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Spacecraft design optimisation for demise and survivability

Mirko Trisolini, Hugh G. Lewis, Camilla Colombo
2018 Aerospace Science and Technology  
Still, a spacecraft designed to demise has to survive the debris-populated space environment for many years.  ...  Given the competing nature of the demisability and the survivability, a multi-objective optimisation framework was developed, with the aim to identify trade-off solutions for the preliminary design of  ...  Thanks also to the European Space Agency for sponsoring the attendance to the 2016 IAC under the International Space Education Board participation programme.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ast.2018.04.006 fatcat:b2x5zxklvbdn7h6hd7avkg72ay

Constrained optimisation of preliminary spacecraft configurations under the design-for-demise paradigm [article]

Mirko Trisolini and Hugh G. Lewis and Camilla Colombo
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Through the design-for-demise paradigm, this additional cost and complexity can be removed as the spacecraft is directly compliant with the casualty risk regulations.  ...  The framework's objective is to find preliminary design solutions considering the competing nature of the demisability and the survivability of a spacecraft since the early stages of the mission design  ...  It was also supported by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 679086 -COMPASS)  ... 
arXiv:2101.01558v1 fatcat:nkeil7hr2vaqbj2sqodaaf6r2y

Re-entry analysis of critical components and materials for design-for-demise techniques

Seong-Hyeon Park, Stefano Mischler, Pénélope Leyland
2021 Advances in Space Research  
To reduce the casualty area of the surviving fragments, design-for-demise techniques have been proposed.  ...  From the point of view of the design-for-demise techniques, it is significant to identify and investigate the critical components that are directly related to the casualty risk.  ...  Intentionally designing spacecraft to meet the casualty risk constraint is known as design-for-demise (Kärräng et al., 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.asr.2021.03.019 fatcat:ecu2djekdzcujggy6u7yx2t4ee

Re-entry prediction and demisability analysis for the atmospheric disposal of geosynchronous satellites

Mirko Trisolini, Camilla Colombo
2021 Advances in Space Research  
The paper also presents the demisability and casualty risk analysis for a representative spacecraft configuration, showing that the casualty risk is greater than the 10^-4 threshold and that further actions  ...  An analysis was performed to characterise the entry conditions for these satellites and the risk they can pose for people on the ground if disposal via re-entry is used.  ...  Ioannis Gkolias for the help in the selection of the initial conditions of the long-term propagation of GSO orbits. .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.asr.2021.09.024 fatcat:zszvpxgnlrhshjwrazzahn2474

ReDSHIFT: A Global Approach to Space Debris Mitigation

Alessandro Rossi, Camilla Colombo, Kleomenis Tsiganis, James Beck, Jonathan Rodriguez, Scott Walker, Federico Letterio, Florio Dalla Vedova, Volker Schaus, Rada Popova, Alessandro Francesconi, Hedley Stokes (+9 others)
2018 Aerospace (Basel)  
Several different aspects related to the design and production of a debris compliant spacecraft are treated, including shielding, area augmentation devices for deorbiting (solar and drag sails) and design  ...  for demise.  ...  Acknowledgments: The research leading to these results has received funding from the Horizon 2020 European Unions Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (H2020-PROTEC-2015) under REA grant agreement  ... 
doi:10.3390/aerospace5020064 fatcat:knszgpsbwnayxe3te2v3vhimii


Alessandro Rossi
2020 Istituto Lombardo - Accademia di Scienze e Lettere - Rendiconti di Scienze  
elds, such as astrodynamics, spacecraft engineering and legal studies, to address four main pillars: prevention, protection, mitigation and regulation.  ...  whole space debris environment and to the mapping of the Low Earth Orbit phase space, looking for passive dynamical de-orbiting solutions.  ...  shielding and design for demise.  ... 
doi:10.4081/scie.2017.598 fatcat:dc6tnb6acbednb2vw3kswohhum

Drag augmentation systems for space debris mitigation

Zaria Serfontein, Jennifer Kingston, Stephen Hobbs, Ian E. Holbrough, James C. Beck
2021 Acta Astronautica  
ability to conduct science and the long-term effect of the sail on the satellite's re-entry and demise.  ...  Three drag sails designed, manufactured and tested at Cranfield University are currently in orbit, with two sails already successfully deployed.  ...  sails on the re-entry and demise of the spacecraft Short-Term Vehicle Dynamics Icarus-1 and Icarus-3 were used as case studies for the project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2021.05.038 fatcat:yyeq3dvy3faezfjjjv73becsqu

Space Tourism — From Dream to Reality [chapter]

A. P. Bukley, W. Mendell
2002 Beyond the International Space Station: The Future of Human Spaceflight  
A student´s spacecraft blueprint represents the dreams of tomorrow. On the back cover a painting depicts the elegance and romance of love with no bounds. Cover design by Patricia Garner.  ...  While launcher ground infrastructures are optimised for the launching of satellites, they are not designed for the launching of tourists and future space tourism vehicles.  ...  Airport Facilities Modern airport facilities are optimised and designed to enable many aircraft to make multiple flights per day.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-015-9880-4_31 fatcat:fy3a3afdrfgs3mjfdmuo7gh2ve

Morphed vertical tailplane assessment for certification requirements

Miguel Angel Castillo-Acero
2015 Zenodo  
The results, opinions, conclusions, etc. presented in this work are those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily represent the position of the JU; the JU is not responsible for any use made of the  ...  The JU receives support from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and the Clean Sky 2 JU members other than the Union.  ...  The design and optimisation cycle consists on the use of topology optimisation in order to obtain an optimised baseline geometry and subsequent robust and reliable shape and size optimisation analysis  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3905083 fatcat:jegirrd5jbgeho7qtr7o3sfzpi

An Educational Experience to Raise Awareness about Space Debris

Camilla Colombo, Nicoletta Di Blas, Ioannis Gkolias, Pier Luca Lanzi, Daniele Loiacono, Erica Stella
2020 IEEE Access  
For more information, see VOLUME 8, 2020  ...  Space debris represents a threat to space missions and operational satellites. Failing to control its growth might lead to the inability to use near-Earth space.  ...  The former has been designed for headsets, that have enough computational power for running the simulation and rendering the scene.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2992327 fatcat:rhqtxsemnrcy3gofd3mmhqqxkq

Simplified modelling of printed circuit boards for spacecraft applications

Robin Alastair Amy, G.S. Aglietti, Guy Richardson
2009 Acta Astronautica  
Orbit Optimisation Mr.  ...  thermal properties determination and its application for spacecraft structures testing Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2009.01.037 fatcat:c3tgigxl3nanlhbaxvbng2zwyq

Hypersonic aerothermodynamics of satellite demise

Thomas W Rees, Paul Bruce, European Space Agency, Fluid Gravity Engineering, Engineering And Physical Sciences Research Council
The current generation of heating models are usually based on correlations developed for shapes such as flat plates and hemispheres.  ...  In order to derive new heating models for shapes more representative of satellite geometries, this work uses a combination of CFD and wind tunnel measurements to study the heat fluxes experienced by a  ...  First, Paul Bruce and Jim Merrifield provided both excellent technical advice and helped push/pull/drag me in the right direction when necessary. Thank you.  ... 
doi:10.25560/86618 fatcat:hpnbdqubwjeqhnr3vnvlbmrt3a

Fragmentation model and strewn field estimation for meteoroids entry

S. Limonta, M. Trisolini, S. Frey, C. Colombo
2021 Icarus (New York, N.Y. 1962)  
The vast majority burn up harmlessly during the descent, but the larger objects survive, occasionally experiencing intense fragmentation events, and reach the ground.  ...  These events can pose a threat for a village or a small city; therefore, models of asteroid fragmentation, along with accurate post-breakup trajectory and strewn field estimation, are needed to enable  ...  Acknowledgements This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 679086 -COMPASS  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114553 fatcat:6a5kfzqfuffrletg7dkj2bi52y

3 Invited speakers abstracts

2017 Journal of Perinatal Medicine  
of antenatal facilities and inadequate manpower.  ...  Advances in diagnosis and management have led to a significant reduction in maternal mortality and morbidity from this disease in developed countries.  ...  Interventions and longitudinal studies might h elp to detect whether it could be possible to modify epigenetics and perinatal programming of G DM and obesity.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jpm-2017-2007 fatcat:3qfniipguvcdbjoxs4fsj7r37a

Snowmass 2021 topical group report: Neutrinos from Natural Sources [article]

Yusuke Koshio, Gabriel D. Orebi Gann, Erin O'Sullivan, Irene Tamborra
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We divide this report by source, and discuss the motivations for pursuing searches in each case, the current state of the field, and the prospects for future theoretical and experimental developments.  ...  consider neutrinos produced in the early universe; solar neutrinos; geoneutrinos; supernova neutrinos, including the diffuse supernova neutrino background (DSNB); neutrinos produced in the atmosphere; and  ...  We wish to thank all Convenors of Topical Groups under the Neutrino Frontier for invaluable discussions, and a most heartfelt thank you to Patrick Huber, Kate Scholberg, and Elizabeth Worcester for their  ... 
arXiv:2209.04298v2 fatcat:zor7yfowdbcczdcjnk7pgtp2ua
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