Magnetic suspension systems for space applications


An overview of techniques is presented used in the described magnetic suspension systems. Also a review is presented of the systems already developed, which demonstrate the usefulness, applicability, and flight readiness of magnetic suspension to a broad range of payloads and environments. The following subject areas are covered: programs overview; key concepts; magnetic suspension as an isolator and as a pointer; pointing and isolation systems; magnetic actuator control techniques; and test data

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This paper was published in NASA Technical Reports Server.

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