- Reeling in satellites from space. Cheesewright, Antony // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);May98, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p32
Reports that Tethers Unlimited is developing a cheap method for bringing failed satellites down to Earth.
- Satellite Terminator Ready for Testing. Whitt, Kelly // Astronomy;Jun99, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p26
No abstract available.
- Reeling In Dead Satellites. Wilson, Jim; Coledan, Stefano; Ditlea, Steve; Erwin, Sandra; Fillon, Mike; Gromer, Cliff; Oldham, Scott; Reichenbach, Bob // Popular Mechanics;Mar99, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p15
Reports on the Terminator Tethers from Tethers Unlimited that keeps dead satellites from cluttering up low-Earth orbit. Why a voltage would be induced along the tether; Remark from Robert Hoyt of the Tethers Unlimited.
- Reeling in satellites. Chown, Marcus // New Scientist;02/21/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2122, p15
Reports that Tethers Unlimited, a company in Clinton, Washington, is in the process of developing a method to bring failed satellites back to earth. Details on the company's theory; Information on the company's Terminator Tether; Details on the method.
- The U.S. Naval Research Lab. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/24/96, Vol. 144 Issue 26, p17
Reports the United States Naval Research Lab's deployment of the Tether Physics and Survivability (TiPS) spacecraft. Description of craft and deployment; Funding.
- Shuttle makes first Cape night landing. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/27/93, Vol. 139 Issue 13, p25
Reports on the first night landing of a shuttle orbiter Discovery in Florida. Retrieval of the German/US astrophysics satellite Orbiting Far and Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrograph (Orfeus) on a Shuttle Pallet Satellite (Spas).
- Satellite saved by the moon. Borntrager, Dan; Fillon, Mike; Shuldiner, Herb; Weissler, Paul; Wilson, Ashley // Popular Mechanics;Oct98, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p22
Details the recovery of the AsiaSat3 artificial satellite by Hughes company. Glitches suffered by the satellite; Program used to recover the satellite.
- Tethered Satellite returns to space. McKenna, James T. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/19/96, Vol. 144 Issue 8, p22
Reports that the international crew of Colombia will return to space to study how spacecraft, linked by tethered satellite, behave in orbit. Study of the current generated across the tether; Activities of the crew.
- Debris caused tether snap. Anselmo, Joseph C. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/10/96, Vol. 144 Issue 24, p59
Looks at loss of Italian-built Tether Satellite from the Space Shuttle Columbia on February 25, 1996. Due to the Tethered Satellite System-1R, which snapped free of the shuttle; Reasons for the snapping; Investigators' findings; Comments of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).