cargo boom

cargo boom

[′kär·gō ‚büm]
(mechanical engineering)
A long spar extending from the mast of a derrick to support or guide objects lifted or suspended.
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The first six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk is set for August 20 andwill see Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yuri Malenchenko movea cargo boom to a new location, install shields to protect thestation from debris and deploy a small satellite.
This travel and cargo boom is spurring record numbers of aircraft, component parts and support services being sold and provided to the Asian and international carriers serving regional travelers.
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They will float outside the Pirs docking compartment airlock for a 6 1/2 hour spacewalk to relocate a cargo boom from Pirs to the Zarya module, complete the installation of micrometeoroid debris shields on the Zvezda service module and deploy a small science satellite.
During the spacewalk, the crew will move a cargo boom adapter from one module to another; install a safety bolt into a cable cutter on the Mobile Transporter truss rail car; and deploy SuitSat, an old Orlan space suit equipped with an active amateur radio transmitter.
During the walk, Krikalev and Phillips will remove materials exposure experiments, install a television camera for the European Space Agency's cargo-carrying Automated Transfer Vehicle and relocate a cargo boom adapter.
The boat also has a large cargo boom on the front, as well as a very large deck.
And with the cargo boom through the middle 1990s, many shipping lines found it easier to call in Brazil, especially at the port of Santos, before sailing south to Argentina.
All of this cargo can be transferred to an aircraft carrier using cargo booms, the six replenishment-at-sea stations or the five fuel-at-sea positions that furnish the ship.