NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens owner's workshop manual

NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens owner's workshop manual

: 1997 onwards

by Dr Ralph D Lorenz
6th April, 2017

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Origins - Saturn & Titan telescopic discoveries. Pioneer 10, Voyager Flybys. Galileo and Pioneer Venus probes. Cassini proposal and joint ESA-NASA mission studies.
Design and Development of Cassini and its instruments. The largest planetary spacecraft flown in the West. Cassini design descope and cancellation of sister mission CRAF.
Design and Development of Huygens and its instruments. Design for the unknown. Wind-tunnel tests, heat shield, Hardware from all over Europe.
Launch, Trajectory Design, Operations and Science Planning. Venus, Earth, Jupiter Encounters.
Saturn Arrival, Huygens Entry and Descent. Tense operations and Science results; early observations of Phoebe, Iapetus, Titan.
Cassini Exploration of Saturn system in Prime Mission. Discovery of Enceladus plumes. Titan's Dunes and Seas..
Mission Extension - Cassini Equinox and Solstice Missions. Seasons and Change in the Saturn system. Giant Saturn storm. Ring dynamics. Cassini Grand Finale and Disposal.
After Cassini - Future Missions. Enceladus mission proposals. Titan Balloons, Aircraft, Floating Capsules, Aerocapture Orbiters, Submarines etc.

Details & Specs

Author: Ralph Lorenz

Publisher: Haynes

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781785211119

Publication Date: 6th April, 2017

Pages: 192

Dimensions: 270 x 210 x 17 mm

Notes: illustrations

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