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Astronautical Engineering

Advances in Solar Sailing

Editors: Macdonald, Malcolm (Ed.)

  • Gives a  rapid snap-shot of the state-of-the art of solar sail technology across the globe, capturing flight programs, technology development programs and new technology and application concepts
  • Presents  contributions from all of the leading figures in the field, including NASA, JAXA, ESA & DLR as well as university and industry experts
  • Provides a unique reference point for the solar sail technology
  • Includes key contributions from the prospective users of solar sail technology, which will allow the technology to be considered by the user in this unique context
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This book presents the best contributions of the the Third International Symposium on Solar Sailing Glasgow, 11 – 13 June 2013. It is a rapid snap-shot of the state-of-the art of solar sail technology in 2013 across the globe, capturing flight programs, technology development programs and new technology and application concepts. The book contains contributions from all of the leading figures in the field, including NASA, JAXA, ESA & DLR as well as university and industry experts. It therefore provides a unique reference point for the solar sail technology. The book also includes key contributions from the prospective users of solar sail technology, which will allow the technology to be considered by the user in this unique context.

Table of contents (58 chapters)

  • An Overview of Solar Sail Related Activities at JAXA

    Kawaguchi, Junichiro

    Pages 3-14

  • An Overview of Solar Sail Propulsion within NASA

    Johnson, Les (et al.)

    Pages 15-23

  • Overview of IKAROS Mission

    Mori, Osamu (et al.)

    Pages 25-43

  • How IKAROS Shape is Designed: Attitude Stability of Spinning Solar Sail

    Tsuda, Yuichi

    Pages 45-56

  • Evaluation of Sail Mechanics of IKAROS on its Slow-Spin and Reverse-Spin Operation

    Shirasawa, Yoji (et al.)

    Pages 57-74

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.00
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Softcover $179.00
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  • Due: 15 de diciembre de 2016
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Solar Sailing
Editors
  • Malcolm Macdonald
Series Title
Astronautical Engineering
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-34907-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-34907-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-34906-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51204-3
Series ISSN
2365-9599
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 980
Number of Illustrations and Tables
383 illustrations in colour
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