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Conceptual design studies for large free-flying solar-reflector spacecraft

John M Hedgepeth

Conceptual design studies for large free-flying solar-reflector spacecraft

by John M Hedgepeth

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satellite solar power stations

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    StatementJohn M. Hedgepeth, Richard K. Miller, and Karl Knapp ; prepared for Langley Resarch Center
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3438
    ContributionsMiller, Richard K. 1949-, Knapp, Karl, Langley Research Center, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch, Astro Research Corporation
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14930735M

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    - fantasy, dark fantasy, high fantasy, epic fantasy, deviant art, fantasy inspiration, fantasy art, fantasy paintings, fan art, inspiration, character pins. Space-based solar power (SBSP) is the concept of collecting solar power in outer space and distributing it to ial advantages of collecting solar energy in space include a higher collection rate and a longer collection period due to the lack of a diffusing atmosphere, and the possibility of placing a solar collector in an orbiting location where there is no night.

    Perhaps the same can be done for NASA spacecraft. This study will explore the concept of designing and fabricating a spacecraft based entirely on flexible substrate printed electronics. The study will consider mission requirements, manufacturing compatibility and advanced technology from both industry and . The book presents a broad view of the complete spacecraft. The objective is to explain the thought and analysis that go into the creation of a spacecraft with simplicity and with enough worked examples so that the reader can be self taught if necessary. After studying the book, readers should be able to design a spacecraft, to the phase A level Reviews: 5.


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Conceptual design studies for large free-flying solar-reflector spacecraft / By John M. Hedgepeth, Karl. Knapp, Richard K.

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