X

Download The Future of Space Travel PowerPoint Presentation


Login   OR  Register
X

Share page



  Preview

               
Home / Travel & Tourism / Travel & Tourism Presentations / The Future of Space Travel PowerPoint Presentation

The Future of Space Travel PowerPoint Presentation

Note : The Future of Space Travel PPT Presentation is available for free download. Click on Download Free PowerPoint Presentation top red button for free download The Future of Space Travel presentation in .ppt/pptx format.
neerajmba By : neerajmba

On : Sep 15, 2016

facebook   google plus  
In : Travel & Tourism

Embed :
399
views

0
downloads
Login / Signup - with account for


  • → Make favorite
  • → Flag as inappropriate
  • → Download Presentation
  • → Share Presentation

The Future of Space Travel
Presentation Transcript
Collapse/Expand

  • Slide 1 - VASIMR: The Future of Space Travel (?) Kevin Blondino 8 October 2012
  • Slide 2 - What is VASIMR? VAriable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket – electric propulsion system using accelerated plasma with a magnetic field. Uses radio waves to ionize and further heat Argon (or Xenon, or Hydrogen) Low thrust-to-weight ratio Developed by Ad Astra Rocket Company
  • Slide 3 - Possible Uses Deep space travel/robotic missions (not for leaving Earth’s orbit) Lunar cargo transport from low-Earth orbit Drag compensation for space stations In-space refueling Satellite maintenance, refueling, and repositioning
  • Slide 4 - Who is this?
  • Slide 5 - History Development started 1977 in his Ph.D. with magnetic mirrors First experiment in 1983 at MIT Moved to Houston in 1995 Ad Astra Rocket Company incorporated and partnership with NASA in 2005 Subsidiary in Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica in 2006 Testing of VF-200 will occur on the ISS in 2015
  • Slide 6 - Design
  • Slide 7 - to ~6000 K
  • Slide 8 - Current and Past Models VX-10: 10 kW thruster tested in 1998 VX-25: 25 kW in 2002 VX-50: 50 kW also in 2002 VX-100: 100 kW in 2007 VX-200: 200 kW single-thruster VF-200: 2 100 kW thrusters with opposing magnetic field.
  • Slide 9 - VX-200 Operating at full power with argon propellant at about 50 km/s exhaust velocity.
  • Slide 10 - Sense of Scale
  • Slide 11 - VF-200 Conceptual mock-up Two 100 kW thrusters with opposing magnetic fields. This makes a zero-torque magnetic quadrapole in order to not interact with the Earth’s magnetic field.
  • Slide 12 - A 2MW solar powered lunar tug concept using 4 VASIMR engines.
  • Slide 13 - Pros Much lower fuel consumption and cost Higher efficiency than chemical propulsion No use of electrodes Almost no moving parts Very durable, and thus reusable Highly scalable
  • Slide 14 - Cons Requires superconducting magnets (low temperature) This requires low temperature cooling Such a strong magnetic field could interfere with other equipment, and could cause torque (single thruster design). Large power requirement i.e. lots of waste heat that must be directed away External source may be needed Solar for near-Earth missions Nuclear
  • Slide 15 - [1] http://www.adastrarocket.com/aarc/VASIMR [2] http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/space/plasma-rockets.html [3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Chang_Díaz [4] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VASIMR [5] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4jf2F3YEAI References
Autumn Free PowerPoint Template

Autumn

Views : 490

Dental Test Free PowerPoint Template

Dental Test

Views : 393

Success Free PowerPoint Template

Success

Views : 485

Diwali Lamp Free PowerPoint Template

Diwali Lamp

Views : 512

Burger Free PowerPoint Template

Burger

Views : 483

Orthodontist Free PowerPoint Template

Orthodontist

Views : 360

Smoking Free PowerPoint Template

Smoking

Views : 418

Global Warming Pollution Free PowerPoint Template

Global Warming Pollution

Views : 809

Jaguar Free PowerPoint Template

Jaguar

Views : 1009

Stop Aids Free PowerPoint Template

Stop Aids

Views : 468

Blue Eye Free PowerPoint Template

Blue Eye

Views : 895

Question Free PowerPoint Template

Question

Views : 433

Pollution Free PowerPoint Template

Pollution

Views : 435

Baby Sleeping Free PowerPoint Template

Baby Sleeping

Views : 721

Saving Money Free PowerPoint Template

Saving Money

Views : 806

Dental Brush Free PowerPoint Template

Dental Brush

Views : 415

Image Sharing Free PowerPoint Template

Image Sharing

Views : 416

Mahatma Gandhi Free PowerPoint Template

Mahatma Gandhi

Views : 903

Leaf Abstract Free PowerPoint Template

Leaf Abstract

Views : 476

Drugs Medicine Free PowerPoint Template

Drugs Medicine

Views : 982

Description : VAriable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket – electric propulsion system using accelerated plasma with a magnetic field.

Tags : future of space | travel | journey | travels | future of space travel | what is VASIMR

Shortcode : Get Shareable link