Advances in Solar Sailing by Malcolm Macdonald PDF

By Malcolm Macdonald

ISBN-10: 3642349064

ISBN-13: 9783642349065

ISBN-10: 3642349072

ISBN-13: 9783642349072

This e-book provides the simplest contributions of the the 3rd foreign Symposium on sun crusing Glasgow, eleven – thirteen June 2013. it's a speedy snap-shot of the state-of-the paintings of sun sail know-how in 2013 around the globe, taking pictures flight courses, expertise improvement courses and new expertise and alertness recommendations. The e-book comprises contributions from the entire best figures within the box, together with NASA, JAXA, ESA & DLR in addition to collage and specialists. It for this reason offers a special reference aspect for the sun sail know-how. The booklet additionally contains key contributions from the possible clients of sunlight sail know-how, in an effort to enable the expertise to be thought of via the consumer during this distinct context.

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Fig. 8 Quarter of the sq quare sail. Fig. 10 Fig. 7 Mem mbrane size aand polyimide resin. Fiig. 9 Thin fiilm solar cellss. ol device. Attitude coontrol by refllection contro C. Devellopment Systtem The m of IK most difficult mission m KAROS is the deployment of o membrane sail. s There aree two types off solar sail. First is thhe mast type which w uses som me rigid suppport structure to t deploy and maintain the sail [8, 9]. Th he other is the spin ttype which uses spinning ceentrifugal forcce.

On Juune 14 and 199, 2010, two separation cam meras successffully took imp pressive imagges as shown in i Fig. 17. The mem mbrane was exxpanded to fo orm a square shape withou ut damages. It was shining in the dark space. s The second seeparation cam mera made suree that the refleection controll device was working w propeerly. How ON N and OFF reflectionn control devicces looks like in orbit was cconfirmed. 6 6100 6200 Spin Rate , [rpm] [deg/s] Angular X,Y velocities (x,y-axes) Overview of IKAROS Mission Time , [sec]] a) Pictures tak ment by moniitor camera 1 (June 9, 201 ken in the mid ddle of first sstage deploym 10).

Hughes/Fung[4] provides stability criteria for spinning spacecraft equipped with radial 1 Assistant professor, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan. M. 1 IKAROS with solar sail fully extended. 2 Axisymmetric spinning sail mode for FMM This picture was taken by the deployable camera (DCAM) on June 14, five days after the deployment of the solar sail. flexible appendages, introducing a structural mode function to apply to the Lyapnov analysis.

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