Table 1: Parameters of the two tether designs in Figure 10.

Parameter Value
= 24
Value for 
Relative difference

Rated power 5 MW5 MW±0%
Rated transmission voltage 8 kV8 kV±0%
Tether efficiency 98%98%±0%

Tether mass 1.503 kg1.399 kg−6.9%
Tether diameter 54.7 mm56.1 mm+2.6%

is the number which minimizes the tether diameter , found by the optimization described in Appendix A.10.