By Malcolm Macdonald

ISBN-10: 3642349064

ISBN-13: 9783642349065

ISBN-10: 3642349072

ISBN-13: 9783642349072

This publication offers the easiest contributions of the the 3rd foreign Symposium on sun crusing Glasgow, eleven – thirteen June 2013. it's a fast snap-shot of the state-of-the paintings of sunlight sail know-how in 2013 around the globe, shooting flight courses, know-how improvement courses and new expertise and alertness strategies. The e-book includes contributions from all the best figures within the box, together with NASA, JAXA, ESA & DLR in addition to collage and specialists. It as a result offers a different reference element for the sun sail know-how. The booklet additionally contains key contributions from the potential clients of sun sail know-how, on the way to permit the know-how to be thought of via the person during this targeted context.

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The normaal operation was w conducted for full succeess. IKAROS entered its extended operation phaase at the begiinning of 20111. A. Initiaal Operation Summ mary of the iniitial operation n is as follows . 5 rrpm) June 10, 22010: Solar poower generation through thhin film solar cells c June 14, 22010: 1st sepaaration cameraa experiment June 16-118, 2010: Spinn down (=> 1 rpm) June 19: 22nd separationn camera expeeriment June 21-225, 2010: Starrt up of option nal equipmentss June 29, 22010: Transitiion to normal operation Overview of IKAROS Mission 33 From May 26 to June 9, 2010, the membraane was deployed.

G It is also the world’s first actual solar sail flyingg an interplan f netary voyage as shown in Fig. 2. IKAR ROS is not hybrid prropulsion systeem, because ion propulsionn engine is nott mounted. Th his paper preseents the summ mary of the developm ment and operaation of IKAR ROS. Fig. 1 Advaanced solar power sail miission. p II. Fig. 2 misssion. IKAROS I IK KAROS Miission ROS mission aare summarizeed as follows; The suuccess criteriaa of the IKAR (1) Deplooyment of Larrge Membranee Sail -Deploym similar mechanical deevice and proccedures to ment and Expaansion of a Large Membraane in space using u m those in A Advanced Solar Power Sail craft.

B) Picturees taken afterr first stage d deployment by b monitor camera 1 (Junee 10, 2010). Second stage deployment. d S Fig. 2 0          V[V] Fig. 166 (June 100, 2010). Observed c d power geneeration by thin film solar cells 36 Osamu Mori et al. a) Firstt separation camera (Junee 14, 2010). c Fig. 17 b)Second separation caamera (June 19, 2010). Picturees shot by sep paration cam meras. mal Operation n B. Norm After the initial opeeration, the no The pphoton accelerration was ormal operatioon was condu ucted for full success.

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