota, Quang Truong, et al.
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Posted on Jul 28th, 2023

Experimental Comparison of Two-Phase Heat Spreaders for Space Modular Electronics

Presented at the International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, July 16-20, 2023 by ACT Engineers Sai-Kiran Hota, Greg Hoeschele, Tanner Mcfarland, Srujan Rokkam, et al.
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Posted on Jul 28th, 2023

Novel Vapor Chambers for Heating and Cooling of Advanced Sorption Systems

52nd International Conference on Environmental Systems ICES-2023-131 16-20 July 2023, Calgary, Canada, Haley E. Myer and Michael C. Ellis
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Posted on Jul 28th, 2023

Two-Phase Thermal Switch for Lunar Lander and Rover Thermal Management

Presented at the International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, July 16-20, 2023 by ACT Engineer Nathan Van Velson.
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Posted on Jul 28th, 2023

Development of Flight Demonstration Hot Reservoir Variable Conductance Heat Pipes for Microgravity Testing and Future Lunar Landers and Surface Systems

Presented at the International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, July 16-20, 2023 by ACT Engineer Kuan-Lin Lee.
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Posted on May 26th, 2023

Progress on 3D Printed Loop Heat Pipes

Gupta, R., Chen, C-H., and Anderson, W.G., "Progress on 3D Printed Loop Heat Pipes." Proceedings of the 50th International Conference on Environmental Systems, ICES-2021-154, 2021.
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Posted on May 26th, 2023

Development of a 3D Printed Loop Heat Pipe

Bradley Richard et al., 49th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Boston, Massachusetts, July 7-11 2019
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Posted on May 26th, 2023

Self-Venting Arterial Heat Pipes for Spacecraft Applications

Derek Beard, William G. Anderson, and Calin Tarau, International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), Salt Lake City, UT, July 25-27, 2016
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