Fast Solar Sailing: Astrodynamics of Special Sailcraft Trajectories

Fast Solar Sailing Astrodynamics of Special Sailcraft Trajectories The range of solar sailing is very vast it is a fully in space means of propulsion that should allow us to accomplish various mission classes that are literally impossible using rocket propulsion no

  • Title: Fast Solar Sailing: Astrodynamics of Special Sailcraft Trajectories
  • Author: Giovanni Vulpetti
  • ISBN: 9789400747760
  • Page: 387
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The range of solar sailing is very vast it is a fully in space means of propulsion that should allow us to accomplish various mission classes that are literally impossible using rocket propulsion, no matter if nuclear or electric Fast and very fast solar sailings are special classes of sailcraft missions, initially developed only in the first half of the 1990s and stillThe range of solar sailing is very vast it is a fully in space means of propulsion that should allow us to accomplish various mission classes that are literally impossible using rocket propulsion, no matter if nuclear or electric Fast and very fast solar sailings are special classes of sailcraft missions, initially developed only in the first half of the 1990s and still evolving, especially after the latest advances in nanotechnology This book describes how to plan, compute and optimize the trajectories of sailcraft with speeds considerably higher than 100 km s such sailcraft would be able to explore the outer heliosphere, the near interstellar medium and the solar gravitational lens 550 800 astronomical units in times significantly shorter than the span of an average career 35 years , just to cite a few examples The scientific interest in this type of exploration is huge.

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    1. Giovanni Vulpetti

      Les Johnson is the co author of three published popular science books, Living Off the Land in Space, Solar Sails, and Paradise Regained The Regreening of Earth His first science fiction novel, Back to the Moon, was published in December 2010 by Baen Les is the Deputy Manager for NASAs Advanced Concepts Office at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville He was technical consultant for the movie, Lost in Space NPR, CNN, Fox News, The Science Channel and The Discovery Channel have all interviewed him He appeared on the Discovery Science Channel in their Exodus Earth series and the How to Build A Starship episode of Michio Kaku s 2010 Discovery Science Channel Series Physics of the Impossible He was the Chief Scientist for the ProSEDS space experiment, twice received NASAs Exceptional Achievement Medal, and holds 3 space technology patents He has numerous peer reviewed publications and was published in Analog.

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