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Initial Orbital Performance Result of NanoSatellite STARS-II

@inproceedings{Nohmi2014InitialOP,
  title={Initial Orbital Performance Result of NanoSatellite STARS-II},
  author={Masahiro Nohmi},
  year={2014}
}
STARS-II was launched on 28 February 2014, as one of piggy bag satellites by the H-IIA rocket. It had been developed in Kagawa University.STARS-II consists of Mother Satellite (MS) and Daughter Satellite (DS) connected by Electro Dynamic Tether (EDT). MS deploys EDT having DS at its end. DS is a tethered space robot, and it has one arm whose end is attached to the EDT. Main missions are follows: (1) Electro Dynamic Tether (EDT) deployment by gravity gradient, (2) gathering electrical current by… Expand
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