Article | May 5, 2017

Top 4 Sources Of Microvibration On Spacecrafts

Source: Bliley Technologies, Inc.

By Rob Rutkowski, Bliley Technologies

By Rob Rutkowski, Bliley Technologies

It is vital to understand how to design a spacecraft with precise functionality for the journey to earth’s orbit and beyond. Eliminating as many vibrations as possible is crucial so that they do not interfere with functionality during pre-launch transportation and powered flight. One type of vibration is microvibrations. This article presents the top four sources for vibration and microvibration on spacecrafts and how to spot them.