Conference Paper HTV搭載導電性テザー実証実験(KITE)におけるテザー伸展停止用ブレーキの開発状況
Development status of braking mechanism for tether deployment stop on KITE mission

壹岐, 賢太郎  ,  河本, 聡美  ,  松本, 康司  ,  井上, 浩一  ,  桝田, 真喜夫  ,  木村, 卓也  ,  竹田, 順哉  ,  Iki, Kentaro  ,  Kawamoto, Satomi  ,  Matsumoto, Koji  ,  Inoue, Koichi  ,  Masuda, Makio  ,  Kimura, Takuya  ,  Takeda, Junya

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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has been investigating an active space debris removal system that employs highly efficient electrodynamic tether (EDT) technology for orbital transfer. To realize the active debris removal system, JAXA plans a test flight experiment of EDT utilizing the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV, Kounotori), which is called Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiments (KITE). In the KITE mission, 720m-long tether is deployed from HTV. A passive braking mechanism is utilized for smooth termination of tether deployment. The braking force and braking distance must be evaluated for estimating the behavior of on-orbit tether deployment. On-ground tests for braking mechanism and numerical simulation of tether deployment are conducted in order to evaluate the characteristic. In this paper, development status of the braking mechanism is presented.
会議情報: 第59回宇宙科学技術連合講演会(2015年10月7日-9日. かごしま県民交流センター), 鹿児島市, 鹿児島
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Physical characteristics: Original contains color illustrations

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