Accession Number : ADP002119

Title :   The Importance of Neutrals, Transient Effects, and the Earth's Magnetic Field on Sheath Structure,

Corporate Author : SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INC LA JOLLA CA

Personal Author(s) : Linson,L. M.

Report Date : 25 JAN 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Several aspects of theoretical treatments of the thickness of the sheath surrounding a large structure in low earth orbit that have received only minimal attention are discussed.

Descriptors :   *Plasma sheaths, *Thickness, Computations, *Spacecraft, Neutral, Transients, Earth(Planet), Magnetic fields, Ionization, Earth orbits, Low orbit trajectories

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE