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Low Earth Orbit Spacecraft Charging Design Handbook

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The information in this handbook presents an overview of the current understanding of the various plasma interactions that can result when a high-voltage system is operated in the Earth's ionosphere, references common design practices that have exacerbated plasma interactions in the past, and recommends standard practices to eliminate or mitigate such reactions.
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Todd
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Schneider
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todd.schneider@nasa.gov
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