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15 A Solar-Thermal Dynamic System presented in Chapter 5. Chapters 6 and 7 discuss a number of static and dynamic conversion processes that have been used or are being proposed for use in space. While these conversion technologies are presented within the context of a nuclear-powered heat source, any heat source, including solar energy, can be applied. The PMAD subsystem is the subject of Chapter 8, which also presents descriptions of components and techniques for achieving the various PMAD functions and examples of several PMAD configurations.
As the altitude increases to geosynchronous orbit, the primary environmental interactions become those with the high-energy plasma and the outer radiation belts. In between is an array of environments and interactions between the spacecraft and its environment that is the subject of this chapter. 1 depicts the structure of the space environment. As implied by the figure, not all of the effects are present at all altitudes, but neither is there a sharp delineation of the various effects with altitude.
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