SPACE PATENT LAWYER

     Peter A. Koziol, Esq.
     Assouline & Berlowe, P.A.
     1801 N. Military Trail, Suite 160
     Boca Raton, Florida 33431
     (561) 235 - 0725
Home

About
Contact
KOZIOLLAW.COM

SPACE PATENTS BY
Aerospace Assignees
Aerospace Inventors
Time Lines

Passive deployment mechanism for space tethers

Invented by: Renato Licata
Turin, IT

Originally Assigned to: Alenia Spazio S.p.A.
Rome, IT
[Now assigned to . . .]

Issued:2007-02-20
Filed:2004-11-18
Application No:10538703
Examined by:Barefoot; Galen

Mechanism for passively deploying expendable space tethers on orbit, by means of an initial separation impulse only, provided by a simple spring system that is part of the mechanism itself. The passive deployment of the space tether and a tethered end-mass is provided by the particular mechanism devised, having very low deployment friction and resistance. Tether deployment brake towards the final part of deployment is produced by a daisy-like brake, stored within the winding of the fixed tether spool so that it is automatically deployed (opened) and starts its deployment braking or resistance function from a planned point of the tether deployment in space.

[pdf] U.S. Pat. No. 7,178,763

FacebookMySpaceTwitterDiggDeliciousStumbleuponGoogle BookmarksReddit
NewsvineTechnoratiLinkedinMixxRSS Feed

This information is part of a study by Oasis Global, Inc. of all space inventions filed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is provided for informational purposes only. It is not an endorsement of any particular assignee, inventor or invention. Although Peter A. Koziol represents inventors and assignees of space inventions he does not represent all of the inventors and assignees listed. The prosecuting attorney agent or firm for each patent is identified by the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the patent specfication, which can be viewed by clicking on the patent image or downloading the patent document. For more information regarding Mr. Koziol's background and experience, or to learn more about space inventions, please contact Mr. Koziol.

Enter your name and phone number, and Peter will call you back as soon as possible.

About
Contact
Visit KOZIOLLAW.COM

Copyright © 1999-2017.


Disclaimer: The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Read More >