Advances in Solar Sailing

  • Malcolm Macdonald

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Also part of the Astronautical Engineering book sub series (ASTROENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Flight Programs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Les Johnson, Grover A. Swartzlander, Alexandra Artusio-Glimpse
      Pages 15-23
    3. Osamu Mori, Yoji Shirasawa, Yuya Mimasu, Yuichi Tsuda, Hirotaka Sawada, Takanao Saiki et al.
      Pages 25-43
    4. Yuichi Tsuda, IKAROS Demonstration Team
      Pages 45-56
    5. Yoji Shirasawa, Osamu Mori, Nobukatsu Okuizumi, Yasutaka Satou, Ayumu Yamasaki, Hiroshi Furuya et al.
      Pages 57-74
    6. Yuya Mimasu, Yoji Shirasawa, Katsuhide Yonekura, Osamu Mori, Takanao Saiki, Yuichi Tsuda et al.
      Pages 75-93
    7. Andrew F. Heaton, Brent F. Faller, Chelsea K. Katan
      Pages 95-113
    8. Nathan C. Barnes, William C. Derbes, Charles J. Player, Benjamin L. Diedrich
      Pages 115-126
    9. V. Lappas, J. Fernandez, L. Visagie, O. Stohlman, A. Viquerat, G. Prassinos et al.
      Pages 153-167
    10. Vera Mayorova, Alexander Popov, Nikolay Nerovnyy, Dmitry Rachkin, Stepan Tenenbaum
      Pages 169-182
  3. Mission Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Jonathan P. Eastwood, Patrick Brown, Tim M. Oddy, Barry J. Whiteside, Peter Fox, Nasir Adeli et al.
      Pages 185-200
    3. D. O. Kataria, Mark Hailey, Hubert Hu
      Pages 201-210
    4. Bernd Dachwald, Hermann Boehnhardt, Ulrich Broj, Ulrich R. M. E. Geppert, Jan-Thimo Grundmann, Wolfgang Seboldt et al.
      Pages 211-226
    5. Colin R. McInnes, Volker Bothmer, Bernd Dachwald, Ulrich R. M. E. Geppert, Jeannette Heiligers, Alan Hilgers et al.
      Pages 227-242
    6. M. Macdonald, C. McGrath, T. Appourchaux, B. Dachwald, W. Finsterle, L. Gizon et al.
      Pages 243-257

About this book


Hosted by the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory within the
department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the University of Strathclyde, the third International Symposium on Solar Sailing was held in McCance Building at 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, between 11 and 13 June 2013. The symposium attracted over 90 delegates from19 different counties, bringing together international experts from across the globe to discuss funded solar sail flight programs alongside on-going technology development and testing programs. The symposium also provided a forum for the discussion of enabling technologies, new application concepts, materials and structural concepts, space environmental effects, dynamics, navigation, control, and much more. This volume contains the unabridged symposium proceedings, in the gathered experts own words. As symposium chair, I thank our partners at Scottish Enterprise and L’Garde, Inc., the symposium’s gold sponsor, for their support in realising this symposium.


Advanced Propulsion Advanced Space Concepts Glasgow, 11 – 13 June 2013 Solar Sail Space Science Space Technology Third International Symposium on Solar Sailing

Editors and affiliations

  • Malcolm Macdonald
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical & Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-34906-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-34907-2
  • About this book