Browse Publications Technical Papers 2003-01-2689
2003-07-07

Thermal Conceptual Design of Lunar Surface Modules 2003-01-2689

SELENE-B (SELenological and Engineering Explorer - B) mission is a engineering mission to demonstrate key technologies needed for succeeding moon and planetary exploration missions. The SELENE-B spacecraft will land softly on the lunar surface, and release a rover. The lander and the rover will allow the gathering of scientific data on the lunar origin and evolution. The thermal environment on the lunar surface is severe since there is no atmosphere, and the lunar soil has extremely low thermal diffusivity. This paper will discuss the thermal design of the SELENE-B lunar surface module.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X