Studies of Hypervelocity Impact Phenomena As Applied to the Protection of Spacecraft Operating in the MMOD Environment
In keeping with the tradition of the Hypervelocity Impact Society, this paper is a written version of the keynote address I presented at the start of 2015 Hypervelocity Impact Symposium as the recipient of the Society's Distinguished Scientist Award. It covers the highlights of my nearly 30 year career working in the area of hypervelocity impact phenomenology, mainly as it is applied to the protection of humans and spacecraft that work an operate in the micrometeoroid and orbital debris (MMOD) environment.
W. P. Schonberg, "Studies of Hypervelocity Impact Phenomena As Applied to the Protection of Spacecraft Operating in the MMOD Environment," Proceedings of the 14th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (2017, Canterbury, UK), vol. 204, pp. 4 - 42, Elsevier, Apr 2017.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.09.723
14th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium 2017, HVIS2017 (2017: Apr. 24-28, Cantebury, UK)
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
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Biographies; Space debris; Hypervelocity impact phenomena; Hypervelocity impacts; Micrometeoroid and orbital debris; MMOD; Orbits; Spacecraft protection
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01 Apr 2017