Chapter 4. Satellite Hardware

  1. Anil K. Maini and
  2. Varsha Agrawal

Published Online: 30 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057902.ch4

Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications

Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Maini, A. K. and Agrawal, V. (2006) Satellite Hardware, in Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470057902.ch4

Author Information

  1. Laser Science and Technology Centre, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 1 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470033357

Online ISBN: 9780470057902

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Keywords:

  • satellite hardware;
  • satellite subsystems;
  • carbon fibre tubing and honeycomb panels;
  • unified propulsion system (UPS);
  • thermal control subsystem;
  • power supply subsystem;
  • tracking, telemetry and command (TT&C) subsystem;
  • antenna subsystem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Satellite Subsystems

  • Mechanical Structure

  • Propulsion Subsystem

  • Thermal Control Subsystem

  • Power Supply Subsystem

  • Attitude and Orbit Control

  • Tracking, Telemetry and Command Subsystem

  • Payload

  • Antenna Subsystem

  • Further Reading

  • Glossary