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Potential solar sail degradation effects on trajectory and altitude controls

Dachwald, Bernd and Sebolt, Wolfgang and Macdonald, M. and McInnes, C.R. and Rios-Reyes, L. and Scheeres, Daniel J. and Gorlich, M. and Lura, F. and Diedrich, B. and Baturkin, V. and Coverstone, V.L. and Leipold, M. and Garbe, G. (2005) Potential solar sail degradation effects on trajectory and altitude controls. In: Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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Abstract

Paper on the potential for solar sail degradation effects on trajectory and altitude controls.