Design and Simulation of Ground Test Platform for Microsatellite Docking Mechanism


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According to the requirements of the ground demonstration test for small-sized docking mechanism, a set of ground test platform was designed, which can simulate the weightless environment of space and provide six degrees of freedom for the docking mechanism. This paper elaborated the structure and working process of the test platform, and used the way of rigid-flexible coupling to analysis the test platform in dynamics simulation by ADAMS. The mechanical properties of the platform’s key parts during the collision process were obtained



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Chengyong Wang, Ning He, Ming Chen and Chuanzhen Huang




Y. N. Lai et al., "Design and Simulation of Ground Test Platform for Microsatellite Docking Mechanism", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 188, pp. 671-674, 2011

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March 2011




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