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Pinardell Pons, Aleix (author), Noomen, R. (author)
GTO objects can potentially collide with operative satellites in LEO and GEO protected regions. Internationally accepted debris mitigation guidelines require that these objects exit these protected regions within 25 years, e.g. by re-entering and burning up in Earth's atmosphere. In this paper, an inventory of the GTO debris generated from...
journal article 2019
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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