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Heliodyne: A Solar-Powered Interplanetary Vehicle

  • E. T. Benedikt
  • R. W. Halliburton
  • C. C. Kelber
Conference paper

Abstract

A concept for a hydrogen-propelled solar space probe whose propulsive energy is derived directly from the sun is presented. A brief preliminary design has been studied within the constraints of presently available booster capabilities.

Keywords

Mach Number Mass Flow Rate Nozzle Exit Thrust Force Fuse Quartz 
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References

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    E. Feenberg, American Journal of Physics (May 1960).Google Scholar
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    J. R. Mc Carthy and H. Wolf, Journal of the American Rocket Society (April 1960).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. T. Benedikt
    • 1
  • R. W. Halliburton
    • 1
  • C. C. Kelber
    • 1
  1. 1.Northrop CorporationBeverly HillsUSA

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