SPS Feasability Study SD76SA0239-2

FOREWORD This document presents the final report of the Satellite Power System (SPS) Feasibility Study, conducted by Rockwell International Corporation's Space Division for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, under Contract NAS8-32161. The results of the four-month technical effort are reported in this volume. A companion volume (SD 76-SA-0239-1) presents an Executive Summary of the study results. The results presented herein are due principally to the contributions of the following Rockwell personnel: Messrs. Will Cooper, Bob Jamieson, Dave Reed, Lee Smith, Charlie Tomita, and Duane Tonelli. Special acknowledgment should go to the NASA COR, Mr. Dale Wasserman, for his direction and coordination with other SPS activities. James F. Madewell Director, Advanced Systems William V. McRae, Jr. Study Manager