Controlling spacecraft by means of solar radiation

E. N. Chumachenko, R. R. Nazirov, D. U. Dunhem, A. N. Fedorenko

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The possibility of using solar sails in Earth orbit is investigated. The characteristic parameters of a solar sail consisting of six spheres attached by mutually orthogonal long rods are estimated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-249
Number of pages6
JournalCosmic Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2014
Externally publishedYes


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