Components

MSSR-1 Flight Rack

Components

  • Core Facility (sealed process chamber, providing containment for furnace inserts 
    and Sample Cartridge Assemblies during processing)
  • Two Inter-Changeable Furnace Inserts:
    • Low Gradient Furnace (LGF)
    • Solidification and Quench Furnace (SQF)
  • Facility Control Unit (FCU)
  • Power Supply Unit (PSU)
  • Vacuum Gas System
  • Thermal Subsystem
  • Gas Supply


RACK Subsystems

  • Thermal control, Power, Ethernet, Video, 1553, Vacuum & Gas supply.
    SubSystem Interface Panels provides on-orbit capability to integrate new materials processing devices into the MSRR-1 rack.