Solar Blade

Solar Blade
Name Solar Blade
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 5 kg
Status cancelled
Organisation Carnegie Mellon University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Develop the first spacecraft to utilize solar radiation pressure for attitude and orbit control.

Description

Develop and fly the first spacecraft which utilizes solar radiation pressure as its only means of enabling attitude precession, spin rate change and orbital velocity changes.

Sources [1]
Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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