Satellite Communications Glossary

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Information on Outgassing

If pockets of gas are trapped in materials or components during their manufacture, the trapped gas expands in a vacuum and can cause structural failures. I>Outgassingmust be avoided by careful component design and quality control during manufacture.

Other topics in our resources on Satellite Communications related to Outgassing include: 
  • Van Allen Radiation Belts
  • Space debris
  • Cold Welding
  • Meteoroid
  • Sublimation and Vaporisation

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