1 edition of Applications of tethers in space found in the catalog.
Applications of tethers in space
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||William A. Baracat, compiler.|
|Series||NASA conference publication ;, 2422|
|Contributions||Baracat, William A., Piano spaziale nazionale (Italy), United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., Application of Tethers in Space Workshop (1985 : Venice, Italy)|
|LC Classifications||TL798.T47 A665 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
|LC Control Number||86602354|
Session Electrodynamic: Tethers. Electrodynamic tethers are long, thin conductive wires deployed in space that can be used to generate power by removing kinetic energy from their orbital motion, or to produce thrust when adding energy from an on-board source. In either case, the frictional or thrust force, isFile Size: KB. 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 90Õs. We have had the flights of TSS1 and TSS1-R, SEDS-1 and -2, PMG, TIPS and OEDIPUS. In less than three years there have been one international Conference on Tethers in Space, held in.
Tethers for Small Satellite Applications Joseph A. Carroll and John C. Tether Applications Gotham Street Chula Vista, CA Oldson Paper presented at the AIAA/USU Small Satellite Conference in Logan, Utah Abstract This paper begins with a sketch of the history of space tether concepts and then describes the fourFile Size: KB. This paper studies the dynamics of nanosatellite deorbit by a bare electrodynamic tether. The orbital dynamics of the tethered nanosatellite is modeled in Gaussian perturbation equations and the motion-induced voltage-current relationship along the electrodynamic tether is analyzed by using the International Geomagnetic Reference Field model including up to Cited by:
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This paper introduces history of space tethers, including tether concepts and tether missions, and attempts to provide a source of references for historical understanding of space tethers. Several concepts of space tethers since the original concept has been conceived are listed in the literature, as well as a summary of interesting applications, and a research of space tethers Cited by:
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of recently developed space multi-tethers, such as maneuverable space tethered nets and space tethered formation.
For each application, it provides detailed derivatives to describe and analyze the mathematical model of the system, and then discusses the design and proof of different control schemes for various problems.
Applications of tethers in space: executive summary. [William A Baracat; Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Italy); United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. The Tethers in Space Handbook is designed to serve as a reference manual for policy makers, program managers, and engineers alike.
It documents all known tether applications for space uses, ranging from near-term approved missions such as the Tethered Satellite System to far-term planetary exploration missions.
A brief summary of each application. Get this from a library. Applications of tethers in space: executive summary. [Alfred C Cron; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.; George C. Marshall Space. This book offers a comprehensive overview of recently developed space multi-tethers, such as maneuverable space tethered nets and space tethered formation.
For each application, it provides detailed derivatives to describe and analyze the mathematical model of the system, and then discusses the design and proof of different control schemes for. Describes systematically the theory and applications of space multi-tethers Discusses both centralized and deployment control schemes Offers detailed derivatives of the dynamics modeling, dynamics analysis, controller design and stability analysis Diese Produkte könnten Sie auch interessieren.
Space tethers could also be used as a means of transportation, to swing from one place to another. In stories on Earth, Tarzan uses liana vines to swing from tree to tree, and there are many serious ideas for using tethers in space in a somewhat similar way: swinging satellites into Cited by: This book outlines the applications of tether based technology for space.
Tethers may sound like a simple concept but this book outlines the ups and the downs of using such a technology in space/5(2). 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 Phase I1 study the following five concepts were studied: A2 B CFile Size: 4MB. A space tether is a conducting cable attached to a spacecraft that can be used for a variety of purposes such as supplying power to the spacecraft, raising or lowering its orbit, or transferring payload from Earth to high altitude orbits at a significantly lower.
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 Cited by: The tether experiment, called T-Rex, will be launched from Uchinoura, Kagoshima, Japan in The T-Rex will deploy a tape with a width of 25 mm, thickness of mm, and m in length.
The experiment will build on several previous space tether experiments and take this technology one step closer to reality.
Tethers In Space Handbook. Edited by. M.L. Cosmo and E.C. Lorenzini Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Grant NAG monitored by C.C.
Rupp M.L. Cosmo and E.C. Lorenzini, Principal Investigators. Third Edition December The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is a member of theFile Size: KB.
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.
 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. The great variety of these applications, from energy generation to boosting satellites to gravity wave detection is an indication that tethers will play a significant part in the future of space development.
This edition of the handbook preserves the major characteristics of the original; however. Space applications of electrodynamic tethers, and basic issues and constraints on their operation are reviewed. The status of the bare-tether solution to the problem of effective electron collection from a rarefied magnetized plasma is revisited.
Basic modes of tether operation are analyzed; design parameters and parametric domains where a bare. ed technology—the space tether—that exploits some funda-mental laws of physics to provide pointing, artiﬁcial gravity, electrical power, and thrust or drag, while reducing or elimi-nating the need for chemical-energy sources.
Tethers are systems. Tether satellites might be used for various purposes, including research into tether propulsion, tidal stabilization and orbital plasma dynamics. Five main techniques for employing space tethers are in development: Electrodynamic tethers.
Electrodynamic tethers are primarily used for. 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.
While Space Tethers and Space Elevators does a good job explaining the technology involved, one aspect the book lacks is a discussion why tethers in particular have to date failed to realize their potential. After all, tethers offer the ability to shift orbits without expending propellant, a powerful capability for the typical mass-constrained.
Space tethers are an intriguing propulsion or source of 'free energy' to power satellites, space stations, spacecraft or even perhaps spaceships. It seems that different space electrical tether systems use a combination of gravity forces, electromagnetic forces, electrons, ionosphere and their potential differences around planet Earth.The book starts by setting the scene for tethers in space by summarising possible applications and also by discussing fact and fiction in such a way that the reader new to tethers is soon clear about the important fundamental parameters such as material density, strength, and orbital location, and how these can trade by: The book Tether is by Anna Jarzab and is a fantasy.
It takes place in Aurora, an alternate universe, in present time. The main characters are Selene, Sasha, Thomas, the General, and Juliana. In this book, Sasha went back to Aurora to find Thomas, where on the way, she finds Selene who she had seen through the tether because they are analogs/5.