Electrodynamic Tether


Description: Long conducting wires, such as one deployed from a tether satellite, which can operate on electromagnetic principles as generators, by converting their kinetic energy to electrical energy, or as motors, converting electrical energy to kinetic energy (source)

Example: None

Synonym(s): EDT

Element Segments: Space Segment

Element Families: Electrical, Orbital Mechanics

Crosswalk Identifiers

Microsoft Academic https://academic.microsoft.com/v2/detail/2779848686
WikiData Item https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q5358004