Inflated ideas to end flops in space

Mestel, Rosie
October 1994
New Scientist;10/8/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1946, p8
Reports on the inflatable antennas developed by L'Garde for use in space probes. Cheaper to build than mechanical antennas; Reliability due to the absence of nuts and screws; Lessons from the failure of the Galileo space probe.


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