Malcolm Macdonald's Advances in Solar Sailing PDF

By Malcolm Macdonald

ISBN-10: 3642349064

ISBN-13: 9783642349065

ISBN-10: 3642349072

ISBN-13: 9783642349072

This publication offers the easiest contributions of the the 3rd overseas Symposium on sun crusing Glasgow, eleven – thirteen June 2013. it's a quick snap-shot of the state-of-the artwork of sun sail know-how in 2013 around the globe, shooting flight courses, expertise improvement courses and new know-how and alertness suggestions. The ebook comprises contributions from the entire prime figures within the box, together with NASA, JAXA, ESA & DLR in addition to college and specialists. It accordingly presents a different reference element for the sun sail expertise. The ebook additionally comprises key contributions from the possible clients of sunlight sail know-how, with a view to let the know-how to be thought of by way of the person during this specific context.

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The deltta-V of 100 m/s was achieve ved within halff a year. The aattitude controol performance using the reeflection conttrol device waas successfullyy accomplisheed. Figure 19 showss the evaluation result of the cont t attitude coontrol experim ment by the reflection r ntrol device on n July 13, 2010 baseed on sun anggle. The solar angle a was graadually increassing without control, c while it was decreasing when the reflecction control device was used to controol the attitudee toward the sun directionn.

13(4), 267–281 (2012) Overview of IKAROS Mission Osamu Mori1, Yoji Shirasawa2, Yuya Mimasu3, Yuichi Tsuda4, Hirotaka Sawada5, Takanao Saiki6, Takayuki Yamamoto7, Katsuhide Yonekura8, Hirokazu Hoshino9, and Junichiro Kawaguchi10 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan and Ryu Funase11 The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) makes the world’s first solar power sail demonstration of photon propulsion and thin film solar power generation during its interplanetary cruise by IKAROS (Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated by Radiation Of the Sun).

18, 20 011). Fig. 24 25 Predicted data 90 20 80 O Out-of-Plane f Pl [d ] [deg] Out-of-Plane [deg] 15 Flight data 10 5 0 -5 70 60 50 Prredicted data 40 30 20 10 -10 Sun angle = 60 deg S Flight data F 0 -15 15 1 10 5 -5 0 -10 -15 0 10 20 30 40 500 60 70 80 90 9 -20 In-Plane [deg] In-Plane [deg] a) Spin axiis history (Occt. 18-29, 20111). b) 2 2011). Spin axis history (Noov. 29 - Dec. 00 c) Spin rate hisstory (Oct. 18 8 - Dec. 26, 20 011). Fig. 25 motion in thee case of reverrse spin. Attitude m (3) Searchh Mission Becauuse IKAROS is accelerated d by solar saill, we need to calculate the orbit considerring the attitude motion F ted attitude mo otion after in detail dduring hibernation, in orderr to search thee IKAROS.

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