Fracture Control Implementation Handbook For Payloads, Experiments, And Similar Hardware

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To meet safety requirements for manned space flight systems as given in NASA-STD-5007, NSTS 1700.7B and NSTS 1700.7B ISS Addendum, all payload and experiment hardware flown on the NASA Space Shuttle or International Space Station must be assessed for fracture control implementation. This handbook provides methodology and approaches for implementation of fracture control on payloads or experiments flown on these vehicles and is written to satisfy the intent of the applicable NASA fracture control requirements for payloads and experiments delineated in References 1-9 in Section 4.