Advances in Solar Sailing

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ISBN: 978-3-642-34906-5 (Print) 978-3-642-34907-2 (Online)

Table of contents (58 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Flight Programs

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      Pages 1-1

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      An Overview of Solar Sail Related Activities at JAXA

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      Pages 15-23

      An Overview of Solar Sail Propulsion within NASA

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      Pages 25-43

      Overview of IKAROS Mission

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      Pages 45-56

      How IKAROS Shape is Designed: Attitude Stability of Spinning Solar Sail

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      Pages 57-74

      Evaluation of Sail Mechanics of IKAROS on its Slow-Spin and Reverse-Spin Operation

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      Pages 75-93

      Attitude and Orbit Prediction of IKAROS in Actual Flight Operation

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      Pages 95-113

      NanoSail:D Orbital and Attitude Dynamics

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      Pages 115-126

      Sunjammer: A Solar Sail Demonstration

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      Pages 127-132

      Commercial Solar Sail Applications: Overview and Update on NASA’s Sunjammer Mission

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      Pages 133-151

      The Preliminary Design of the GOSSAMER-1 Solar Sail Membrane and Manufacturing Strategies

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      Pages 153-167

      Demonstrator Flight Missions at the Surrey Space Centre Involving Gossamer Sails

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      Pages 169-182

      ISS-Based Solar Sail Deployment Experiment “BMSTU-Sail”

  3. Mission Applications

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      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-200

      Magnetic Field Measurements from a Solar Sail Platform with Space Weather Applications

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      Pages 201-210

      Solar Wind Analyser (SWAN) for the Sunjammer Solar Sail Mission

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      Pages 211-226

      Gossamer Roadmap Technology Reference Study for a Multiple NEO Rendezvous Mission

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      Pages 227-242

      Gossamer Roadmap Technology Reference Study for a Sub-L1 Space Weather Mission

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      Pages 243-257

      Gossamer Roadmap Technology Reference Study for a Solar Polar Mission

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      Pages 259-268

      SOLARIS: Solar Sail Investigation of the Sun

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      Pages 269-288

      A Fractionated Space Weather Base at L5 using CubeSats and Solar Sails

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      Pages 289-308

      Design and Trade-offs of a Pole-Sitter Mission

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