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Solar-electric-propulsion cargo vehicles for split/sprint Mars mission

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Published by Dept. of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Blacksburg, Va, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicles -- Propulsion systems.,
  • Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-189983.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18059392M

    Since then, NASA has increasingly relied on solar electric propulsion for long-duration, deep-space robotic science and exploration missions to multiple destinations, the most recent being NASA’s Dawn mission. The Dawn mission, managed by JPL, surveyed the giant asteroid Vesta and the protoplanet, Ceres, between and NASA is developing a heavy-lift rocket known as the Space Launch System, shown in this artist’s conception. Spending in the category that includes the . An orbital propellant depot is a cache of propellant that is placed in orbit around Earth or another body to allow spacecraft or the transfer stage of the spacecraft to be fueled in space. It is one of the types of space resource depots that have been proposed for enabling infrastructure-based space exploration. Many different depot concepts exist depending on the type of fuel to be .


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In support of the proposed exploration of Mars, an unmanned cargo ferry SEMM1 (Solar Electric Mars Mission) has been designed. The vehicle is based on solar electric propulsion, and required to transport a cargo of 61, Solar-electric-propulsion cargo vehicles for split/sprint Mars mission book.

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[United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. Buy Solar Electric Propulsion for Mars Transport Vehicles (NASA Technical Memorandum) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Solar Electric Propulsion for Mars Transport Vehicles (NASA Technical Memorandum): H.B.

Curtis, and S.W. Alexander J.M. Hickman: : Books. In support of the proposed exploration of Mars, an unmanned cargo ferry SEMM1 (Solar Electric Mars Mission) was designed. The vehicle is based on solar electric propulsion, and required to transport a cargo of 61, kg.

The trajectory is a combination of spirals; first, out from LEO, then around the sun, then spiral down to low Mars orbit. The Mars SEP cargo mission Solar-electric-propulsion cargo vehicles for split/sprint Mars mission book need to use trades to determine the best power level for Solar-electric-propulsion cargo vehicles for split/sprint Mars mission book the timing of the cargo mission relative to the crew mission trip time and departure year.

Thus, any Mars architecture study needs to collaboratively analyze the Mars crew vehicle propulsion, the Mars mission payloads, SEP power and propulsion. Mars Formulation Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology Solar Electric Propulsion for Mars Mission Solar-electric-propulsion cargo vehicles for split/sprint Mars mission book Ryan Woolley, Austin Nicholas, Rob Lock, and Theresa Kowalkowski Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pre-Decisional: For planning and discussion purposes only.

Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) trajectories are shown for Mars missions between late and 1. Mission performance is presented as burn-out mass along contours of constant flight time. –Use SLS and other launch vehicles along with efficient in-space transportation to reduce cost and increase science mission and exploration capability •Near Term (next 5 years): 30 – 50kW SEP Vehicles for –Logistics in cis-lunar space –Larger scale robotic precursors (Asteroid Re-Direct Mission).

Combining Solar Electric Propulsion and Chemical Propulsion for Crewed Missions to Mars Tom Percy Melissa McGuire Tara Polsgrove Jacobs ESSSA Group/SAIC NASA NASA Odyssey Dr.

Brookpark Road M.S. MSFC, FP30 Huntsville, AL Cleveland, Ohio Huntsville, AL () Cited by: Finally, all the year round-trip SEP Cargo Vehicles have a lower IMLEO than the expendable Chemical (02/H2) Cargo Vehicle, although the high-TN Chemical system has a 1 Evaluation of High-Power Solar Electric Propulsion Using Advanced Ion, Hall, MPD, and PIT Thrusters for Lunar and Mars Cargo Missions Robert H.

Frisbee. 1 A Solar Electric Propulsion Cargo Vehicle to Support NASA Lunar Exploration Program IEPC Ronald Spores*and Jeff Monheiser† Aerojet Corporation, Redmond WA F uture Human Exploration requires high power solar electric propulsion vehicles to move cargo and humans beyond Low Earth Orbit, which requires large light weight arrays, high power processing, and robust ops in egregious SEP Project will develop and mature technologies primarily for transition to NASA Mission Directorates engaged in manned and.

Spacecraft with large arrays sometimes have deployed sizes that are much larger than the launch volumes; in this case, deployable arrays are used. Several. utilizing solar electric propulsion (SEP), the mass of the propulsion system and propellant can be reduced by up to 90 percent by augmenting the propellant with energy from the Sun.

As a result, SEP is a cost-efficient method to transport cargo to the deepest reaches of space. Lighter and Longer Mission Solutions. The automotive industry is waking up to the fact that hybrid electric vehicles could provide an answer to the ever-increasing need for lower-polluting and more fuel-efficient forms of personal transport.

This is the first book to give comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the hybrid vehicle design, from its power plant and energy storage systems, to supporting chassis 4/5(3). The Solar Electric Propulsion project is developing large solar arrays and high-power electric thrusters for an integrated in-space test-flight.

Compared with current conventional chemical propulsion systems, at launch it will weigh two times less and use four times less storage for the electricity produced, and will operate at radiation levels.

Conventional wisdom is that solar electric power (SEP) is only useful for unmanned missions to Mars. The assumed mission profile is a Mars transit stage being placed into LEO by conventional rockets and then slowly spiraling out from Earth to reach escape velocity and then accelerating to make a Hohmann minimum energy transfer to Mars.

In contrast, solar electric propulsion, for instance, might be perfect for the unmanned cargo mission. "For cargo, you can take your time and you can do things efficiently," Carpenter said. "We're. Aerospace Propulsion Systems is a unique book focusing on each type of propulsion system commonly used in aerospace vehicles today: rockets, piston aero engines, gas turbine engines, ramjets, and scramjets.

Thomas A. Ward introduces each system in detail, imparting an understanding of basic engineering principles, describing key functionality /5(3). Solar electric propulsion (SEP) refers to the combination of solar cells and electric thrusters to propel a spacecraft through outer space.

This technology has been exploited in a variety of spacecraft by the European Space Agency, the Japanese Space Agency, Indian Space Research Organisation and NASA. SEP has a significantly higher specific impulse than normal chemical. In support of the proposed exploration of Mars, an unmanned cargo ferry SEMM1 (Solar Electric Mars Mission) was designed.

The vehicle is based on solar. ELECTRIC PROPULSION FOR SPACE VEHICLES Paperback – by Marcus O'Day (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Author: Marcus O'Day. Propulsion The propulsion subsystem performed major maneuvers such as: trajectory correction maneuvers, which kept the spacecraft on the right path to Mars, and; Mars orbit insertion, which captured the spacecraft into orbit upon arrival at Mars.; The propulsion subsystem was also used to control the spacecraft's position, as a backup to the reaction wheels.

Successful demonstration of solar electric propulsion on the Deep Space 1 technology demonstration mission has paved the way for the use of this technology on future planetary missions.

Currently there is much interest in retrieving Mars surface samples for scientific exploration, as well as developing the technology to enable human missions to Cited by: A marriage of the tortoise and the hare may be the key to exploring the Solar System.

At least, that’s the belief of Nathan Strange, a mission formulation systems engineer at NASA's Jet. NASA has completed a preliminary mission and systems study of nuclear electric propulsion (NEP) systems for split-sprint' human exploration and related robotic cargo missions to Mars.

This paper describes the study, the mission architecture selected, the NEP system and technology development needs, proposed development schedules, and estimated. NASA is studying Solar Electric Propulsion in combination with Chemical propulsion for an “Evolved Mars” mission campaign to determine payload sizes for launch on SLS.

This is referred to as the EMC or Evolvable Mars campaign with Cargo and Crew “split” between different mission timeframes/trajectories. Using advanced Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technologies is an essential part of future missions into deep space with larger payloads.

The use of robotics and advanced SEP technologies like this concept of an SEP-based spacecraft during NASA mission to find, rendezvous, capture and relocate an asteroid to a stable point in the lunar vicinity offers more mission.

Background This report summarizes the results of an evaluation of a variety of advanced low thrust propulsion options for the cargo-delivery portion of a split-mission piloted Mars exploration scenario.

The propulsion options considered were solar sails. MWe class nuclear electric propulsion (NEP), WEe class solar electric propulsion (SEP), magnetic. NASA has completed a preliminary mission and systems study of nuclear electric propulsion (NEP) systems for “split‐sprint” human exploration and related robotic cargo missions to Mars.

This paper describes the study, the mission architecture selected, the NEP system and technology development needs, proposed development schedules, and estimated Cited by: Design Reference Mission was a continuation of the study performed by the NASA Mars Exploration Team, with the report published in June as an addendum to the study.

The stated purpose of the Reference Mission was to stimulate further thought and development of alternative approaches: "It is intended to identify and clarify system "drivers".

Mars split mission concept NASA plans to send bulky cargo and equipment to Mars via solar electric propulsion, with transit times of two to three years. Crew vehicles and habitat modules would be depart from lunar DRO using faster chemical rockets. The Phobos mission also relieves the pressure on the launch transportation systems because of reduced propellant mass required by not landing on Mars itself.

Mission scenario The Phobos expedition employs a "split/sprint" transportation scheme whereby a cargo vehicle carrying science equipment, crew return propellant, and Mars rovers would be Author: Robert L. Cataldo. Propulsion is a means of creating force leading to movement.

A propulsion system has a source of mechanical power (some type of engine or motor, muscles), and some means of using this power to.

@article{osti_, title = {A low-alpha nuclear electric propulsion system for lunar and Mars missions}, author = {Coomes, E P and Dagle, J E}, abstractNote = {The advantages of using electric propulsion are well-known in the aerospace community. The high specific impulse and, therefore, lower propellant requirements make it a very attractive propulsion option for the.

NASA was established insucceeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The new agency was to have a distinctly civilian orientation, encouraging peaceful applications in space science.

Since its establishment, most US space exploration efforts have been led by NASA, including the Apollo Moon landing missions, the Skylab space station, and Annual budget: US$ billion ().

Advanced solar electric propulsion will be needed for future human expeditions into deep space, including to Mars. Shown here is a kilowatt Hall thruster being evaluated at NASA's Glenn Author: Dc Agle. Solar Electric Propulsion.

NASA is advancing a plan to send a robotic orbiter to Mars in the early s, developing designs with five U.S. satellite makers for a mission to extend high. The committee thanked Mars Mission managers but asked to see more detail and definite plans on NASA’s current outline.

NASA has set a new launch opportunity, beginning May 5,for the InSight mission to Mars. InSight is the first mission dedicated to investigating the deep interior of Mars. The optimal crewed Mars mission is the so-called "Split-sprint" mission. This is when you send all the heavy equipment and other payload on an uncrewed relatively slow spacecraft.

Once it is confirmed as successfully arriving at low Mars orbit (and only if), you then dispatch the crewed mission in a relatively fast spacecraft (fast, to reduce. Aerojet – famous for being a pdf element of numerous launch vehicle and satellite propulsion systems – believe their Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technology can be .The ability to trade main vehicle impulse (main propellants) directly against power consumption or RCS impulse download pdf number of tank pressurization events is a capability that no existing vehicle presently has.

For example an unusual mission with a long duration must add hundreds of pounds of “mission peculiar kit” hardware because of the rigid.Solar Electric Propulsion Market Options ISP/Input Power ­‐ ­‐ mission realms (interplanetary, orbit transfer, high.