Solar Sailing: Technology, Dynamics and Mission Applications (Springer Praxis Books)

Solar Sailing: Technology, Dynamics and Mission Applications (Springer Praxis Books)


Yazar Colin R. McInnes
Yayınevi Springer
ISBN 9783540210627
Baskı yılı 2004
Sayfa sayısı 332
Ağırlık 0,79 kg
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Solar sailing - using the sun as a propellant - offers the possibility of low-cost long-distance missions that are impossible with conventional spacecraft. This first comprehensive book on this propulsion method provides a detailed account of solar sailin
Introduction to Solar Sailing.- Solar Radiation Pressure.- Solar Sail Design.- Solar Sail Orbital Dynamics.- Non-Keplerian Orbits.- Mission Application Case Studies.- Laser-driven Light Sails.