AES E-Library

AES E-Library

Space Shuttle Paging and Area Warning Systems at the Kennedy Space Center

Document Thumbnail

The Shuttle Transportation System is the most sophisticated spacecraft ever built. Servicing of the Space Shuttle requires an extensive network of Ground Support Equipment at the Kennedy Space Center. Due to the nature of the highly toxic fuels, solid rocket motors, and other hazards associated with the Shuttle, a sophisticated paging and area warning system is required for personnel safety. This paper describes the design philosophy behind the system, unusual acoustical and environmental problems encountered, and actual system implementation.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

AES - Audio Engineering Society