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In-Space Propulsion for Science and ExplorationThis paper presents viewgraphs on the development of In-Space Propulsion Technologies for Science and Exploration. The topics include: 1) In-Space Propulsion Technology Program Overview; 2) In-Space Propulsion Technology Project Status; 3) Solar Electric Propulsion; 4) Next Generation Electric Propulsion; 5) Aerocapture Technology Alternatives; 6) Aerocapture; 7) Advanced Thermal Protection Systems Developed and Being Tested; 8) Solar Sails; 9) Advanced Chemical Propulsion; 10) Momentum Exchange Tethers; and 11) Momentum-exchange/electrodynamic reboost (MXER) Tether Basic Operation.
Document ID
20040084233
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Authors
Bishop-Behel, Karen
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Johnson, Les
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2004
Subject Category
Spacecraft Propulsion And Power
Meeting Information
Meeting: National Space and Missile Materials Symposium
Location: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
Start Date: June 21, 2004
End Date: June 25, 2004
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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