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Number: 244/171.7
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > With shield or other protective means (e.g., meteorite shield, insulation, radiation/plasma shield)
Description: Subject matter including structure for protecting the physical structure of the spacecraft from the hazards or extreme conditions of space travel.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
244/171.8 Active thermal control 132

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712736 Method for designing sunlight-reflection and heat-radiation multilayer film Apr. 29, 2014
8678322 Multifunctional chambered radiation shields and systems and related methods Mar. 25, 2014
8664576 Vehicle for launching from a gas gun Mar. 4, 2014
8632036 Integrated articulating thermal isolation system and method Jan. 21, 2014
8628044 Stabilization of unstable space debris Jan. 14, 2014
8567725 Orbital debris mitigation system and method Oct. 29, 2013
8550406 Spacecraft magnetic shield Oct. 8, 2013
8536502 Vehicle for launching from a gas gun Sep. 17, 2013
8519312 Missile with shroud that separates in flight Aug. 27, 2013
8511616 Solar powered excess electron emission device Aug. 20, 2013
8496208 Orbit debris removal and asset protection assembly Jul. 30, 2013
8458976 Thermal protection blanket assembly Jun. 11, 2013
8405057 Radiation shield device with embedded cryogen storage and associated method Mar. 26, 2013
8342454 Cooling systems Jan. 1, 2013
8336822 Apparatus for providing variable thermal insulation for an aircraft Dec. 25, 2012
8291594 Attachment system and method for thermal protection system Oct. 23, 2012
8292233 Solar protection device for space instrument Oct. 23, 2012
8276846 Aircraft component Oct. 2, 2012
8240612 Device for controlling the heat flows in a spacecraft and spacecraft equipped with such a device Aug. 14, 2012
8234835 Integrated multilayer insulation Aug. 7, 2012
8210481 Spacecraft having a magnetic space radiation shield Jul. 3, 2012
8196868 Cryogenic propellant depot and integral sunshield Jun. 12, 2012
8196869 Cryogenic propellant depot and deployable sunshield Jun. 12, 2012
8186628 Multi-axis articulated solar light shade for space-based sensors May. 29, 2012
8064154 Device for protecting optical and/or electronic apparatuses, space telescope comprising said device, and device for removably occluding an aperture Nov. 22, 2011
8056858 Device and method for providing radiation occlusion and aero-thermal protection Nov. 15, 2011
8016241 Self supporting cellular thermal acoustic insulation Sep. 13, 2011
7998392 Method for manufacturing and attachment of wing fairings Aug. 16, 2011
7998295 Heatshield having strain compliant matrix and method of forming same Aug. 16, 2011
7954301 Integrated multilayer insulation Jun. 7, 2011
7946534 Pressure vessel having continuous sidewall May. 24, 2011
7943227 Ceramic heat shield May. 17, 2011
7934685 Methods to actively protect spacecraft from damage due to collision with ions May. 3, 2011
7878456 Protective shield assembly for space optics and associated methods Feb. 1, 2011
7837154 Deployable heat shield and deceleration structure for spacecraft Nov. 23, 2010
7780118 Radiation shield Aug. 24, 2010
7703721 Regolith container for use with a structure on an extraterrestrial mass Apr. 27, 2010
7673833 Protective shield assembly for space optics and associated methods Mar. 9, 2010
7661628 Catalyzed decomposing structural payload foam and method of using same Feb. 16, 2010
7637461 Approaches to actively protect spacecraft from damage due to collisions with ions Dec. 29, 2009
7578482 Catalyzed decomposing structural payload foam Aug. 25, 2009
7546982 Shuttle thermal integrity detection system Jun. 16, 2009
7506841 Catalyzed decomposing foam for encapsulating space-based kinetic objects Mar. 24, 2009
7484690 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Feb. 3, 2009
7484691 Method and device for magnetic space radiation shield providing isotropic protection Feb. 3, 2009
7485354 Thermal protection system for a vehicle Feb. 3, 2009
7464901 Method and device for magnetic space radiation shield Dec. 16, 2008
7464900 Folding retractable protective dome for space vehicle equipment Dec. 16, 2008
7461818 In orbit space transportation and recovery system Dec. 9, 2008
7401752 Protective shield assembly for space optics and associated methods Jul. 22, 2008

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