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ALSEP Familiarization Course Handout

ALSEP Familiarization Course Handout

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NATIONAL

AERONAUTICS

AND SPACE. ADMINISTRATION

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Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package
ALSEP Familiarization Handout
1 May 1970 Contract NAS9-5829 BSR 2832-A

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Tableof Contents

Introduction................................... PhysicalCharacteristics....................... Deployment Considerations .................... PowerSubsystem ............................. DataSubsystem ..............................

Page 1 5 20 43 47

APOLLO SURFACE LUNAR EXPERIMENTS PACKAGE

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DEC 69 7399.1

EXPERIMENT ASSIGNMENTS FLIGHT
NASA NO. EXPERIMENT ABBR APOLLO NUMBER 11 12 13 14 X X X X X X X X X X X X X PRINCIPALINVESTIGATOR DR. G.V. LATHAM,COLUMBIA DR. R.L. KOVACH,STANFORD DR. C.P. SONNEI-I', ARC DR. C.W. SNYDER, PL J DR. J.W. FREEMAN, RICE DR. M.G. LANGSETH, COLUMBIA DR. B.J. O'BRIEN,RICE DR. F.S. JOHNSON, CAS S DR. E.M. SHOEMAKER, USGS DR.J. W. FOWLER, WESLEYAN

SO31 PASSIVE SEISMIC PSE X SO33 ACTIVE SEISMIC ASE SO34 MAGNETOMETER _SM SO35 SOLAR WIND SWS SO36 SUPRATHERMAL ION SIDE SO37 tEATFLOW HFE SO38 CHARGED- ARTICLE CPLEE P S058 COLD CATHODE AUGE:':CCIG G S059 LUNAR FIELDGEOLOGY** X LASER RANGING S078 RETRO-REFLECTOR LRRR X

X X

* INCLUDED SUPRATHERMAL IN IONONCERTAIN FLIGHTS '::*EQUIP PARTIALLY CARRIED BYALSEP
APRIL 70 7399.2

INSTALLATION IN LUNAR ODULE M

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DEC 69

7399.3

LUNARURF ACTIVITY S ACE
ALSEP DEPLOYMENT TASKS < ASSOCI ATED WITH LM _" REMOVE ! .il PACKAGES _ I'I c J _ . ' ....... TRANSFER _ '-

PREPAREFOR TRAVERSE

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STOWED CONFIGURATION
I ALSEP4 J THUMPER ASSEMBLY CPLEE PASS IVESEISMIC EXPER IMENT SUPRATHERMAL IONDETECTOR RTG ALHT CARRIER

ANTENNA

1

SUBPACKAGE NO. 2
ANTENNA AIMING MECHAN ISM MORTAR BOX

SUBPACKAGE NO. 1

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REMOVE PACKAGES

DEC 69 7399.6

RTG FUELING
THERMAL HIELD S

RELEASEATCH L

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(LANYARD OPERATED) LM INTERFACE '_NS_--_ FITTINGS . STRUCTURE

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(ADJUSTABLE Y ASTRONAUT) B

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7399. '8

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PREPARE TRAVERSE FOR

DEC 69 7399.10

TRAVERSE

DEC 69 7399.11

RTG CABLE

DEC 69 7399.12

RTG CABLE CONNECTION

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DEC 69 7399.13

ALSEP SUBPACKAGE NO. 1

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DEC 69

7399.14

ALSEP SUBPACKAGE NO. 2
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DEPLOY CENTRAL STATION

DEC 69 7399.16

CENTRAL STATION DEPLOYED CONFIGURATION
HELICAL _ANTENNA ANTENNALIGNMENT A MECHAN ISM'"-..,..._ EXPERIMENT MOUNTING SUPPORTS SIDECURTA IN CONNECTORSTO DEPLOYED EXPERIMEI _ ASTRO HANDLE RTGCONNECTOR ELD DETECTOR '.RMAL REFLECTOR RMAL RADIATOR DATA SUBSYSTEM COMPONENTS (Hidden) ACTI VATI ON SWlTCHES
DEC 69 7399.17

SUBPACKAGE #1 THERMAL COMPONENTS
SUNSHIELD (PARTOFSTRUCTURE) _ -'---...._ CURTAIN _ ,..,.,.,,,,, ,..,, ,,,.,.,. _._,.?E_/_,rdJ_ _l --REAR CURTAIN

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DEPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT FLIGHT 4
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7399.20

PASSIVE SEISMIC EXPERIMENT

CENTRAL STATION ELECTRON les

MAN(;ANINRIBBON CABLES THERMAL BARRIER /

SENSOR ASSY WITHIN THERMAL CONTROL SSY A _ _ ,_

PAIR OF

STOOL -'

DEC 69 7399.21

INSTRUMENT DETAILS
+ X AXIS TOPVIEW

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LPVERTICAL(Z) SENSOR LACOSTE SPRING _":_:-LP HORIZONTAL(X,Y) SENSORS

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PLATE_ _.MOT_ /_.,_ _ .... ' ;_:! CAPACMAsS _ITOR 1 j__VE I ,_ !. '_ WORMDRI' ELECTROMAGNET _ / FOR CALIB. SPRINGADJUST. CAGING BELLOWS (RETRACT FORUNCAGE)

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DEC69 7399.22

PSE REMOVAL
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PSE EMPLACEMENT CRITERIA
PARAMETER DISTANCEFROM SUBPACKAGE 1 DIRECTIONFROM SUBPACKAGE 1 SITE SELECTION LEVEL, WRT INDICATOR ROUGH ALIGN READOUT ALIGNMENT OF WRT SHADOW EXPERIMENT INTERRELATION REQUIREMENT PRIORITY INDICATOR 9 _1 FI' 1 10 FI' CABLE COMMENTS 15 Fi' SEPARATIONREQUIREMENT FROMRTGFORTHERMALREASONS OUTOF FIELDOFVIEW OF CENTRALSTATIONRADIATOR FREE FROMLOOSERUBBLE INTERACTS WITH ALIGNMENT; _+5 OF ° HORIZONTAL +-20 OFE-W ° +-5 OF E-W ° 1 2 1 BUBBLE LEVEL ARROW"" FULLROSE INSTRUMENT FINE-LEVELS INTER NALLY BEFORE OPENINGSHROUD AFrEROPENINGSHROUD

DUEE OR W" "QUlET" LOCATION

1 1

EYEBALL EYEBALL

<'NOLESSTHAN 10FTFROMOTHER SUBSYSTEMS MINIMIZE PICKUP OF TO STRAYVIBRATIONS. ""ARROWNOMINALLY POINTSWESTALTHOUGH SCIENTIFIC OUTPUT DEPENDS

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

ONLYONKNOWINGFINALALIGNMENT. FINAL READINGIS ACCOMPLISHED WITH ASSISTANCEOFAZIMUTHGNOMEN MOUNTED ONTOPOFTHERMAL SHROUD. APRIL 70 7399.24

PSE ALIGNMENT MARKINGS
PHASE _ CONFIGURATION I TASK _-':'_'_-"_ _-_ _'_ MARKING ARROW (MAY POINT EORW DEPENDING ONSITE'

CYLINDRICAL SENSOR ASSY ROUGH ALIGNVIA INSIDETHERMAL ASE, C ARROW ONTOPOF INITIAL ENCLOSED THERMAL IN GIRDLE OVER SHROUD

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ACTIVE SEISMIC EXPERIMENT SUBSYSTEM
XMTRANTENNA _ 14.75 X 5.75 X il. 0 IN. FOLDED / _ 44.5 IN. DEPLOYED V SELECTOR SWITCH INITIATOR ANDRANGE LINE. GRENADE ( 4)_1_]. _ (DEPLOYED) _ASSEMBLY _-_ NG II. RECEIVI _-

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AsR_T_R _ GRENADE ASSEMBLY TO CENTRAL STATION/
/

GEOPHONE DETECTORS ) O 4 80 IN. HEIGHT(INC SPIKE)

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LAUNCH MORTAR BOX ASSEMBLY 15.25 6.0X 11.5IN. X (STOWED) RE CAB

_7_1'66 _ THUMPER _ ASSEMBLY

CENTRAL IN. DIAMELECTRONICS 6.77X6.18X2.75 IN.

APRIL 70

7399.26

ACTIVE SEISMIC EXPERIMENT REMOVAL
CPLEE PASS SEISMIC IVE EXPER IMENT THUMPER ASSEMBLY

ANTENNA

MORTAR BOX

SUBPACKAGE NO. 1
DEC 69 7399.27

ASE DETECTION SYSTEM
GEOPHONE (SENSORS) TYPE:ELECTROMAGNET lC NATURAL REQUENCY: CPS F 7.5 SENS ITIV ITY:250VOLT/METER/SEC WEIGHT: 0Z EACHSENSOR 6 AMPLIFIER 3 CHANNELSACH E WITH PREAMP,FILTER ANDLOG COMPRESSOR 80 DBDYNAMICRANGE LOGCOMPRESSED TO40 DB LOG COMPRESSOR TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED GEOPHONEAMPLIFIER & SENSITIVITY:5 mlu, PEAKDISPLACEMENT 10 Hz(1 mlu, GOAL1 AT ATA SIGNALTONOISERATIOOF18db BANDWIDTH:3 TO250Hz WITHRESPECT TOVELOCITY BASICDATA WORD 5-BIT WORD FOREACHSENSOR READ lNGAT500SAMPLES/SEC (EACH CHANNEL)
DEC 69 7399.28

ASE DEPLOYMENT SEQUENCE
1. VERIFY THAT CENTRAL STATION ASTRONAUT SWITCH IN OPEN IS POSITION 2. REMOVE THUMPER PLACE TEMPORARY & IN LOCATION 3. REMOVE MORTAR BOX& PLACE FTFROM 10 CENTRAL STATION IN OPPOSITE IRECTIONOTHATSELECTED GEOPHONES D T FOR 4. ALIGN TOFIREAWAYFROM GEOPHONES & ERECTSERECEIVING A ANTENNA FLAG) (INC 5. ERECT CENTRAL STATION SUNSHIELD ANTENNA & 6. AFTER ALSEP COMMUNICATIONS AVE H BEEN ESTABLISHED, PLACE CENTRAL TATION S ASTRONAUTWITCHIN CLOSED S POSITIONAND SWITCH TOASEHBR. 7. UNFOLD THUMPER WALKOUTIN SELECTED & DIRECTION PLAC lNG GEOPHONES lO, 160, & 310FTFROM AT CENTRAL TATION IN LINE S & + 30USINGFLAG ONMORTAR BOX(PLUSFLAGPLACED 160-1[ AT GEOPHONE LOCATIONAS REFERENCE ) 8. RETURN ALONG GEOPHONE CABLE ACTUATINGHUMPER 15-FT T AT INTERVALS INDICATED AS BYCABLE MARKINGS 9. PLACE CENTRAL STATION ASTRONAUT SWITCH OPEN IN POSITION 10. REMOVE GRENADE RETAINING RODASSYFROMMORTAR BOX 11. ACTUATE MORTAR BOXSAFETY SWITCHES REMOVINGHORTS (2) S FROM GRENADE ARM/FI ECIRCUITS R 12. PLACE CENTRAL STATION ASTRONAUT SWITCH CLOSED IN POSITION
APRIL 70 7399.29

THIS PAGEINTENTIONALLY BLANK

APRIL 70 7399.30

ASE EMPLACEMENT CRITERIA
PARAMETER REQUIREMENT PRIORITY 1 2 INDICATOR EYEBALL PACED OFF COMMENTS SELECTION USTCONSIDER M BOTH GRENADE IMPACT& GEOPHONE AREAS AT LEASTlOFl'ROM RTG F SITESELECTION LEVEL (UPRANGE & DOWNRANGE) DISTANCE FROM SUBPACKAGE I I0+ 1 Fl (il FTCABLE) DEPENDSON SITE/ SC IENCE CONSTRAINTS + 10 OF HORIZONTAL ° -_3 FROM ° ASSUMED GEOPHONES DEPLOYMENT LINE 12+ 2 Fl'TO].ST !50 _ !.5 Fl' ].STTO2ND 300+ 3 Fl'STlO 3RD 1 1 I EYEBALL EYEBALL INTERNAL LEVEL SENSORS FIRESAWAYFROMLM & GEOPHONES
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GEOPHONES SETLATERALLY FROM CABLEON3-FT PIGTAILS

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2 2 ]

EYEBALL EYEBALL FLAGS*

OPPOSITEMORTAR PACKAGE GEOPHONERESPONSEREQUIREMENT VARIATIONOF2NDGEOPHONE FROM LINE BETWEEN 1ST& ]RD

_' 2 FLAGS:MORTAR BOXAND2NDGEOPHONE (USED FORALIGNMENT) ANTENNA MOUNTED NMORTAR O BOX(OMNI-DIRECTIONAL). EXPERIMENT INTE RRELAT ION GEOPHONES LEAST Fl FROM AT 10 RTG ANDSUBPACKAGE 1

APRIL 70 7399.31

SIDE
BUBBLE LEVEL

GROUND SCREEN

CCIG_

GROUND _SCRFEN

REEL

RIBBONCABLE CONNECTOR DEC 69 7399.32

ION DETECTOR INSTRUMENT
SUBEARTHOINT P DETECTORS: HIGHENEI LOW ENERGY -ELECTRONICS HELIX CHANNELTRON ® _ ELECTRON MULTIPLIER

CURVED-PLATE ANALYZER COLLIMATOR VELOCITY FILTER

DEC 69 7399.33

CCIG INSTRUMENT
ORIFICECOVER ORIFICE MAGNET HI S DDE SEALED VOLUME

CATHODE

MAGNET
DEC 69 7399.34

SIDE REMOVAL
HANDLING · SIDEONSUBPALLET F SUBPACK2 O SOCKET · ASTRONAUT ELEASES FASTENERS R 5 ' 1EXPERTIE-DOWNRELEASED Y B ROTATING GROUND SCREEN TUBE · 4 EXPER TIE-DOWNS RELEASED Y B GROUNDSCREENTUBE USINGUHT · CONNECTORELEASEDY USlNG UHT R B · EXPERIMENTIFTED L USING UHT IN HANDLING SOCKET · CONNECTOR LIFTED LANYARD BY · ASTRONAUT EPLOYS D LEGSBY PULLING LANYARD · PLACES EXPER LUNARSURFACE ON · PLUGSCONNECTOR INTOCENTRAL STATION · REMOVES CREEN S FROM TUBE& DEPLOYS SCREEN · LIFTSEXPER CABLELANYARD · REMOVES CClO A'FI'ACHED TOCABLE · STANDS EXPER SCREEN ON RELEASE PIN · DEPLOYS CCIO(OFFSCREEN) (LEGRELEASE PIN PULLED LANYARD BY ONOTHER SIDE) CONNECTOR BE TO MATEDBY ASTRONAUT DEC69 7399.35 BUBBLE

SIDE EMPLACEMENT CRITERIA
PARAMETER DISTANCEFROM SUBPACKAGE 1 ' DIRECTIONFROM SUBPACKAGE ] O
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REQUIREMENT 55 -+5FT

PRIORITY 2

INDICATOR 60 F_ CABLE

COMMENTS

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HEAVYMAGNETIN ION GAGE IS SHIELDED.

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70

7399.36

SIDE ALIGNMENT MARKINGS

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DEC 69 7399.37

CHARGED-PARTICLE LUNAR ENVIRONMENT EXPERIMENT SUBSYSTEM
_,__.- °x 20 4 ° AST ICALANALYZER ELECTRONICS

DEC69 7399.38

CPLEE PHYSICAL ANALYZER

DEFLECTI ON PLATE S ELECTRONMULTIPLIERS PARTICLES IN

COLLI MATING SLITS

DEC 69 7399.39

CPLEE EMOVAL R
EXPERIMENT INVERTED d_-.--._ ---_
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ASTRONAUT: · RELEASES FASTENERS r_ - __ ...._-_-_ · INSERTS UHT · LIFTSEXPERIMENT · ROTATESXPER E IMENT

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CPLEE EMPLACEMENT CRITERIA
PARAMETER DISTANCE FROM SUBPACKAGE ] DIRECTIONFROM SUBPACKAGE 1 REQUIREMENT 10 + 1 FT (11FT CABLE) WITHIN SE(ORNW) QUADRANT FROM CENTRALSTATION 1 EYEBALL PRIORITY INDICATOR 1 PACEDOFF COMMENTS CRITICAL SEPARATIONIS FROM RTG AND SUBPACKAGE 1 AT LEAST 14 FTFROM RTG AND PREFERABLY 20Fl'* AVOID FIELDOF VIEW OF CENTRAL STATION RADIATOR SITESELECTION APPROX. HORIZ. 2 EYEBALL 75°(HALF-ANGLE)ERTICAL V CONE MUST BE CLEAR EXCEPT FOR ALSEP ANTENNA INTERACTS WITH ALIGNMENT THERMALREQUIREMENT

LEVEL,WRT I NDICATOR ALIGN. WRT SHADOW READOUT F O ALIGNMENT

-+2.5 OF HORIZ ° i 2°OF E-W

1 2

BUBBLE ARROW **

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1

GNOMON & ROSE

SCIENTIFIC REQUIREMENT _''_

EXPERIMENT _'CONTAMINATING RADIOACI'IVEFIELDAT CPLEECAUSEDBY OTHER INTERRELATION SUBSYSTEMS MUST BELESSTHAN0 1 COUNT/SEC ALL CHANNELS. IN
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SPEC(A[' REQUIREMENTS

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CPLEE ALIGNMENT MARKINGS
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SYSTEM DESCRIPTION LEVEL

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RTG CUTAWAY
ENDPLATE FUEL CAPSULE HOT HERMETIC SEAL FUEL CAPSULE ASSEMBLY THERMOELECTR lC COUPLE ASSEMBLY

OUTER CASE (COLD FRAME) ASSEMBLY

HEAT REJECT ION FINS

MOUNTING LUG
DEC 69 7399.44

POWER GENERATING FUNCTION
_1RADIOISOTOPE /
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J ELECTRICAL' POWER HEADER

& FINS J OUTER CASEJ C( SPRING FRAME THERMAL fRADIATION TOSPACE DEC69 7399.45

RTG WARM-UP CYCLE
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DEC 69 7399.46

COMMAND TELEMETRY AND LINKS
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ALSEP OMMAND C LINK

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DEC 69 7399.48

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DEC 69 7399.50

ASTRONAUT SWITCHES
2 3 4

NUMBER 1 SWITCH

INITIAL POSITION SEENOTE i CCW ORANGE CRESCENTTO RIGHT ORANGE CRESCENTTO RIGHT CCW

ASTRONAUT

FUNCTION

ROTATE[80O CW D ISABIFS THEHOLDOFFCIRCUIT (COVERRECTANGLE)MUST BEOPERATEDBYTHE ASTRONAUT

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ICOVERRECTANGLE)° SELECT XMTR B "ON" ROTATE ° CW 180 BACKUP ONLY ' SELECT ATAPROCESSOR "ON" D Y ' RESET RCVR CKTBKR BACKUP ONLY ACTIVATES SEQUENTIALLY EXPSIN 1, 4, _ ORDER TOOPER SELECT

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UNPAINTED CRESCENT TOLEFT COVER ALLFOUR CW ROTATE80 CCW 1 ° TRIANGULAR SHAPES

NOTE:1. SWITCH1 IS ENCLOSED ORANGE AINT BY P 2. SEQUENCE REQUIREO PLACE TO ASE IN OPERATE: ROTATE FULLCCW; 55 EITHER REQUEST ASEGND CLADS ORROTATE IN EITHER S4 DIRECTION. APRIL 70 7399.51

ANTENNA POINTING CONSTRAINTS
LUNAR LIBRATION:AN APPARENT OBBLING W MOTIONAS VIEWED FROM THE EARTH; AUSES C EQUIVALENT EARTH MOTIONIN LUNAR COORDINATES PRiNCIPALEFFECTS: _+ 5° LUNAR 7. LONGITUDEUE D TO: CONSTANTNGULAR A RATE OFMOONABOUTITS AXIS VARIABLE ANGULAR RATEIN ELLIPTICAL ORBITAROUND EARTH _+ 6.5° LUNAR LATTITUDEUETO: D INCLINATION OFMOON'S ROTATION AXIS TO ITS ORBITALPLANE

SOLAR PETURBATIONS GYROSCOPEPENDULUM & COUPLING NON-SPHERICAL EARTH MOON & CHANGES COMBI ED N EFFECTS: PATTERN MONTHLY YEARLY & ALSEP ANTENNA: 2° BEAM 2 WIDTHDOWN _ "_

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