NASA Space Environments Complex Facility Tour
Posted: Sep 12, 2019
McKinley Members, please join us for a facility tour of Space Environments Center at NASA Plumb Brook Station. Nancy O’Keefe will provide a guided tour of the facility on September 27 from 2pm-4pm. Advance Registration is required by September 20. Members only.
The Space Environments Complex (SEC) houses the world’s largest and most powerful space environment simulation facilities. The Space Power Facility (SPF) is the world’s largest space simulation vacuum and Electromagnetic Interference Chamber (EMI), measuring 30.5 m (100 ft) in diameter by 37.2 m (122 ft) high. The Reverberant Acoustic Test Facility (RATF) is the world’s most powerful spacecraft acoustic test chamber, and the Mechanical Vibration Facility (MVF) is the world’s highest capacity and most powerful spacecraft shaker system.
The SEC is located at the NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. The facility is available on a full-cost reimbursable basis to government, universities and the private sector.
Bring your driver’s license or passport. Arrive no later than 1:45pm.
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