Solar sail deployment experiment

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Shimose, Shigeru; 下瀬 滋;
  • Publisher: 宇宙航空研究開発機構
  • Journal: 平成18年度 宇宙航空研究開発機構 総合技術研究本部 宇宙科学研究本部 研究成果報告書=Report on Research Achievements for FY2006 Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Institute of Aerospace Technology, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency237-240 (issn: 1349-113X)
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  • Subject: ソーラーセイル | 薄膜 | 太陽放射 | polyimide | 太陽風 | solar sail | large space structure | 大型宇宙構造物 | 展開 | deployment | membrane structure | solar radiation | ポリイミド | solar wind | 膜構造物 | 遠心力 | thin film | 宇宙船設計、試験及び性能 | 月及び惑星探査 | centrifugal force | 機械工学
    arxiv: Physics::Space Physics | Physics::Popular Physics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Quantitative Biology::Other

Solar Sail move by receiving momentum of photons in sunlight. This paper presents results of some Spin-Stabilized Solar Sail deployment experiment. ISAS has successfully deployed, for the first time in the world, the polyimide Solar Sail taking advantage of centrifugal ... View more
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