- The Lunar Mission
Mission Exec Overview
MISSION EXECUTION OVERVIEW
“The safest thing on the Moon for the Man survival should be simple and trustable like a winding toy: no battery , no chemical, just Man Powered”
SPACEMETA will dedicate the maximum efforts to innovate in all steps of GLXP goals. According SPACEMETA Founder words, we don’t wanna be another Appolo 11 in terms of repeat its technological successfully: Its there, Its done, its successful. They have proofed its possible. Now we should really invent cheaper and realiable new process to the SPACE ADVENTURE AGE. We know that money and energy can bring things to SPACE. Now we need to make it with innovation.
Its very important to note that SPACEMETA Team is considering a MULTIPLE CRAFT MISSION FOR LUNAR MODULE , each one taking care of one specific objective in the mission. During the project development, the Team will decide if it will be possible according our premises to join all solution in one craft only.
Launch, Injection and Landing strategies was previously described in this document, and now we will focus on the Mission Goals itself.
Once SPACEMETA CRAFT entry on descent orbit to the Moon, the KPEC ( Kinetic-Potencial-Energy-Converssor ) System will be positioned with the objective to absorb the lunar impact, and convert the kinetic impact energy in potential energy stored in special COILS, so , the CRAFT will bounce several times until final stop.
If enough time is available, as previous Electromagnetic Superconductor base will be deployed before to the Moon, but this is still on Vision-Phase and will be on the road-map for future missions,. This technology, called TROMS, Trajectory Resonant Oscillator Magnetic System, can be used also to help the oscillator-breaking strategy for CRAFT landing.
During initial approach and in the bounce-pathway, multiple CCDs devices will be registering images, encoding and cryptography these independent streams and storing it in memory on a easy-removable compartments, so other missions can access the information if necessary.
After CRAFT first stabilization, the unnecessary-unmarmed COILS will be released from the body of the CRAFT to reduce mass and as consequence energy consumption. The unnecessary COILS are that one that don’t succeed to accumulate potential energy from the impact with the surface. After whatch-dog green signal and the auto-test self-check conclude that the system is in condition to continue the mission, the MONITOR Systems will decide where they will spend the resources available.
If the MONITOR Systems conclude that its not possible to continue the mission, the systems will self-reconfigure to support other Teams supplying as possible CRAFT interfaces to exchange resources like Energy, in this case, by example, releasing they Charge induction energy to some one that approximate to the CRAFT. The CRAFT also can release Images to be used by other Teams if , some other CRAFT has his Image Capture System damaged, but other vital signs ok to continue the mission.
If the mission cannot be accomplished, the CRAFT will be configured as a visual signalizator system to try contact with other same dimensional intellSLICOMces.
If MONITOR Systems conclude that mission has chances to succeed and to move fwd, it will start the first MOONCAST transmission with the objective of release system memory.
The primary systems for DATA TRANSFER will use a new process developed by SPACEMETA Team called SLICOM ( The Sun Light Communication ) System. The CRAFT also will have a secondary-conventional wave-transmitter equipment on board, but using some new concepts in terms of anthena transmition. For the primary transmitter system, SPACEMETA Team, has developed a very simple idea, based on the fact that the reflected sun-light on the Moon surface can arrive on earth very easily. By the way, the sun-light is powerfully enough to go to the end of the solar system and bounce in the last planet and Optically came back to earth. Instead to use electromagnetic waves to transport information, SPACEMETA LUMEM Systems will use the power of the SUN LIGHT, probably binary encoding with nano-mirros technology or polarizing a molecular light-filter. This fantastic approach can be one applied in the entire universe and will practically use zero electric energy to transmission systems.
For shure, evolutions on the primary data-communication system SLICOM ( The Sun Light Communication System ) can evolutes to other SIGNAL bounce system, like modulate the Moon-Bounce signal originated from Earth.
This optical enconded MOONCASTs will arrive on earth , and EVERYBODY with devices with enough resolution, will be enable to see this MOONCASTs. The MOONCAST will be encoded with Crypt algorithm and the Decipher Algorithm and Password will be released previously according the regulations of the GLXP Rules. Due the redundant multiplicity of CCD on board of SOLITAIRE, all image related signals will be recorded in Stereo ( 3D ) and also Stereo Multispectral, with priority transmission to Mono-Signals, and if everything is doing well, the Module will try to send the complementary stereo signal band.
Inspired by Morse-Code, when we think about SUN-LIGHT optical modulation aproach, in fact we are speaking of using external source of power to bump encoded information. For shure, new horizons for non-optical spectrum will raise with the development of this technology proposed by SPACEMETA Team.
With the objective of reduce energy usage the CRAFT will immediately release the XPF Cargo and some other Object(s), mainly by helicoidal gravity mechanisms, including potential surface stand-alone equipaments, and picture some images about it.
After releasing the the CARGO, the CRAFT MONITOR will focus on the status of the movement systems. Primary movement systems that will be dedicate to long-distances, is based on potential energy stored on Earth and also accumulated during the descent-contact phase in the SUPER COILS SYSTEM. The Complementary Movement Systems will be dedicated to short-distance movements, using a) electrical mechanisms and , b) winding apparatus, and a c) innovation system programmed to never stop, called INFIMO, INFINITY MOTION that will deal with the temperature gradient on the surface.
THE ROCK & ROLL PHASE. The beginning of this phase will be characterized by one initial analysis of the CRAFT orientation and destination point that it should go, that will be made by OnBoard Specialist SoftWare on using sensors and complementary Earth-Moon informations.
SPACEMETA is considering possibilities to use some commodities hardware to be used as base cpu core and sensors, like iphones/Droids/xpads, specially adapted and protect to survive on Space conditions.
Once the decision of the target point is realized, the CRAFT will choice one ( of many ones ) of the several SUPER COILS COMPRESSED, around and inside its structure and promote its activation, releasing its lock state to freedom. This act will provide strong Kinetic impulse to the CRAFT , that will have a trajectory calculated to have an incidence angle that will permit that the CRAFT roll on the Moon Surface. After the CRAFT stop, the Auxiliary Movements Systems will came to action, and the INFIMO Systems will start feed the CRAFT for soft movements.
The INFIMO, Infinity Motion System , is a innovation that will use MEMORY SHAPED METAL , like NITINOL. The principle for the design of the solution is to use the gradient temperature on the Moon Surface between Light and Dark Areas. Memory Shape Metals, has the property to recover his original shape when they are above determined hot temperature.
Dealing with this distortions and take advantage of the movement of the CRAFT, the NITINOL LEGS will alternate between Light and Dark Areas , alternating temperatures exposition, generating physical contraction and expansion, promoting movement to the CRAFT.
The SPACEMETA CRAFT Design will use be a near-spherical-unstable body and MMM ( Momentum-Mass-Movement ), fluidic transfer. Around the Body we will apply a NITINOL LEGS in a symmetrical grid-roles around the CRAFT surface, so it will always promote movement until hysteresis of the NITINOL LEGS works well.
The NITILEGS approach in the Motion Design System , will be also explored in other alternatives ways using the expansion-contraction characteristics on environments that have big temperatures gradients to generate motion and energy.
Periodically, the transmission systems will takeover priority control of the motion system of the CRAFT and will start send data to Earth using all of the supported system OnBoard.
The Next Figures will show how The SOLITAIRE will move on Moon Surface using NiTiNOL Legs and at the same time, the Legs will help sense the ressonance on Moon Surface colected during impact phases of the movement of the Craft. ( sequence is left to right and next line )
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