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A study of structural concepts for ultralightweight spacecraft, final report
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||by Richard K. Miller, Karl Knapp, John M. Hedgepeth|
|Series||NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-175765|
|Contributions||Knapp, Karl, Hedgepeth, John M, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration|
|The Physical Object|
Understand the Space Environment and the Engineering Behind Satellites, Launchers and Spacecraft Systems ( ratings) Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure . These spacecraft are driven by a combination of chemical rockets, low-thrust ion drives and gravity-assisted trajectories — including so-called "slingshot maneuvers" around the sun or large.
This book is drawn from the author's years of experience in spacecraft design, culminating in his leadership of the Magellan Venus orbiter spacecraft design from concept through launch. The book also benefits from his years of teaching spacecraft design at University of Colorado at Boulder and from its use as a popular home study short course. build a spacecraft than to launch it to low Earth orbit (LEO). Unless spacecraft costs are re-duced, even dramatic reductions in launch costs will have only a small effect on total spacecraft program costs. This Background Paper reviews four possible approaches to spacecraft design that have been proposed to reduce total spacecraft program costs.
The report was a product of the RAND Corporation from to that represented the principal publication documenting and transmitting RAND's major research findings and final research. Permission is given to duplicate this electronic document for personal use only, as . Annotation This new book is drawn from the author's years of experience in spacecraft design, culminating in his leadership of the Magellan Venus orbiter spacecraft design from concept through launch. The book also benefits from his years of teaching spacecraft design at University of Colorado at Boulder and as a popular home study short course for s: 1.
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