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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 9 Paper
  • 1 Conference contribution book
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Article
2019

Analysis of responsive satellite manoeuvres using graph theoretical techniques

McGrath, C. N., Clark, R. A. & Macdonald, M., 16 Jul 2019. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Satellites
Propellants
Disasters
Propulsion
Spacecraft
Open Access
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low thrust
satellite constellations
maneuvers
Perturbation Method
Reconfiguration
Open Access
File
Disasters
Satellites
Planning
Spacecraft
Propulsion
2017

Applications of responsive small satellites with MIT TILE electrospray propulsion

McGrath, C., Macdonald, M., Lozano, P., Miller, D. & Krejci, D., 26 Oct 2017. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Propulsion
Satellites
Helicopters
Disasters
Nanosatellites
2016

Analytical low-thrust satellite maneuvers for rapid ground target revisit

McGrath, C. N. & Macdonald, M., 13 Sep 2016, AIAA SPACE 2016. Reston, VA.

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

Open Access
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Satellites
Orbits
2015

An analytical low-cost deployment strategy for satellite constellations

McGrath, C., Kerr, E. & Macdonald, M., 9 Nov 2015, p. Article BIS-RS-2015-45. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Satellites
Orbits
Launching
Costs
Propellants
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a reconfigurable satellite constellation

McGrath, C. & Macdonald, M., 12 Oct 2015, p. Paper IAC-15.C1.9.4. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Satellites
Propulsion
Orbits
Visualization
Earth (planet)
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analytical three-phase transfer to a solar polar orbit using solar sail propulsion

McGrath, C. & Macdonald, M., 3 Oct 2014, p. IAC-14-C.6.11. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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ice ridge
Propulsion
Orbits
trajectory
Trajectories

Design of main propulsion system for a reusable suborbital rocket

McRoberts, F., Harrower, C., Hutchison, B., Law, W. G., McLean, F. & McGrath, C., 3 Oct 2014. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Reusable rockets
Propulsion
Orbits
Launch vehicles
Takeoff

Gossamer roadmap technology reference study for a solar polar mission

Macdonald, M., McGrath, C., Appourchaux, T., Dachwald, B., Finsterle, W., Gizon, L., Liewer, P. C., McInnes, C., Mengali, G., Seboldt, W., Sekii, T., Solanki, S. K., Velli, M., Wimmer-Schweingruber, R. F., Spietz, P. & Reinhard, R., Mar 2014, Advances in Solar Sailing. Macdonald, M. (ed.). Germany, Vol. 1. p. 243-258 16 p. (Springer Praxis Books: Astronautical Engineering; vol. 1).

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

File
ice ridge
payloads
Spacecraft
boom
budgets

Scientific mission to a solar polar orbit using solar sail propulsion

McGrath, C. & Macdonald, M., 3 Oct 2014, p. IAC-14-E2.1.7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Propulsion
Orbits
Sun
Systems analysis
Thermal stress
2013