... for continuous coverage between New York and Paris, whereas approximately 21 are required in aquot;randomaquot; orbits for 99% coverage. ... The actual mechanics and dynamics of the docking process and the problems of terminal guidance will require detailed attention by the mission analyst. ... Rechargeable batteries will be provided to supply the power during periods of eclipse. ... The electrical power obtained from rotatable solar arrays must be transmitted from the array to the body.
|Title||:||Orbital Flight Handbook: Basic techniques and data|
|Author||:||Martin Company. Space Systems Division, George Townsend, Donald Kraft|