Mechanism for assembling antenna in space

Citation
Y. Suzuki et al., Mechanism for assembling antenna in space, IEEE AER EL, 37(1), 2001, pp. 254-265
Citations number
11
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Aereospace Engineering
Journal title
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AEROSPACE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
ISSN journal
0018-9251 → ACNP
Volume
37
Issue
1
Year of publication
2001
Pages
254 - 265
Database
ISI
SICI code
0018-9251(200101)37:1<254:MFAAIS>2.0.ZU;2-#
Abstract
The development of large and precise space antennas is one of the most impo rtant topics in constructing space infrastructures. We evaluated an approac h to assembling Large and accurate space antennas which uses space robots. The assembly mechanism was launched together with the ETS-VII, the first te lerobotic satellite from Japan, and its performance, including fully automa tic assembling, was verified, The assembling-type antenna and the results o f antenna assembly experiments are discussed.