AEDC User Test Facilities
(Nominal Values)
Space Chambers

CHAMBERS Test Section Size Wall Temperature, K Pressure Altitude, miles Thermal Radiation Source Primary Use
Diameter, ft Length, ft
Mark I 42 82 77 200 Heat Flux Lamps Space Environmental
12V 12 35 77 200 Xenon Lamps Space Environmental
10V 10 20 < 20 200 N/A Sensor Cal/Perf
7V 7 24 < 20 200 N/A Sensor Cal/Perf
FPCC 5 5 < 20 200 N/A Sensor Cal
FPATC TBD TBD < 20 200 N/A Sensor Cal/Perf/Mission Sim
TDWSG 1 1.5 < 20 200 N/A Sensor Cal/Perf/Mission Sim
BRDF 3 5 AMB AMB N/A Mat/Opt Prop
COP 2 3 77 200 N/A Mat/Opt Prop
SAM 2 1.5 77 200 Xenon Lamp Mat/Opt Prop
SMOG 2 1 AMB AMB N/A Mat/Opt Prop
7A 4 5 < 20 200 --- Comp Checkout
UHV 2 3 < 20 200 N/A Comp Checkout
4 x 10 4 10 < 20 200 --- Comp Checkout
CRYOVAC 1.5 1 < 20 200 N/A Comp Checkout