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Solar electric power system analyses for Mars surface missions

Solar electric power system analyses for Mars surface missions

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Cleveland, Ohio], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas W. Kerslake and Lisa L. Kohout.
SeriesNASA/TM -- 1999-209288., NASA technical memorandum -- 209288.
ContributionsKohout, Lisa L., NASA Glenn Research Center.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17591732M
OCLC/WorldCa42970378

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Get this from a library. Solar electric power system analyses for Mars surface missions. [Thomas W Kerslake; Lisa L Kohout; NASA Glenn Research Center.]. ⇒ Tom Kerslake, "Solar Electric Power System Analyses for Mars Surface Missions," ⇒ Robert Cataldo, "Power Requirements for NASA Mars Design Reference Architecture ," ⇒ Mars landing site concept animation, "Mars Exploration Zones," ⇒ Michelle Rucker, “Human Mars Mission Power Architectures,” Space Power Workshop.

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Abstract. This paper reviews the technology options for a fission-based electric propulsion system for interstellar precursor missions. To achieve a total {Delta}V of more than km/s in less than a decade of thrusting with an electric propulsion system of 10,s Isp requires a specific mass for the power system of less than 35 kg/runrevlive.com by: 7.

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Figure 4. α Centauri A planetary. LIGHTWEIGHT, HIGH-TEMPERATURE RADIATOR FOR IN-SPACE NUCLEAR-ELECTRIC POWER AND PROPULSION SEPTEMBER BRIANA N. TOMBOULIAN, B.S., SMITH COLLEGE Ph.D., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST Directed by: Professor Robert W. Hyers The desire to explore deep space destinations with high-power and high-speed space+craft inspired this work.An overnight habitat for expanding lunar surface exploration Samuel S.

Schreinera,n, Timothy P mass, volume, and power analyses of each subsystem are integrated to generate a total system mass of kg and a volume of L, both of which can be accommodated on the (ECLSS) on the lunar rover, a solar shield and a roll-out solar power.Surface rover: A semi-autonomous roving vehicle, steerable from Earth, deployed on the surface of a planet or other body, taking images and soil analyses for telemetering back to Earth.

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