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Selected tether applications in space

Selected tether applications in space

an analysis of five selected concepts

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNASA-CR -- 171222, NASA contractor report -- 171222
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Martin Marietta Corporation
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14927961M

    An introductory handbook on tethers is available (Carroll ), and many prospective tether applications are described by Carroll (). A tether in orbit will experience a gravity gradient force orienting it toward the local vertical. In LEO this force is about 4 x 10 -4gravities per kilometer from the center of mass of the tethered g: space book. Tethered Space Robot: Dynamics, Measurement, and Control discusses a novel tethered space robot (TSR) system that contains the space platform, flexible tether and gripper. TSR can capture and remove non-cooperative targets such as space debris. It is the first time the concept has been described in a book, which describes the system and mission design of TSR and then .

      A number of space tethers have been deployed in space missions. Tether satellites can be used for various purposes including research into tether propulsion, tidal stabilisation and orbital plasma dynamics. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Sell Your Apps on Amazon;Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Logical, thorough and packed with fascinating information, this slim volume would make a valuable addition to any space enthusiast’s library.” (Physics World, February, ) “If any book can be said to be ahead of its time, this is it. van Pelt goes on to describe various space-tether concepts, some feasible and some verging on the.

    For some applications, the tensile force on the tether is projected to be less than 15 lbs (Missing: space book. Applications of Space Developments covers the proceedings of the 31st Annual Congress of the International Astronautical Federation on Applications of Space Developments, held in Tokyo, Japan. The contributors consider the significant achievements and activities in Japan in the main areas of space applications, such as telecommunications, earth and ocean observation, .


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This report covers the results of a Phase I11 study of two Selected Tether Applications in Space (STAIS); deorbit of a Shuttle and launch of an W, both from the Space Station using a tether. In an earlier Selected tether applications in space book I1 study the following five concepts were studied: A2 B C.

Get this from a library. Selected tether applications in space: an analysis of five selected concepts. [United States. National Aeronautics and Space. Get this from a library. Selected tether applications in space: phase 2, final report.

[Martin Marietta Denver Aerospace,; George C. Marshall Space Flight Center,;]. Get this from a library. Phase III study of selected tether applications in space, final report.

Volume II, Study results. [Ball Corporation. Aerospace Systems Division.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. Get this from a library. Study of selected tether applications in space, phase III.

[Martin Marietta Aerospace.; George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.;]. Selected Tether Applications In Space Contract: NAS DPD DR-3 J Mid- Term Reveiw J Prepared for: George C.

Marshall Space Flight Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration Marshall Space Right Center, Alabama fi[Nasa-cE-i;Oa> PHASE 3 STUDY OP SELECTED ~~ N •TETHEB APPLICATIONS IK SPACE. Selected Tether Applications In Space Contract: NAS8 - DPD DR-4 Final Report Volume II - Study Results December Prepared for: George C.

Marshall Space FLight Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama By: Ball Aerospace Systems Division P.O. Box Boulder, Colorado The tether is wound around the core.

In addition there are three Light Emitting Diodes (LED). Two of the LED‘s are used to count the turns of deployed tether, while the third is used to check when the tether is almost completely unwound.

The canister provides a protective cover for the tether and restrains it during deployment. New applications for the space tether include the Tethered Space Robot, Tethered Space Net, and Tethered Spacecraft Formation.

These are quickly being adapted for. Proposed Program Plan for Tether Applications in Space, prepared by NASA Tether Applications in Space Task Group, Sept D.

Stuart and M. Martinez-Sanchez, Shuttle Tether Use for Payload Deployment to Circular Orbits, progress report to Martin Marietta under contract RH, MIT Space Systems Laboratory, Aug Guidebook for Analysis of Tether Applications is my favorite part.

Tethers in Space Handbook - used to be online. Tethers in Space: First Conference, Sept, Arlington Virginia (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Vol 62) - PrintedISBN or (soft cover).

The results of a Phase 3 study of two Selected Tether Applications in Space (STAIS); deorbit of a Shuttle and launch of an Orbital Transfer Vehicle (OTV), both from the space station using a tether were examined.

The study objectives were to: perform a preliminary engineering design, define operational scenarios, develop a common cost model. The groundwork has been laid for tether applications in space. NASA has developed tether technology for space applications since the 's.

Important recent milestones include retrieval of a tether in space (TSS-1, ), successful deployment of a km-long tether in space (SEDS-1, ), closed loop control of tether deployment (SEDS-2, ), and operation of an electrodynamic tether.

This book presents the most effective mathematical models and the methods used for the analysis and prediction of space tether systems’ motion; attention is also given to the influence of the tether on spacecraft’s motion, to emergencies and chaotic modes.

Ever since the space tether was first proposed by Tsiolkovsky, it has been extensively utilized in space missions, for attitude stabilization, momentum exchange, and space elevators.

Developments in engineering technology and changes in the space environment have diversified the current applications for the space tether. New applications for the space tether include the Tethered Space.

This IQP, which analyzes the functionality, construction, limitations, and applications of space tethers, is part of a larger group of space policy IQPs that are being conducted during the academic year.

This project is an outgrowth of an earlier IQP on the Space Elevator, which may be regarded as an extreme kind of space tether. Study of selected tether applications in space, phase 3, volume 1. Abstract.

A dual keel space station configuration was used. The Mobility System, created for moving components over one face of the Space Station, makes it possible to use a single tether deployer system for both Orbit Transfer Vehicles (OTV) and Shuttle launches. Tether propulsion.

As part of a tether propulsion system, crafts can use long, strong conductors (though not all tethers are conductive) to change the orbits of has the potential to make space travel significantly cheaper.

[citation needed] When direct current is applied to the tether, it exerts a Lorentz force against the magnetic field, and the tether exerts a force on the Missing: space book. Practical application of any tether system in space requires a high level of stability control, and the stability of a spinning generalised satellite acted upon by the gravity gradient and constant torques is examined by Sarychev et al.

A new edition of the Tethers in Space Handbook was needed after the last edition published in Tether-related activities have been quite busy in the 90's. In this area, the tether-mediated orbital rendezvous between the tether tip and the space shuttle was first discussed by Carroll.

Several years later, Carroll provided a preliminary design for a tether transport facility capable of providing between .The first section on Tether Programs has been brought up to date, and now includes a description of TSS-2, the aerodynamic NASA/Italian Space Agency (ASI) mission.

Tether Applications follows, and this section has been substantially rearranged. First, the index and cross-reference for the applications have been simplified.The English language edition of this book is based on Russian language version originally published in Moscow, Nauka, Main Editorial Board for Physical and Mathematical Literature, Phase III study of selected tether applications in space [microform]: final report / by Ball Aerospace.