Structures, Pointing, And Control Engineering Laboratory

 

 

 

 

ISOLATION PLATFORM

The SPACE telescope structure is supported on a triangular table acting as an isolation platform. It is mounted on three pneumatic cylinders providing a passive isolation system for the entire test-bed.

Make Newport
Model Stabilizer™, I-2000
Geometry

Triangular shape 83.15" x 96.01" x 11.9"
Flattened corners and triangular center cutout

Material Aluminum honeycomb core with stainless steel top and bottom skin.
Dynamic Response Fundamental frequency = 214 Hz
Support System Three I-2000-323.3 passive isolation columns