Spacecraft Charging Problems

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. Alan Rosen

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP008p1024

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II

How to Cite

Rosen, A. (1976) Spacecraft Charging Problems, in Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II (ed D. J. Williams), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP008p1024

Author Information

  1. Trw Defense and Space Systems Group, Redondo Beach, California 90278

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118659021

Online ISBN: 9781118669105

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Keywords:

  • Electron and proton flux;
  • Environmental conditions;
  • Geomagnetic substorms;
  • Jupiter encounter;
  • Magnetospheric plasma;
  • Spacecraft charging;
  • Spacecraft material;
  • Voltage stress levels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Environment Related Operational Problems

  • Analysis and control of Spacecraft Charging

  • Environmental Data

  • Material Parameters

  • Configuration and Orbital Parameters' Sheath Formation

  • Summary and Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements