TITLE

Inflated ideas to end flops in space

AUTHOR(S)
Mestel, Rosie
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/8/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1946, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9411070936

 

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