EVALUATION OF ESD EFFECTS ON SOLAR ARRAYin Different Space Missions

Omid Shekoofa, Maryam Baghban Kondori

Abstract

This paper studies the electrostatic discharge effects on solar arrays in different orbits. This paper starts with a statistical overview of solar array failures and their relations with ESD events. Then the space environmental conditions and their impacts on ESD occurrence are discussed for the most commonly used orbits for satellite missions. Spacecraft charging phenomena and different modes of charging are studied further in the paper. Finally the effects of ESD events on the elements and subassemblies of solar arrays are investigated.

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in Harvard Style

Shekoofa O. and Kondori M. (2012). EVALUATION OF ESD EFFECTS ON SOLAR ARRAYin Different Space Missions . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Telecommunications and Remote Sensing - Volume 1: ICTRS, ISBN 978-989-8565-28-0, pages 94-98. DOI: 10.5220/0005414500940098


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ictrs12,
author={Omid Shekoofa and Maryam Baghban Kondori},
title={EVALUATION OF ESD EFFECTS ON SOLAR ARRAYin Different Space Missions},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Telecommunications and Remote Sensing - Volume 1: ICTRS,},
year={2012},
pages={94-98},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005414500940098},
isbn={978-989-8565-28-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Telecommunications and Remote Sensing - Volume 1: ICTRS,
TI - EVALUATION OF ESD EFFECTS ON SOLAR ARRAYin Different Space Missions
SN - 978-989-8565-28-0
AU - Shekoofa O.
AU - Kondori M.
PY - 2012
SP - 94
EP - 98
DO - 10.5220/0005414500940098