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Title: Bringing an effective solar sail design toward TRL 6
Authors: West, John
Reinert, Rich
Belvin, Keith
Pappa, Richard
Keywords: solar sail
Issue Date: Jul-2003
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2003.
Citation: 39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, AL, July 20-23, 2003
Abstract: This document outlines the accomplishments of a Phase 1 effort to advance the technology readiness level of the concept from 3 toward a TRL of 6. The Phase 1 effort, the first of three proposed phases, addressed the design of the solar sail, its application to several missions currently under review at NASA, and developed a ground test plan to bring the technology toward a TRL of 6.
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