Call Us 080-41656200 (Mon-Sat: 10AM-8PM)
Free Shipping above Rs. 1499
Cash On Delivery*

Design of Yarkovsky Effect Payload for Near Earth Asteroid Mitigation

 

Marketed By :  LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing   Sold By :  Kamal Books International  
Delivery in :  10-12 Business Days

 

Check Your Delivery Options

 
Rs. 3,651

Availability: In stock

 
  • Product Description
 

Near Earth Asteroids (NEAs) pose as great of a threat as ever. This thesis looks into one innovative way of mitigating such threats through painting the surface of an asteroid such as Apophis using triboelectric dispensers, i.e. a space powder tube. Through the change of surface reflectivity from painting the surface white or black, the thermal distribution on the surface is thus changed which incurs a change in photon momentum radiation. This effectively creates a force which pushes the asteroid in a direction that alters its orbit to miss an Earth collision trajectory, i.e. altering the Yarkovsky effect. This thesis looks into the experiments and simulations necessary for constructing such a payload. The first mission implementing this design will be launched by 2020 to the NEA Apophis as the first test of this payload while a flight test in low earth orbit (LEO) will be conducted before then to confirm the operational status of the payload.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC56983
AuthorShen Ge
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages116
Publishing Year2012-01-19T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3846590140
Edition1 st
Book TypeIndustry & industrial studies
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-06-08 00:00:00
0 Review(s)