Mission Navigation

Invocon on STS-135

July 8, 2011 - July 21, 2011

Space Shuttle Atlantis

This was the forty-first flight of Invocon hardware on the Space Shuttle.

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

44 EWB MicroTAU™ Wing Leading Edge

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

This is the twenty-second flight of the EWB MicroTAU system, a high-speed data acquisition network for dynamic acceleration sensing and recording. On STS-135, 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.