Early Experiments

  • Micheal Van Pelt

Tethers have not yet been used as fully operational equipment, but various promising experiments have already been performed in space. Most were relatively unimportant add-ons to missions with some mass and volume to spare, but there have also been some for which the demonstration of one or more applications of tethers was a major objective.


European Space Agency Space Shuttle Crew Member Space Debris Artificial Gravity 
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© Springer-Verlag New York 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NoordwijkNetherlands

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