Ion propulsion for space flight.

  • 373 Pages
  • 0.31 MB
  • English
McGraw-Hill , New York
SeriesMcGraw;Hill series in missile and space technology
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL17516654M

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Ion Propulsion for Space Flight book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Designed to inform congress of proper space flight numbers 5/5. Ion Propulsion for space flight. [Ernst Stuhlinger] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

The first ion thrusters did not last very long, but the ion thruster on Deep Space 1 exceeded expectations and was used more t hours during a period of over 2 years.

The Ion propulsion for space flight. book thrusters being developed now are being designed to operate for 7 to 10 years. Find out more about ion propulsion: > Glenn Ion Propulsion Research and Development. April 6, The ion propulsion system on Deep Space 1 is the culmination of over 50 years of development on electric engine systems in ed on Oct.

24,Deep Space 1 will be the first spacecraft to actually use ion propulsion to reach another planetary body. Chapter 9: Flight Ion and Hall Thrusters Deep Space Communications and Navigation book series captured the deep-space propulsion and satellite station-keeping requires a much deeper understanding of the physics of electric thrusters.

The purpose of this book is to. An ion thruster or ion drive is a form of electric propulsion used for spacecraft creates thrust by accelerating ions using electricity. An ion thruster ionizes a neutral gas by extracting some electrons out of atoms, creating a cloud of positive ion thrusters rely mainly on electrostatics as ions are accelerated by the Coulomb force along an electric field.

Ion propulsion was proved on NASA's Deep Space 1 mission, which tested it and11 other technologies while journeying to an asteroid and a comet. Each of Dawn's three centimeter-diameter ( inch) ion thrust units is movable in two axes to allow for migration of. Theory of Aerospace Propulsion provides excellent coverage of aerospace propulsion systems, including propellers, nuclear rockets, and space propulsion.

The book's in-depth, quantitative treatment of the components of jet propulsion engines provides the tools for evaluation and component matching for optimal system performance. References to this book Scramjet Propulsion E.

Space Vehicle Design Michael D. Based on a great deal of original material, the text includes over figures, 5 color plates, and homework examples.

Selected pages Page xix. Ion propulsion for space flight. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Online version: Stuhlinger, Ernst, Ion propulsion for space flight.

New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Stuhlinger. This book provides an insight into the state-of-the-art in electric propulsion. An attempt is made to portray the technology in a logical fashion, starting with mission requirements.

Technology of the two dominant electric propulsion devices from basic physics through flight hardware is described. book "Wege zur Raumohiffahrt" () [3], probably the outstanding classic of rocketry and space travel. Ono chapter in thig book dca18 with electric propulsion.

In a labor book, ' 'Man into Space" (), the same ideas were taken up again and pregented in a similar form [ Oberth first described the old claggroom experiment where a. The text also considers a number of experiments, including the space-charge theory for ion beams, circular beam neutralization, and transient and steady state behavior in cesium ion beams.

The book is a good source of information for readers wanting to study electrostatic propulsion. The fourth section includes papers on flight testing of electric propulsion models, on vertical rocket probes, and on satellites, This section also discusses some advanced concepts in electric propulsion, such as air scooping during ascent through the atmosphere, systems design and optimization, and planetary and interplanetary missions.

Ion propulsion instead sends out charged particles or ions generated in the gap between two electrodes with a high voltage inbetween. The ions. InNASA’s Deep Space 1 (DS1), a mission that tested various advanced technologies for future interplanetary missions (and later, during in its first extended mission, acquired NASA’s first close-up pictures of the nucleus of a comet), became the first spacecraft to use ion propulsion as its primary propulsion source.

Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Propulsion: What is propulsion. The word is derived from two Latin words: pro meaning before or forwards and pellere meaning to sion means to push forward or drive an object forward.

A propulsion system is a machine that produces thrust to push an object forward. On airplanes, thrust is usually generated through some application of. Ion propulsion, long dreamed of in science fiction, is now used to send probes and spacecraft on long journeys through space.

NASA first began researching ion propulsion in the ’s. Ion propulsion for space flight by Ernst Stuhlinger,McGraw-Hill edition, in EnglishPages:   Frictionless space. It would also need to be big – some metres long and 12 metres in diameter – and powerful, requiring megawatts of power to generate just 1.

Ion propulsion, long dreamed of in science fiction, is now used to send probes and spacecraft on long journeys through space. NASA first began researching ion propulsion in the ’s.

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Mahon contributes a Book Review, Starlight, Starbright: Are Stars Conscious. by Professor Greg Matloff. Greg is known principally for his pioneering “Ion Propulsion for Space Flight” [3], while the physics of EP thrusters was first described comprehensively in a book by Robert Jahn in [5].

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Other possibilities include ion propulsion (accelerating nuclear ions with electricity, such as was done in the robotic Dawn spacecraft) or nuclear electric thrusters, which provide little thrust.

Launch System (SLS) and Orion flights would carry up the remaining elements for integration in cislunar space. FLIGHT SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT NEXT-C NASA’s Evolutionary Xenon Thruster (NEXT) is a 7-kW class gridded ion thruster (shown in Fig.

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4) that was initially developed from to under NASA’s In-Space Propulsion Technology. As more countries join the race to explore space, a NASA scientist has revealed a new propulsion method that could give his agency the edge.

Harry Pettit The Sun Octo am. Throughout most of the twentieth century, electric propulsion was considered the technology of the future. Now, the future has arrived. This important new book explains the fundamentals of electric propulsion for spacecraft and describes in detail the physics and characteristics of the two major electric thrusters in use today, ion and Hall thrusters.

The authors provide an introduction to Reviews: 3.ATLANTA, Ga. Quantum Dynamics Enterprises, Inc. announced the introduction of the first propellantless drive for space flight. The Centrifugal Impulse Drive (CID) utilizes a new form of propulsion where electricity is turned directly into thrust to propel the spacecraft without expelling any mass.An overview of orbital mechanics, rocket propellants, and rocket propulsion.

BASICS OF SPACE FLIGHT: Part I - Rocket Propellants. In this page we classify and describe the types of chemical propellants typically used in rocketry.

Included are tables listing the properties of the most frequently used fuels and oxidizers.