Invocon on STS-129

November 16, 2009 - November 27, 2009

Space Shuttle Atlantis

This was the thirty-fifth flight of Invocon hardware on the Space Shuttle.

Below is a list of the IVC systems that are present on Atlantis during the mission:

44 EWB MicroTAU™ Wing Leading Edge

Enhanced Wide-Band Micro-Miniature Tri-axial Accelerometer Unit

This is the sixteenth flight of the EWB MicroTAU system, a high-speed data acquisition network for dynamic acceleration sensing and recording. On STS-129, 44 units are being used to detect, locate, and characterize impacts on the RCC panels on the wing leading edge.

Click here for more information about the EWB-MicroTAU system.