The simulator of the Earth's radiation for thermo-vacuum tests of spacecrafts

1Gavrylov, RV, 1Kislov, AM, 1Melenevsky, Yu.A, 1Tserkovny, AI
1B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2004, 10 ;(5-6):035-037
Publication Language: Russian
We developed the simulator of the Earth's radiation as a system of panels with line IR-emitters which are heated up by an electric current. The panels of emitters are fixed on the support-rotary facility. Together with a satellite the panels make preset turns with respect to the radiation flux from the solar simulator. The simulator reproduces on satellite elements summarized density of the absorbed fluxes of the Earth's emission and reflected sunlight from the Earth on the preset revolutions of the orbit. The results of our calculation of design parameters of the simulator are given.
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