What Is Space Based Solar Power
The notion of space-based solar power refers to the gathering of solar energy in outer space by solar power satellites (SPS) and the subsequent transmission of that energy to Earth. Outside of the atmosphere, sunlight is able to shine for longer periods of time and is brighter overall. Solar power systems that are stationed in space are able to transform sunlight into another kind of energy that is then able to be sent via the atmosphere to receivers located on the surface of the earth. Those who are looking for answers on a massive scale to problems like anthropogenic climate change or the depletion of fossil fuels may find it appealing.
How You Will Benefit
(I) Insights, and validations about the following topics:
Chapter 1: Space-based solar power
Chapter 2: Spacecraft propulsion
Chapter 3: Space colonization
Chapter 4: Solar sail
Chapter 5: Beam-powered propulsion
Chapter 6: Starwisp
Chapter 7: Lightcraft
Chapter 8: Rectenna
Chapter 9: Laser propulsion
Chapter 10: Wireless power transfer
Chapter 11: Chang'e 1
Chapter 12: Lunar space elevator
Chapter 13: Project Echo
Chapter 14: NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts
Chapter 15: Lunar habitation
Chapter 16: Thinned-array curse
Chapter 17: LADEE
Chapter 18: Stationary High Altitude Relay Platform
Chapter 19: Thermal rocket
Chapter 20: Lunar Flashlight
Chapter 21: Queqiao relay satellite
(II) Answering the public top questions about space based solar power.
(III) Real world examples for the usage of space based solar power in many fields.
(IV) 17 appendices to explain, briefly, 266 emerging technologies in each industry to have 360-degree full understanding of space based solar power' technologies.
Who This Book Is For
Professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and those who want to go beyond basic knowledge or information for any kind of space based solar power.