Journal of the IEST highlights space exploration projects

March 14, 2007 — /IEST/ — ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Technical papers on the Mars Rover and Hubble Space Telescope projects will be available when the April 2007 issue of the Journal of the IEST, official technical publication of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, goes online.

Subjects of the technical papers are: sport utility vehicle rollover testing, the Mars Rover environmental test program, the contamination control program for the Hubble Space Telescope, a test method to measure surface cleanliness, a study on the operational modal analysis of aluminum beams, a virtual remaining life assessment method for electronic hardware, and the disconnect between environmental testing and aging, long-lived vehicles.

Free Tech Talk articles will address ISO 14644-5: Operations, IEST-RP-CC012: Considerations in Cleanroom Design, and USP 797 compliance. Also to be published is the original technical paper written by a student who won the Robert N. Hancock Memorial Scholarship provided by IEST.

The exclusively online Journal of the IEST features peer-reviewed papers of the highest technical quality in the areas of design, test, and evaluation; product reliability; and contamination control. For nearly 50 years, the Journal has been the premier provider of technical information published in a quality format for professionals in the environmental sciences. Two issues of the Journal are published annually.

Visitors to will have unrestricted access to Tech Talk articles and full-text abstracts of the peer-reviewed technical papers. IEST members and Journal subscribers have complete access to technical papers in the current issue as well as a 20-year archive of papers and articles. Others have the option to purchase individual, complete papers, become a member of IEST, or become a subscriber to the Journal.

More information about the Journal can be obtained by calling IEST at (847) 255-1561 or e-mailing to [email protected].


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