Specification • The Environmental Specification provides details about environmental design considerations that should be considered for space applications of JAS. The figure below provides context of where the Environmental Specification resides in the JAS standard. JAS Standard Hierarchy
Environmental Test Flow
Specification • Programs using JAS should practice testing per industry standards wherever possible. The following tests and operational environments shall be applied to the components or structure in the following order. Events 1 through 5 shall be used for qualification acceptance testing. Events 1-6 shall be considered for fatigue calculations. 1) 24ea,...
Specification • The JAS housing shall meet all performance specifications during exposure to relative humidity varying from 0% to 60%.
Specification • Loads shall be determined per the program Strength Qualification Plan.
Specification • Operational temperatures are provided in thermal study for the nominal orbit. Excursions from predicted operational temperatures shall be increased by 11C (bilateral) when these temperatures are utilized in all fatigue analysis. For the purposes of fatigue the temperature excursion within an orbital season may be considered. For the purposes of...
Specification • The JAS housing shall meet all of the displacement budgets, while subjected to the operational environment produced by the acceleration in file, TBD. These shall be used as base inputs.
Specification • The JAS housing shall meet mechanical alignment performance specifications in any direction.
Specification • The JAS structure shall meet all performance specifications during and after exposure to pressures varying from atmospheric to the space environment of 10-14 Torr. All thermal-vacuum ground based testing shall be conducted at pressures less than 10-6 Torr.
Specification • The structure shall be designed to survive the change of pressure specified in the figure below. The launch and ascent pressure environment will lie between Pc(Max) and Pc(MIN). Pressure Change Within the envelope defined in figure above, the local rates of change will remain between the values shown in the...
Specification • Quasi-static loads shall be applied per the program Strength Qualification Plan. The axial and radial acceleration loads are to be applied simultaneously for an 11 g (TBD?) load in the worst case direction.
Radiation Effects Mitigation
Specification • The primary space effect requiring mitigation is the radiation environment, which causes gradual degradation of electronic devices and single event effects (SEE). Parts that have demonstrated destructive SEE, such as SEL or SEGR, should not be incorporated into the node unless absolutely necessary. It is equally important to test the...
Specification • The JAS support shall meet all performance specifications after being exposed to a minimal temperature range from -40 C to +60 C.
Specification • The JAS housing support shall meet all performance specifications after being subjected to the vibration level prescribed by figure 5.5.1. This spectrum shall be applied, to the mounting brackets.
X,Y, and Z Axis Random Vibration
Specification • The JAS support shall meet all performance specifications after being subjected to the random vibration environment prescribed by the figure below. Note that these are acceptance levels. This input should be used along with the program Strength Qualification Plan. Random Vibration