Solution: Lightning Protection

TEXAS WELLHEAD

TEXAS WELLHEAD SLS worked in cooperation with Hicks Lightning Protection to diagnose the cause of suspected lightning damage to a well-head transformer in Texas. After examining the evidence, SLS provided several explanations for the observed damage and recommended strategies to prevent recurring damage. Categories News Publications Projects

KSC LAUNCH COMPLEX 39B (NASA)

KSC LAUNCH COMPLEX 39B (NASA) SLS Chief Technologist Dr. Carlos Mata was the Lead Design Engineer for the lightning protection system at NASA’s next-generation Launch Complex 39B (LC-39B) at the Kennedy Space Center. Home to quite possibly the most advanced lightning protection system ever constructed, LC-39B will host NASA’s massive Space Launch System rocket during …

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CCAFS LAUNCH COMPLEX 36 (BLUE ORIGIN)

CCAFS LAUNCH COMPLEX 36 (BLUE ORIGIN) Blue Origin is a major player in the booming commercial spaceflight industry. Blue Origin recently leased Launch Complex 36, located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, from the United States Air Force. To protect their massive New Glenn rocket from lightning, Blue Origin contracted SLS to design a brand …

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ARMY CORE OF ENGINEERS LASER DEVICE PROJECT

ARMY CORE OF ENGINEERS LASER DEVICE PROJECT SLS worked in conjunction with Modern Lightning Protection to provide lightning protection design support for the Army Corps of Engineers Laser Device Project. SLS designed the lightning protection system to minimize the probability of a direct lightning attachment to the laser system. SLS also reviewed the proposed lightning …

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