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Environmental impacts of the Satellite Power System (SPS) on the middle atmosphere

Environmental impacts of the Satellite Power System (SPS) on the middle atmosphere

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Published by The Division, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va. (5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, Va. 22161) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satellite solar power stations -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Atmosphere.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Research, Satellite Power System Project Division ; prepared by NASA - Ames Research Center.
    ContributionsUnited States. Satellite Power System Project Office., Ames Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17823284M

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    assessment of economic factors affecting the satellite power. system. volume ii the systems implications of rectenna siting issues. final report. contract no. nas i (nasa-cr) assessment of economic n sfactors affecting the satellite power isysteh- volume 2: the systems implicatious. Alabama is a beautiful place, with extraordinary natural resources. Protecting those resources while providing reliable, affordable electricity for our customers, is at the heart of our company's mission. We work to minimize our environmental impact, preserve the environment and strengthen the communities in which we live, work and serve.

    Satellite Power Systems (SPS) Concept Definition Study Volume VII - System/Subsystem Requirements Data Book G. M. Hanley CONTRACT NASs This is Volume VII - Systems/Subsystems Requirements Data Book, of the SPS Concept Definition Study Final Report as submit- ted by Rockwell International through the Satellite Systems File Size: 6MB. Get this from a library! Prototype environmental assessment of the impacts of siting and constructing a satellite power system (SPS) ground receiving station (GRS). [United States. Satellite Power System Project Office.; Environmental Resources Group (Los Angeles, Calif.);].


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Satellite pomer systems (SPS) mould deposit various contaminants in the middle atmosphere, contaminants that would conceivable have adverse effects on climate and upper air structure, lhese contaminants consist of the major constitutents of _ater vapor, hydrogen, carbon dioxide.

Satellite Power Systems Solar energy used in space BR May TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES space in to power the ‘Vanguard’ satellite. The Sun is a very powerful, clean and convenient source of power, Space is not a friendly environment either.

Satellites have Environmental impacts of the Satellite Power System book survive temperature variations ofFile Size: KB. Abstract: Satellite remote sensing is par excellence a powerful and efficient tool to ensure acquisition of images over wide areas in short time and with great repetition that can be used in environmental impact studies.

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Impacts of satellite power system technology (b) Nonmicrowave effects on health and safety Nonmicrowave effects on the general public and the terrestrial worker are similar. Some of the effects occur from conventional activities such as mining, construction, manufacturing, and transport of materials for the construction of the rectenna, as well as the launch vehicles Cited by: 3.

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Each flight into space does have a small impact on the planet it leaves behind, but—for the moment, at least—these launchings are very rare. Only a. Suggested Citation:"ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS."National Research Council.

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Washington, D.C.: The Division: For. Get this from a library. Environmental assessment for the Satellite Power System Concept Development and Evaluation Program: nonmicrowave health and ecological effects.

[Margaret R White; United States. Solar Power Satellite Project Division.; Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.]. Satellites are ideal for monitoring climate change because they can monitor the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, such as aerosols, water vapor, carbon monoxide (CO), carbon-dioxide (CO2) and methane.

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Get this from a library. Environmental assessment for the Satellite Power System-Concept Development and Evaluation Program: microwave health and ecological effects.

[United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; DOE/NASA Satellite Power System. Concept Development and Evaluation Program.; United States. Solar Power Satellite Project Division.;]. Environmental impacts have not emerged as a major constraint on the SPS operation.

The SPS is one of the most promising power-generation options that could contribute to meeting global energy demands in the 21st century. Its successful implementation could lead to the elimination of energy-related : E. Glaser Peter. Effects of the Solar and Space Environment on Technology and Society." National Research Council.

The Sun to the Earth -- and Beyond: A Decadal Research Strategy in Solar and Space Physics. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / ×. To learn more about the environmental impacts of energy use, as well as more general environmental information, in your area: Use Power Profiler to learn about the air emissions associated with your home or business's electricity use.

Use AirNow to learn about local air quality. Use MyEnvironment to access local environmental quality information. For information contact J. E. Mazur @ 7 Survey to Determine the Impact of the Space Environment on Space Systems Sponsored by the National Security Space Architect Aim was to quantify the impacts, especially cost Survey included all types of spacecraft for which we were able to find data.arcing, temperature extremes, thermal cycling, impacts from micrometeoroids and orbital debris (MMOD), and environment‑induced contamination.

In terms of materials degradation in space, the low‑Earth orbit (LEO) environment, defined as ‑1, km above Earth’s surface, is a particularly harsh environment for.period. The Satellite Power System (SPS) is a candidate for producing sig- nificant quantities of base-load power using solar energy as the source.

The SPS concept is illustrated in Figure 1 for a solar photovoltaic con- cept. A satellite, located at geosynchronous orbit, converts solar energy toFile Size: 4MB.