Christopher Muir, PhD, Mechanical Engineering, UR. Laura Slane, PhD, Mechanical Engineering, UR.
Leslie Johnson, Engineer III, L3Harris Technologies
A mounted secondary mirror for application in a space telescope is designed to optimize wavefront error, mass, and dynamic response for launch survival and on-orbit performance. Additionally, the mirror’s behavior during launch, deployment, and operation in near subzero temperatures is analyzed.
Without Optical Surface
With Optical Surface