This came up when I was taking a look at Endeavour over in LA. Where can I find a readable version of this full flow diagram (valves, control systems, and everything)?

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It's on pdf pages 139-141 here: https://gandalfddi.z19.web.core.windows.net/Shuttle/SSME_MPS_Info/KSC-SSME_System_Eng_Handbook.pdf but you'll have to "glue" it together into one drawing. Fully legible though.

Here's a snippet at high resolution

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    $\begingroup$ Beautiful! I knew you were the man for this one :) $\endgroup$ Dec 13, 2021 at 21:56
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    $\begingroup$ @AntonHengst check out drawing 10.13 here: sourceforge.net/projects/shuttleultra/files/References/… This is the booster flight controller drawing $\endgroup$ Dec 13, 2021 at 21:57
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    $\begingroup$ Are there any copyright issues in re-uploading a full glued-together version here? $\endgroup$ Dec 14, 2021 at 15:26
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    $\begingroup$ Wow, what a find. ...also, what a URL. $\endgroup$
    – BruceWayne
    Dec 14, 2021 at 16:56
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    $\begingroup$ Get out your crayons; this one begs to be color-coded. $\endgroup$
    – kerlyn
    Dec 14, 2021 at 21:14

OK ... So the MPS / SSME system was what I worked on a LOOOOONG time ago, feel free to ask questions. My only request for @Anton Hengst is can you get the Shuttle URL to the Endeavour Docents so that they have the information?: https://aka.ms/space_shuttle

@leftaroundabout The color version: https://gandalfddi.z19.web.core.windows.net/Shuttle/SSME_MPS_Info/ssme_block1.jpg



There are no copyright issues @leftaroundabout, feel free to do so. Your tax dollars paid for every penny of the cost of this program.


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