Thermal Vacuum Chamber

A thermal vacuum chamber (TVC) is a vacuum chamber in which the radiative thermal environment is controlled.

Typically the thermal environment is achieved by passing liquids or fluids through thermal shrouds for cold temperatures or through the application of thermal lamps for high temperatures.

Thermal vacuum chambers are frequently used for testing spacecraft or parts thereof under a simulated space environment.

Read more about Thermal Vacuum ChamberSee Also

Other articles related to "thermal vacuum chamber":

Thermal Vacuum Chamber - See Also
... Space Environment Simulation Laboratory NASA's Space Power Facility (World's Largest thermal vacuum chamber), Ref http// NASA's Spacecraft Propulsion ...

Famous quotes containing the words chamber and/or vacuum:

    But it is the same thing we are all seeing,
    Our world. Go after it,
    Go get it boy, says the man holding the stick.
    Eat, says the hunger, and we plunge blindly in again,
    Into the chamber behind the thought.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    No, it wasn’t an accident, I didn’t say that. It was carefully planned, down to the tiniest mechanical and emotional detail. But it was a mistake. It was a beaut. In the end, somehow granted the time for examination, we shall find that our so-called civilization was gloriously destroyed by a handful of vacuum tubes and transistors. Probably faulty.
    John Paxton (1911–1985)