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Developing Capture Mechanisms and High-Fidelity Dynamic Models for the MXER Tether System

  title={Developing Capture Mechanisms and High-Fidelity Dynamic Models for the MXER Tether System},
  author={S. Canfield},
A team consisting of collaborators from Tennessee Technological University (TTU), Marshall Space Flight Center, BD Systems, and the University of Delaware (herein called the TTU team) conducted specific research and development activities in MXER tether systems during the base period of May 15, 2004 through September 30, 2006 under contract number NNM04AB13C. The team addressed two primary topics related to the MXER tether system: 1) Development of validated high-fidelity dynamic models of an… Expand
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