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Design and performance optimisation of a multi-stage space access system Surrogate modelling for large datasets within multidisciplinary design optimisation

20072022

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2019
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Robust multi-objective optimisation of a descent guidance strategy for a TSTO spaceplane

Ricciardi, L. A., Maddock, C. A., Vasile, M., Stindt, T., Merrifield, J., Fossati, M., West, M., Kontis, K., Farkin, B. & McIntyre, S., 30 Sep 2019. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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2018

Conceptual design analysis for a two-stage-to-orbit semi-reusable launch system for small satellites

Maddock, C. A., Ricciardi, L. A., West, M., West, J., Kontis, K., Rengarajan, S., Evans, D., Milne, A. & McIntyre, S., 30 Nov 2018, In : Acta Astronautica. 152, p. 782-792 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Multi-objective optimal control of re-entry and abort scenarios

Ricciardi, L. A., Maddock, C. A. & Vasile, M., 8 Jan 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceProceeding

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1 Citation (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)
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26 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Conceptual design analysis for a two-stage-to-orbit semi-reusable launch system for small satellites

Maddock, C., Toso, F., West, M., West, J., Kontis, K., Rengarajan, S., Evans, D., Milne, A. & McIntyre, S., 25 Sep 2017, 68th Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress. Adelaide, South Australia, 14 p. IAC-17-D2.7.12

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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48 Downloads (Pure)

Initial guess generation strategies for spaceplane trajectory optimisation

Toso, F. & Maddock, C., 10 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

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Return and abort trajectory optimisation for reusable launch vehicles

Toso, F. & Maddock, C., 2 Mar 2017, Proceedings of the 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. Reston, VA, 11 p. AIAA 2017-2250. (International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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44 Downloads (Pure)

Vehicle and mission design of a future small payload launcher

Maddock, C. A., Toso, F., Ricciardi, L., Mogavero, A., Lo, K. H., Rengarajan, S., Kontis, K., Milne, A., Merrifield, J., Evans, D., West, M. & McIntyre, S., 2 Mar 2017, 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. Reston, VA, 21 p. AIAA 2017-2224. (International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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2 Citations (Scopus)
305 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A commercially driven design approach to UK future small payload launch systems

McIntyre, S., Fawcett, T., Dickinson, T., West, M., Maddock, C. A., Mogavero, A., Ricciardi, L., Toso, F., Kontis, K., Lo, K. H., Rengarajan, S., Evans, D., Milne, A. & Feast, S., 26 Oct 2016. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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180 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of the emissions of current expendable launch vehicles and future spaceplanes

Garner, R. J., Toso, F. & Maddock, C. A., 30 Sep 2016, p. 1-12. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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1 Citation (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)

Deployed payload analysis for a single stage to orbit spaceplane

Toso, F. & Maddock, C. A., 30 Sep 2016. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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2 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

Global solution of multi-objective optimal control problems with multi agent collaborative search and direct finite elements transcription

Ricciardi, L. A., Vasile, M. & Maddock, C., 21 Nov 2016, 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, (CEC). Piscataway: IEEE, p. 869-876 8 p. 7743882

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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3 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

How to launch small payloads? Evaluation of current and future small payload launch systems

McIntyre, S., Fawcett, T., Dickinson, T., Maddock, C. A., Mogavero, A., Ricciardi, L., Toso, F., West, M., Kontis, K., Lo, K. H., Rengarajan, S., Evans, D., Milne, A. & Feast, S., 26 Oct 2016. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Multi-objective optimal control of ascent trajectories for launch vehicles

Ricciardi, L. A., Vasile, M., Toso, F. & Maddock, C. A., 13 Sep 2016, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, 2016. Reston, VA, 14 p. 2016-5669. (AIAA Space Forum).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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4 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

Spaceplane trajectory optimisation with evolutionary-based initialisation

Maddock, C. A. & Minisci, E., 9 Dec 2016, 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, 8 p. 7850109

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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144 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Optimisation of ascent and descent trajectories for lifting body space access vehicles

Toso, F., Riccardi, A., Minisci, E. & Maddock, C. A., 14 Oct 2015, p. 1-12. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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5 Citations (Scopus)
182 Downloads (Pure)
2012

Ascent trajectory optimisation for a single-stage-to-orbit vehicle with hybrid propulsion

Pescetelli, F., Minisci, E., Maddock, C., Taylor, I. & Brown, R., Sep 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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9 Citations (Scopus)
920 Downloads (Pure)

Design of a formation of solar pumped lasers for asteroid deflection

Vasile, M. & Maddock, C., 1 Oct 2012, In : Advances in Space Research. 50, 7, p. 891-905 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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28 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Prediction of the aerodynamic performance of re-usable single stage to orbit vehicles

Ahmad, A. O., Maddock, C., Scanlon, T. & Brown, R., 21 Sep 2011. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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2010

Active orbital debris removal by enhanced solar light

Vasile, M., Maddock, C., Saunders, C., Sorel, M. & Watson, I. A., 22 Jun 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Integrated 915 MHz dual-patch circularly polarized antenna for Suaineadh space web experiment

Whyte, G., Murray, C., Maddock, C., Vasile, M. & Drysdale, T. D., 11 Jul 2010, Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation: CNC/USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting. IEEE, p. 1-4 5 p. (Antennas and Propagation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

1 Citation (Scopus)

On the deflection of asteroids with mirrors

Vasile, M. & Maddock, C., Jun 2010, In : Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy. 107, 1-2, p. 265-284 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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32 Citations (Scopus)
209 Downloads (Pure)

Orbital debris removal with solar concentrators

Vasile, M., Maddock, C. & Saunders, C., 27 Sep 2010, p. Paper IAC-10.A6.4. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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10 Citations (Scopus)
153 Downloads (Pure)

The Suaineadh Project: A stepping stone towards the deployment of large flexible structures in space

Vasile, M., Cartmell, M., Dejene, F. Z., Drysdale, T., Flores, M. A., Gulzar, M. Y., Ismail, N., Khalid, M. U., Li, M., Maddock, C., Mallol, P., Mathieson, A., McRobb, M., Öberg, J., Reynolds, P., Ritterbusch, R., Sandqvist, W., Summerer, L., Tanveer, M. U., Tibert, G. & 3 others, Whyte, G., Zafar, W. & Zhang, J., 27 Sep 2010, p. Paper IAC-10-C3.4. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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2 Citations (Scopus)
54 Downloads (Pure)
2009

Conceptual design of a multi-mirror system for asteroid deflection

Maddock, C., Vasile, M. & Summerer, L., 5 Jul 2009, p. 2009-k-04. 7 p.

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Designs of multi-spacecraft swarms for the deflection of apophis by solar sublimation

Maddock, C., Vasile, M., McInnes, C. R., Radice, G. & Summerer, L., 27 Apr 2009.

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32 Downloads (Pure)
2008
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18 Citations (Scopus)
52 Downloads (Pure)

Extension of the proximity-quotient control law for low-thrust propulsion

Maddock, C. & Vasile, M., 29 Sep 2008. 9 p.

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Mirror formation control in the vicinity of an asteroid

Vasile, M., Maddock, C. & Radice, G., 18 Aug 2008. 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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5 Citations (Scopus)
212 Downloads (Pure)
2007

Comparison of single and multi-spacecraft configurations for NEA deflection by solar sublimation

Maddock, C., Sanchez Cuartielles, J-P., Vasile, M. & Radice, G., 2007, New trends in Astrodynamics and Applications III. 1st ed. Vol. 886. p. 303-316

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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24 Citations (Scopus)
46 Downloads (Pure)

Optimal design for a NEO tracking spacecraft formation

Maddock, C. & Vasile, M., 25 Sep 2007, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computing. IEEE, p. Paper 1728 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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