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Electrolysis propulsion for spacecraft applications

Electrolysis propulsion for spacecraft applications

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Cleveland, Ohio], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electrolysis.,
  • Propulsion system performance.,
  • Technology utilization.,
  • Thrust chambers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWim A. de Groot ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 113157.
    ContributionsDeGroot, Wim A., Lewis Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15539872M

    Propulsion systems for spacecraft are used to accelerate the spacecraft for orbit-insertion, station keeping, or attitude control. Moog provides components and subsystems for chemical, electric and cold gas propulsion and designs, develops and manufactures complete chemical propulsion systems.   The propulsion system uses power provided by the spacecraft’s solar arrays to operate the miniature water electrolysis system. The demonstration will test propulsion performance through programmed changes in spacecraft velocity and altitude executed by the water-fueled thrusters.

      I'm working in the Aerospace industry and for me there are only two books on the subject that I use for unclassified reference litterature - this book and "Rocket Propulsion Elements" by C. Sutton. This book covers almost everything on the preliminary design level of a rocket propulsion system. Except for the typing errors this book is s: 5.   This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space science. The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, with each chapter authored by a recognized expert in the s:

      Efficient and affordable propulsion systems. Accion Systems Inc. of Boston, $ million: The first interplanetary CubeSats, NASA’s MarCO-A and B, used a set of cold gas thrusters for attitude. Covering the various aspects of this fast-evolving field, this comprehensive book includes the fundamentals and a comparison of current applications, while focusing on the latest, novel achievements and future directions. The introductory chapters explore the thermodynamic and electrochemical processes to better understand how electrolysis cells work, and how these can be .


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Electrolysis propulsion has been recognized over the last several decades as a viable option to meet many satellite and spacecraft propulsion requirements. This technology, however, was never used. Electrolysis propulsion has been recognized over the last several decades as a viable option to meet many satellite and spacecraft propulsion requirements.

This technology, however, was never used for in-space missions. In the same time frame, water based fuel cells have flown in a number of missions. Electrolysis propulsion for spacecraft applications. Wim de Groot, Lynn Arrington, James McElroy, Fred Mitlitsky, Andrew Weisberg, Preston Carter, II, Blake Myers, Brian Reed, Wim de Groot, Lynn Arrington, James McElroy, Fred Mitlitsky, Andrew Weisberg, Preston Carter, II.

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