Volume 30 2013

Fast Solar Sailing

Astrodynamics of Special Sailcraft Trajectories

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4776-0 (Print) 978-94-007-4777-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIX

  2. A Review of Rocket Spacecraft Trajectories

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-32

      Some General Rocket Features

  3. Sailing in Space Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 35-64

      The Sun as Power Source for Spaceflight

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 65-92

      Sailcraft Concepts

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-122

      Solar Sails in Interplanetary Environment

  4. Sailcraft Trajectories

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 125-164

      Fundamentals of Sailcraft Trajectory

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 165-254

      Modeling Light-Induced Thrust

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 255-319

      The Theory of Fast Solar Sailing

  5. Advanced Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 321-321

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 323-377

      Approach to SPS Trajectory Optimization

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 379-398

      Advanced Features in Solar-Photon Sailing

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    Book Chapter

    Pages E1-E2

    Fast Solar Sailing

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 399-407