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Kruijff, M. (author)
Space tethers are cables that connect satellites or other endmasses in orbit. The emptiness of space and the near-weightlessness there make it possible to deploy very long and thin tethers. By exploiting basic principles of physics, tethers can provide propellantless propulsion and enable unique applications such as the provision of comfortable...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Kruijff, M. (author)
The faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Delft University of Technology is involved in several satellite projects, such as MiSat and Delfi-C3. Somewhat lesser known is the 2nd Young Engineers’ Satellite (YES2), which is due for launch in 2007 on the Foton-M3 mission. YES2 is now a full project of the European Space Agency (ESA), and is the...
journal article 2006