Spacecraft reflectors thermomechanical analysis
1 Tomsk Polytechnic University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
2 Scientific Research Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics of Tomsk State University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
3 The JSC “Academician M.F. Reshetnev “Information Satellite Systems”, Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region 662972, Russia
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Published online: 20 January 2015
In this article, thermo-mechanical analysis results of the composite reflectors for the use on the geostationary Earth orbit possibility studies are described. The behavior of two different space reflector structures manufactured on composite materials is investigated. The estimates of reflecting surfaces RMS deviations for the two extreme cases orbital inclinations are presented.
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