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Spacecraft for Hypervelocity Impact Research – An Overview of Capabilities, Constraints and the Challenges of Getting There

Grundmann, Jan Thimo and Dachwald, Bernd and Grimm, Christian and Kahle, Ralph and Koch, Aaron and Krause, Christian and Lange, Caroline and Quantius, Dominik and Ulamec, Stephan (2015) Spacecraft for Hypervelocity Impact Research – An Overview of Capabilities, Constraints and the Challenges of Getting There. In: The 13th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium proceedings (Procedia Engineering), 103, pp. 151-158. Elsevier. The 13th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium, 26.-30. Apr. 2015, Boulder, Colorado, USA. DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2015.04.021 ISSN 1877-7058

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Abstract

We present an introductory overview of the capabilities, constraints and challenges to be taken into account in the design of space missions for HVI research and application, focusing on related planetary defence applications, small spacecraft approaches, using our activities and projects as examples. Large lightweight deployable structure applications are discussed, for large-scale photovoltaic arrays in advanced solar-electric propulsion missions, and for solar sailing as a non-fuel-constrained method of achieving high-energy or retrograde orbit and multiple target missions. Small asteroid landers are discussed as vehicles for precursor exploration of impact target asteroids, precision target orbit determination, and for impact process monitoring that also can be deployed from sail-based missions.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/103075/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Spacecraft for Hypervelocity Impact Research – An Overview of Capabilities, Constraints and the Challenges of Getting There
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Grundmann, Jan Thimojan.grundmann (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8809-0981
Dachwald, Bernddachwald (at) fh-aachen.deUNSPECIFIED
Grimm, Christianchristian.grimm (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Kahle, Ralphralph.kahle (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Koch, Aaronaaron.koch (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Krause, ChristianDLR-Köln, christian.krause (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Lange, Carolinecaroline.lange (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Quantius, DominikDominik.Quantius (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Ulamec, StephanDLR-Köln, stephan.ulamec (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:18 May 2015
Journal or Publication Title:The 13th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium proceedings (Procedia Engineering)
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
In DOAJ:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Volume:103
DOI :10.1016/j.proeng.2015.04.021
Page Range:pp. 151-158
Publisher:Elsevier
Series Name:Procedia Engeneering
ISSN:1877-7058
Status:Published
Keywords:small spacecraft; planetary defence; asteroid lander; solar sail; high velocity impact
Event Title:The 13th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium
Event Location:Boulder, Colorado, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:26.-30. Apr. 2015
Organizer:Hypervelocity Impact Society
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Project MASCOT (old), R - Projekt ROSETTA Lander, R - Projekt Entfaltungstechnologie Solar Sail (old)
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Satellitensysteme
Institute of Space Systems > Explorationssysteme
Space Operations and Astronaut Training > User center for space experiments (MUSC)
Institute of Space Systems > Systemanalyse Raumsegmente
Space Operations and Astronaut Training > Space Flight Technology
Deposited By: Grundmann, Jan Thimo
Deposited On:12 Feb 2016 12:25
Last Modified:01 Nov 2017 10:14

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