North Shore HS

North Shore Metal Tech


Machine the parts needed and assemble an International Space Station class III (Training Hardware) Single Stowage Locker.


The locker will be used to train the International Space Station astronaut crew members on locker operations, payload housing and stowage.


The International Space Station Single Stowage Locker is assembled out of twenty-three (23) parts that the students will fabricate out of raw material.  Fifteen (15) of these parts will be made out of aluminum sheet.  Seven parts will be machined out of Aluminum billets.  The remaining part will be a modified from a commercial off the shelf hinge.  There are also numerous commercial off the shelf parts that will be included in the assembly i.e. rivets, latches and captive fasteners.


The North Shore HS IT HUNCH team is students in two industrial technology classes, 1st and 7th period, that meets during class and after school on Mondays.


Fabrication: 1/1 rear plate 30% complete, 0/1 door complete, 0/1 hinge complete, 1/1 front frame 30% complete, 0/2 top/bottom panel complete and 0/2 left/right side panel complete.  Reference: 3/3 door panels are being made at Cy-Ranch. 12/12 tool guides are being made at Conroe HS 90% complete

Assembly: 0% Door and 0% body complete.