Brane Craft Phase II

Metadata Updated: May 2, 2019

This effort will further develop the active membrane spacecraft concept called "Brane Craft" initially studied in a NIAC Phase I grant. The Brane Craft is an essentially two-dimensional spacecraft with integrated solar cells, power system, communications, command and control, attitude determination, attitude control, electric propulsion, and shape control systems. The Phase II effort will analyze and document the benefits, limitations, mission operations, and size-scaling of Brane Craft for removal of orbital debris, and will attempt laboratory demonstrations of thin film electronics for communications, command and control, power conditioning, sensing, and shape control. We will identify the most promising fabrication technologies, develop a technology roadmap, and provide recommendations for further development.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2019

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