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Speculations on future opportunities to evolve Brayton powerplants aboard the space station

Speculations on future opportunities to evolve Brayton powerplants aboard the space station

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, DC? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert E. English.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 89863.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15284075M

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The Space Station provides a unique, low risk environment in which to evolve new capabilities. In this way, the Space Station will grow in capacity, in its range of capabilities, and its economy of operation as a laboratory and as a center for space operations. The Brayton cycle using a mixture of He and Xe as its working fluid is examined by: 5.

Evolution EVOLUTION OF BRAYTON POWERPLANTS If selected as the principal source of electric power for the Station, solar-Brayton powerplants could evolve to higher power from each module, to higher efficiency of power generation and to higher operating temperatures jn order to achieve these performance gains.

Using a Brayton powerplant to supply the station's increasing demands for both electric power and heat has the potential to gradually evolve higher and higher performance by exploiting already evolved materials (Ta alloy and molten-Li heat storage), its peak cycle temperature rising ultimately to K.

Adapting the station to exploit long tethers ( to km) could yield increases in payloads to LEO, Author: Robert E. English. In this way, the Space Station will grow in capacity, in its range of capabilities, and its economy of operation as a laboratory and as a center for space operations.

Although both Rankine and Brayton cycles, two concepts for solar dynamic power generation, now compete to power the station, this paper confines its attention to the Brayton cycle using a mixture of He and Xe as its working : Robert E.

English. Get this from a library. Speculations on future opportunities to evolve Brayton powerplants aboard the space station. [Robert E English; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Speculations on future opportunities to evolve Brayton powerplants aboard the space station Conference English, R E The Space Station provides a unique, low-risk environment in which to evolve new capabilities.

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Diaz Barbara S,AskJns NASA Headquarters Code ST Washington, DC The Space Station will have the capability to evolve evolution program thus includes the protection of on-orbit to greater capacities and capabilities to options for growth and assurances of increased accommodate users.

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R.E. EnglishSpeculations on future opportunities to evolve Brayton powerplants aboard the space station () NASA Technical Memorandum Cited by: Using a Brayton powerplant to supply the station's increasing demands for both electric power and heat has the potential to gradually evolve higher and higher performance by exploiting already.

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