Evaluation of Propulsion Systems for Satellite End-Of-Life De.Orbiting
Burkhardt, H. and Sippel, M. and Krülle, G. and Janovsky, R. and Kassebom, M. and Lübberstedt, H. and Romberg, O. and Fritsche, B. HTG, Katlenburg-Lindau), (2002) Evaluation of Propulsion Systems for Satellite End-Of-Life De.Orbiting. In: AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, pp. 1-11. 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN, 7 - 10 July 2002.
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Active post-mission disposal of space structures will have an increased importance in the future in order to keep the Earth orbit in an acceptable condition for the safe operation of manned and unmanned missions. In a European Space Agency study jointly performed by industry and the German Aerospace Center, propulsive end-of-life de-orbiting concepts are elaborated. Two options, a direct, controlled deorbit as well as a transfer to a limited lifetime orbit are considered. The suitability of various propulsion system options is assessed based on a set of evaluation criteria. These parameters are not limited to a mere comparison of the propulsion system but cover the impact on the entire satellite system as a whole. The assessment strategy is demonstrated by the example of reference satellites.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||LIDO-Berichtsjahr=2002, monograph_id=AIAA 2002-4208,|
|Title:||Evaluation of Propulsion Systems for Satellite End-Of-Life De.Orbiting|
|Journal or Publication Title:||AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-11|
|Event Title:||38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN, 7 - 10 July 2002|
|Organizer:||American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Space|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||E -- no assignement|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Space Propulsion|
|Deposited By:||Monika Lohmiller|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2005|
|Last Modified:||06 Jan 2010 13:57|
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