Accession Number:

AD0804111

Title:

FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AN ION-PROPELLED MARS ORBITER/LANDER SPACECRAFT WITH SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER. VOLUME III. SPACECRAFT DESIGN.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. Mar-Sep 65,

Corporate Author:

XEROX ELECTRO-OPTICAL SYSTEMS PASADENA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

232.0

Abstract:

Volume III describes the craft design and its interfaces with the launch vehicle and lander. Selection and analysis of subsystems include the structure, power, attitude control, telecommunications, and scientific payload. System integration discussion includes mass distribution, thermal analysis, mechanisms, deployment, mission profile and system operation. The conceptual design and weight summary for a baseline craft are given, together with comparison with the basic Voyager design.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE