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US20110278399 PANEL TYPE ARTIFICIAL SATELLITE AND ARTIFICIAL SATELLITE SYSTEM THEREWITH  
An artificial satellite system 200 comprises at least two panel type artificial satellites 100 closely connected with a plurality kind of multi networks and the minimum necessary essential tools...
US20110156498 Power Generating and Distribution System and Method  
A system and method of generating and distributing power includes one or more microwave power transmitters at locations on Earth adjacent natural fuel or power resources such as natural gas, oil,...
US20120205492 Satellite Having Multiple Aspect Ratios  
A high capacity satellite having multiple aspect ratios is configured to have at least two modules. Each module includes a first panel and a third panel facing, in an on-orbit configuration,...
US20130146714 Method and System for Controlling a Set of At Least Two Satellites, Designed to Provide a Service on a Geostationary Orbit, Rendering Said Service on a Non-Geostationary Orbit  
A method is provided for controlling a set of at least two satellites, designed to provide a service on a geostationary orbit, rendering said service on a non-geostationary orbit, in which means...
US20120234980 POLYGONAL SUPPORT STRUCTURE  
A polygonal support structure is disclosed herein. The polygonal support structure has a plurality of rigid segments configured to be joined at longitudinal ends by a joint affixed to at least one...
US20110210208 TECHNIQUE FOR DE-ORBITING SMALL DEBRIS FROM THE NEAR-EARTH SPACE ENVIRONMENT  
System and method for inducing rapid reentry of orbital debris including determining a spatial extent of the orbital debris, and deploying dust to the orbital debris to enhance the drag on the...
US20120068018 ORBITAL DEBRIS MITIGATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Fiber-based debris interceptors are used to intercept and/or contain space debris. The debris interceptors may be made up of fibers that are formed in space from a material supply on a space...
US20080111031 Deployable flat membrane structure  
A truss structure for supporting a membrane that is to be deployed in space, where the truss structure maintains the membrane sufficiently flat with uniform tension. The truss structure includes a...
US20120286098 STABILIZATION OF UNSTABLE SPACE DEBRIS  
Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of altering the stability of unstable space debris. In some embodiments, the method further comprises changing the orbit of the unstable space...
US20120210852 METHOD FOR LAUNCHING NAVAL MINES  
An air-based vertical launch system is described by means of which ballistic missile defense can be achieved effectively from a large aircraft. A method for ensuring safe missile egress is...
US20120241562 Space Debris Removal  
A method comprises removing space debris having a relatively low ballistic coefficient by hastening orbital decay of the debris. A transient gaseous cloud is created at an altitude of at least 100...
US20060180707 Spacecrafts sculpted by solar beam and protected with diamond skin in space  
The invention discloses employment of artificial glass and obsidian as construction materials for structures of spacecrafts and for structures on the outer celestial bodies. The pre-designed shape...
US20120286097 METHOD FOR CLEARING SPACE DEBRIS  
Disclosed is a method for clearing space debris in geocentric orbit, wherein, in geocentric orbit, a spatial region having a greater resistive force than atmosphere in the geocentric orbit is...
US20080149777 Piggyback equipment panel payload arrangement, a device for and method of attaching a hosted secondary piggyback payload and adapter to be used for a piggyback secondary payload arrangement for launching the piggyback equipment panel secondary  
The invention relates to piggyback secondary payloads, a device for and a method of attaching piggyback secondary payloads, including a primary satellite and at least one secondary payload, such...
US20100001141 Device for Controlling the Heat Flows in a Spacecraft and Spacecraft Equipped with Such a Device  
A device for controlling heat flow in a spacecraft which always has the same face facing towards the earth, a pair of mutually parallel opposed North and South faces perpendicular to the...
US20080149776 Piggyback satellite payload arrangement, a device for and method of attaching a piggyback satellite payload and adapter to be used for a piggyback satellite payload arrangement for launching the piggyback satellite  
The invention relates to a piggyback satellite, a device for and a method of attaching piggyback satellites with multiple payloads, including a primary satellite and at least one secondary...
US20110260006 Nejat kinematics and kinetics expansions spacecraft  
This project is related to the inventor, Cyrus Nejat, previous patent Application Number: U.S. Ser. No. 12/011,127. In this study, the main discussion emphasizes on building a spacecraft based on...
US20120104175 Space-based anti-missile defensive system (SAMS)  
This invention presents a missile defensive system based on existing technology in which numerous non-explosive, meteor-like projectiles are launched in a shotgun manner from an orbiting space...
US20130175400 Extending the Schwarzschild Derivation to a Pseudo-Spherical Space-time  
This invention explains what anti-matter and black holes really are and how they can be used in a space ship to achieve space travel.
US20150048212 UNSTEADY AERODYNAMICS MITIGATION FOR MULTI-BODY AEROSPACE APPARATUS  
A multi-body aerospace apparatus includes a first aerospace body, a second aerospace body, and a flow separation member. The second aerospace body is attached adjacent to the first aerospace body...
US20070285304 TARGET ORBIT MODIFICATION VIA GAS-BLAST  
The gas blast from a directed rocket motor transfers an impulse vector to a space target object thereby altering the target's orbit. Preceding the gas blast, a lower level of rocket exhaust may be...
US20080265099 Multi-Functional Annular Fairing for Coupling Launch Abort Motor to Space Vehicle  
An annular fairing having aerodynamic, thermal, structural and acoustic attributes couples a launch abort motor to a space vehicle having a payload of concern mounted on top of a rocket propulsion...
US20070029446 Modular platform architecture for satellites  
A method for implementing a modular platform for the construction of satellites and other spacecraft based on modular platform architecture, the method comprising: (a) identifying a plurality of...
US20120080562 LANDING DEVICE FOR A SPACE PROBE, AND LANDING METHOD FOR A PROBE PROVIDED WITH SUCH A DEVICE  
A space probe including a descent module with a mobile exploration vehicle, wherein the descent module is a landing module inside which the mobile exploration vehicle is fastened, the landing...
US20070063104 Space manufacturing module system and method  
A space based manufacturing system including a control module and a manufacturing module. The manufacturing module contains the tools required for automated processing of materials into finalized...
US20070235592 Minimum time or thrust separation trajectory for spacecraft emergency separation  
A method and apparatus for separating a first spacecraft from a rotating second spacecraft within a separation corridor having a trailing boundary surface is disclosed. The method and apparatus...
US20070181749 Payload launching system  
A system for launching a payload has a rotating flywheel that accelerates a traditionally designed rocket to a significant speed. Rotational energy from the flywheel is transferred in the form of...
US20130099059 SATELLITE HAVING A SIMPLIFIED, STREAMLINED, AND ECONOMICAL STRUCTURE, AND METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING SAME  
The invention relates to a satellite having a structure that includes a circular launching interface ring and at least two main planar apparatus-holding walls that are substantially parallel to...
US20110114792 Sky station  
Sky station structure comprises circle center core structure and circle outer Ring structure which comprises multi floor section levels. Major center core structure center elevator provide...
US20130299642 Multifunctional Controller for a Satellite  
A multifunctional controller includes an onboard computer (OBC) and a power supply unit (PCDU) of a satellite. The controller includes reconfiguration functions for monitoring the correct...
US20100038490 METHOD, SATELLITE, AND A SYSTEM OR AN ARRANGEMENT WITH AT LEAST ONE SATELLITE FOR DETECTING NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL OBJECTS, AND THE USE THEREOF IN THE EXECUTION OF SAID METHOD  
The invention relates to a method, a satellite, and a system or an arrangement with at least one satellite for detecting flying objects that are located in the vicinity of a planet, planetoid or...
US20050230557 Zero-G emulating testbed for spacecraft control system  
The present invention provides an emulation system having a control system that allows the testing of a satellite control system with all of its hardware in place, i.e. fully integrated. The...
US20080173765 Airframe structure of an aircraft or spacecraft  
The present invention provides an airframe structure of an aircraft or spacecraft, with: a hollow body section which can be subjected to an internal pressure; a membrane arrangement which has at...
US20110127382 Sky/space elevators  
Sky/Space elevators structure comprises circle cylindrical structure provide multi floor Section levels. major center structure of center elevator provide transportations from Bottom cockpit...
US20110309200 Apparatus, Satellite and Method for Trapping High-Speed Particles  
An apparatus for trapping high-speed particles, such as space debris, is provided. The apparatus includes a first front tapping surface and at least one rear trapping surface. The front and rear...
US20100012787 STRONG BONDED JOINTS FOR CRYOGENIC APPLICATION  
A method and apparatus for strong bonded wide joints for cryogenic applications. In one advantageous embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a three-dimensional preform and a plastic matrix. The...
US20090127398 Modular spacecraft  
A modular spacecraft incorporating a launch vehicle interface design that also functions as a berthing or docking interface for the spacecraft. The vehicle interface utilizes existing launch...
US20090108137 PRESSURE VESSEL HAVING CONTINUOUS SIDEWALL  
A spacecraft pressure vessel has a tub member. A sidewall member is coupled to the tub member so that a bottom section of the sidewall member extends from an attachment intersection with the tub...
US20140319281 SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER AND RETURN SYSTEM  
A launch system comprises a nose section comprising a nose coupling surface, a tail section comprising a tail coupling surface facing the nose coupling surface and a mast coupling the nose and...
US20140239124 SPACECRAFT WITH OPEN SIDES  
A spacecraft may include a module structure having a plurality of module sides. The spacecraft may include a central cylinder extending through a center of the spacecraft. The central cylinder may...
US20080156938 Actuator for systems for guiding space equipment with a variable rate of rotation  
Actuator for a device for the rotary positioning of a movable element for space equipment comprising a part attached to the fixed portion of said equipment, a bearing, a sleeve designed to actuate...
US20090008503 SINGLE-WIRE TELEMETRY AND COMMAND  
Communication between a payload services unit (PSU) and a payload unit utilizes a single-wire interface used to power the PSU as well as to communicate telemetry and command signals. A telemetry...
US20050090948 Process for determining the position of a spacecraft with the aid of a directional vector and a total angular momentum measurement  
In a method for determining the position of a spacecraft based on vector determinations, a direction vector is measured in a body-fixed coordinate system; a reference direction vector is...
US20090184206 PARTICLE-FILLED WING-TO-BODY FAIRING  
A wing-to-body fairing for reducing noise due to wing-to-body fairing vibrations in an aircraft, spacecraft, or vehicle may include a honeycomb center having a cavity which is at least partially...
US20090078820 WING-TO-BODY FAIRING  
In one embodiment, a wing-to-body fairing for reducing noise due to wing-to-body fairing vibrations in at least one of an aircraft and a spacecraft comprises a honeycomb center comprising a cavity...
US20080265098 Configuration and method of use of optimized cooperative space vehicles  
A spacecraft system that includes a primary space vehicle and a secondary space vehicle, both of which are designed to optimize payload capacity and launch weight of the primary space vehicle. The...
US20080217483 THERMAL CONTROL DEVICE ON BOARD A SPACECRAFT  
The invention relates to a thermal control device intended to dissipate the heat generated by a payload on a spacecraft, comprising a number of surfaces and including means for circulating a...
US20060076458 Payload module  
There is disclosed a plurality of sufficient closely-packed functional units which are interconnected to form a non-planar payload module assembly 40. Advantageously, the payload modular structure...
US20140231589 Gyroless Three-Axis Sun Acquisition Using Sun Sensor and Unscented Kalman Filter  
An attitude estimator that uses sun sensor outputs as the only attitude determination measurements to provide three-axis attitude information. This is accomplished by incorporating the Euler...
US20060145016 Mating of spacecraft components using shape memory materials  
A method and apparatus is provided for mating (e.g., structurally and sealingly securing) two components of a spacecraft to one another. The apparatus and method may include a first spacecraft...

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