Advanced Concepts

Advanced Concepts : Enabling Future AF Missions Through the Discovery and Demonst

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The Advanced Concepts effort worked to "enable future Air Force missions through the discovery and demonstration of emerging revolutionary technology." Reviews of technological fields were conducted for launch, near-space, and in-space propulsion. The reviews yielded a set of key technological challenges that were of particular importance for the effort. Individual, small-scale research projects were conducted to address the key challenges. One research effort, FRC propulsion, was successfully transitioned. Several other projects including: radiometric forces for long duration flight in near-space, liquid droplet thrusters for constellation maintenance, and HEATS for responsive, high capability microsatellite operation look promising.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 3mm | 172g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514360691
  • 9781514360699