Acta papers 2017



Acta Astronautica
Volume 136, Pages 1-458, July 2017

 
Robust spacecraft attitude tracking control using hybrid actuators with uncertainties    Original Research Article
Pages 1-8
Xibin Cao, Baolin Wu
Finite time attitude takeover control for combination via tethered space robot    Original Research Article
Pages 9-21
Yingbo Lu, Panfeng Huang, Zhongjie Meng, Yongxin Hu, Fan Zhang, Yizhai Zhang
Strategies to utilize advanced heat shield technology for high-payload mars atmospheric entry missions    Original Research Article
Pages 22-33
Max Braun, Paul Bruce, Errikos Levis
Kinematic accuracy and dynamic performance of a simple planar space deployable mechanism with joint clearance considering parameter uncertainty    Original Research Article
Pages 34-45
Junlan Li, Hongzhou Huang, Shaoze Yan, Yunqiang Yang
Ablation spot area and impulse characteristics of polymers induced by burst irradiation of 1 µm laser pulses    Original Research Article
Pages 46-54
Hisashi Tsuruta, Oskar Dondelewski, Yusuke Katagiri, Bin Wang, Akihiro Sasoh
Optimal thrust level for orbit insertion    Original Research Article
Pages 55-63
Max Cerf
Asteroid deflection using a spacecraft in restricted keplerian motion    Original Research Article
Pages 64-79
Yohannes Ketema
Ablation characteristics and reaction mechanism of insulation materials under slag deposition condition    Original Research Article
Pages 80-89
Yiwen Guan, Jiang Li, Yang Liu
Dynamics and mixing mechanism of transverse jet injection into a supersonic combustor with cavity flameholder    Original Research Article
Pages 90-100
Chaoyang Liu, Yanhui Zhao, Zhenguo Wang, Hongbo Wang, Mingbo Sun
Robust, fast and accurate vision-based localization of a cooperative target used for space robotic arm    Original Research Article
Pages 101-114
Zhuoman Wen, Yanjie Wang, Jun Luo, Arjan Kuijper, Nan Di, Minghe Jin
Numerical simulations on unsteady operation processes of N2O/HTPB hybrid rocket motor with/without diaphragm    Original Research Article
Pages 115-124
Shuai Zhang, Fan Hu, Donghui Wang, Patrick Okolo.N, Weihua Zhang
Finite time coordinated formation control for spacecraft formation flying under directed communication topology    Original Research Article
Pages 125-136
Dechao Ran, Xiaoqian Chen, Arun K. Misra
A wall grid scale criterion for hypersonic aerodynamic heating calculation    Original Research Article
Pages 137-143
Jianlong Yang, Meng Liu
The ultimate limits of the relativistic rocket equation. The Planck photon rocket    Original Research Article
Pages 144-147
Espen Gaarder Haug
Nose-to-tail analysis of an airbreathing hypersonic vehicle using an in-house simplified tool    Original Research Article
Pages 148-158
Filomena Piscitelli, Luigi Cutrone, Giuseppe Pezzella, Pietro Roncioni, Marco Marini
Long-range AIS message analysis based on the TianTuo-3 micro satellite    Original Research Article
Pages 159-165
Shiyou Li, Lihu Chen, Xiaoqian Chen, Yong Zhao, Yuzhu Bai
Robust high-precision attitude control for flexible spacecraft with improved mixed H2/H control strategy under poles assignment constraint    Original Research Article
Pages 166-175
Chuang Liu, Dong Ye, Keke Shi, Zhaowei Sun
Cruise status of Hayabusa2: Round trip mission to asteroid 162173 Ryugu    Original Research Article
Pages 176-181
Yuichi Tsuda, Sei-ichiro Watanabe, Takanao Saiki, Makoto Yoshikawa, Satoru Nakazawa
A new concept of space solar power satellite    Original Research Article
Pages 182-189
Xun Li, Baoyan Duan, Liwei Song, Yang Yang, Yiqun Zhang, Dongxu Wang
Diamagnetic antimatter storage    Original Research Article
Pages 190-203
Oleg G. Semyonov
Design for CubeSat-based dust and radiation studies at Europa    Original Research Article
Pages 204-218
Ashish Goel, Siddharth Krishnamoorthy, Travis Swenson, Stephen West, Alan Li, Alexander Crew, Derek James Phillips, Antoine Screve, Sigrid Close
Aluminum agglomeration involving the second mergence of agglomerates on the solid propellants burning surface: Experiments and modeling    Original Research Article
Pages 219-229
Wen Ao, Xin Liu, Hichem Rezaiguia, Huan Liu, Zhixin Wang, Peijin Liu
In-situ grown MgO-ZnO ceramic coating with high thermal emittance on Mg alloy by plasma electrolytic oxidation    Original Research Article
Pages 230-235
Hang Li, Songtao Lu, Wei Qin, Xiaohong Wu
On the advantages of exploiting the hierarchical structure of astrodynamical models    Original Research Article
Pages 236-247
Diogene Alessandro Dei Tos, Francesco Topputo
Thermal protection performance of magnetohydrodynamic heat shield system based on multipolar magnetic field    Original Research Article
Pages 248-258
Li Kai, Liu Jun, Liu Weiqiang
Study of the unsteady mode transition process for an over-under TBCC exhaust system    Original Research Article
Pages 259-272
Zheng Lv, Jinglei Xu, Jianwei Mo
Multi-objective trajectory optimization of Space Manoeuvre Vehicle using adaptive differential evolution and modified game theory    Original Research Article
Pages 273-280
Runqi Chai, Al Savvaris, Antonios Tsourdos, Senchun Chai
Robust distributed control of spacecraft formation flying with adaptive network topology    Original Research Article
Pages 281-296
Behrouz Shasti, Aria Alasty, Nima Assadian
Method of interplanetary trajectory optimization for the spacecraft with low thrust and swing-bys    Original Research Article
Pages 297-311
M.S. Konstantinov, M. Thein
Modeling of aerodynamic heat flux and thermoelastic behavior of nose caps of hypersonic vehicles    Original Research Article
Pages 312-331
Marina G. Persova, Yury G. Soloveichik, Vasiliy K. Belov, Dmitry S. Kiselev, Denis V. Vagin, Petr A. Domnikov, Ilya I. Patrushev, Denis N. Kurskiy
High accuracy GNSS based navigation in GEO    Original Research Article
Pages 332-341
Vincenzo Capuano, Endrit Shehaj, Paul Blunt, Cyril Botteron, Pierre-André Farine
Numerical investigation of switching mechanism for the supersonic jet element    Original Research Article
Pages 342-353
Y. Xu, G.Q. Zhang
The final year of the Rosetta mission    Original Research Article
Pages 354-359
Andrea Accomazzo, Paolo Ferri, Sylvain Lodiot, Jose-Luis Pellon-Bailon, Armelle Hubault, Jakub Urbanek, Ritchie Kay, Matthias Eiblmaier, Tiago Francisco
Self-calibration rank filter for unknown dynamic inputs mitigation during the Mars powered descent phase    Original Research Article
Pages 360-368
Qiang Xiao, Huimin Fu, Zhibao Deng, Huanxu Bai, Sheng Wang, Mingyi Sun
Study on atomization and combustion characteristics of LOX/methane pintle injectors    Original Research Article
Pages 369-379
Xin-xin Fang, Chi-bing Shen
Optimal capture occasion determination and trajectory generation for space robots grasping tumbling objects    Original Research Article
Pages 380-386
Jianjun Luo, Lijun Zong, Mingming Wang, Jianping Yuan
Thermal design and validation of radiation detector for the ChubuSat-2 micro-satellite with high-thermal-conductive graphite sheets    Original Research Article
Pages 387-394
Daeil Park, Kikuko Miyata, Hosei Nagano
Protection of surface assets on Mars from wind blown jettisoned spacecraft components    Original Research Article
Pages 395-406
Mark Paton
Nonablative lightweight thermal protection system for Mars Aeroflyby Sample collection mission    Original Research Article
Pages 407-420
Toshiyuki Suzuki, Takuya Aoki, Toshio Ogasawara, Kazuhisa Fujita
Effect of static shape deformation on aerodynamics and aerothermodynamics of hypersonic inflatable aerodynamic decelerator    Original Research Article
Pages 421-433
Jinghui Guo, Guiping Lin, Xueqin Bu, Shiming Fu, Yanmeng Chao
Analysis of orbit determination from Earth-based tracking for relay satellites in a perturbed areostationary orbit    Original Research Article
Pages 434-442
P. Romero, B. Pablos, G. Barderas
Research into topology optimization and the FDM method for a space cracked membrane    Original Research Article
Pages 443-449
Qingxi Hu, Wanyuan Li, Haiguang Zhang, Dali Liu, Fujun Peng, Yongchao Duan
Ignition kinetics of boron in primary combustion products of propellant based on its unique characteristics    Original Research Article
Pages 450-458
Wen Ao, Yang Wang, Shixi Wu




Acta Astronautica
Volume 135, Pages 1-208, June 2017

 
Ensuring safety of space flights   
Pages 1-5
N.N. Smirnov
Natural and technogeneous contamination of near-Earth space    Original Research Article
Pages 6-9
Vitaly Adushkin, Stanislav Veniaminov, Stanislav Kozlov, Alexandr Doronin, Mikhail Silnikov
Growth in the quantity of debris in Space as AN effect of mutual mechanical collisions of various types    Original Research Article
Pages 10-14
M. Yu. Sotskiy, V.A. Veldanov, V.V. Selivanov
Phase transition effect on efficiency of screen protection against elongated hyper-velocity projectiles    Original Research Article
Pages 15-20
B.V. Rumiantsev, A.I. Mikhaylin
Protection of orbital station optics against high-speed damaging elements    Original Research Article
Pages 21-25
Yu.Yu. Merkulov, S.V. Solk, O.A. Lebedev
Hypervelocity impact of mm-size plastic projectile on thin aluminum plate    Original Research Article
Pages 26-33
S.A. Poniaev, R.O. Kurakin, A.I. Sedov, S.V. Bobashev, B.G. Zhukov, A.F. Nechunaev
Compact element formation for the modeling of the high-velocity impacts of particles onto spacecraft materials and construction elements in earth conditions    Original Research Article
Pages 34-43
V.V. Selivanov, S.V. Fedorov, Ya. M. Nikolskaya, S.V. Ladov
Calculation analysis of magnetic-pulse compaction of explosively formed high-velocity metal elements used for meteoroid protection testing    Original Research Article
Pages 44-55
Sergey V. Fedorov, Victor V. Selivanov, Vladislav A. Veldanov
Numerical simulation and experimental study of explosive projectile devices    Original Research Article
Pages 56-62
V.V. Selivanov, E.F. Gryaznov, N.A. Goldenko, A.D. Sudomoev, V.A. Feldstein
Laboratory modelling of an active space experiment using railgun as a launch device    Original Research Article
Pages 63-68
S.A. Poniaev, R.O. Kurakin, B.I. Reznikov, S.I. Rozov, B.G. Zhukov, M.V. Chernyshov
Uncontrolled re-entry of satellite parts after finishing their mission in LEO: Titanium alloy degradation by thermite reaction energy    Original Research Article
Pages 69-75
K.A. Monogarov, A.N. Pivkina, L.I. Grishin, Yu. V. Frolov, D. Dilhan
Contemporary technologies of early detection of fire in space vehicles    Original Research Article
Pages 76-82
A.A. Vasiliev, G.Yu. Grigoriev, A.S. Lagutin, S.S. Nabiev, A.V. Pisliakov, N.N. Samotaev, A.V. Sokolov
Fire safety of ground-based space facilities on the spaceport “Vostochny”    Original Research Article
Pages 83-91
Vladimir S. Artamonov, Denis M. Gordienko, Anatoly S. Melikhov
Fire safety arrangement of inhabited pressurized compartments of manned spacecraft    Original Research Article
Pages 92-99
Ivan Bolodian, Anatoliy Melikhov, Leonid Tanklevskiy
Automatic fire-extinguishing system for inhabited pressurized compartments of manned spacecraft    Original Research Article
Pages 100-108
Ivan Bolodian, Anatoliy Melikhov, Leonid Tanklevskiy
WITHDRAWN: Droplet-laden flows and vapour production in large-scale evaporating liquid fuel cascades   
Page 109
Y. Chung, A. Heidari, M. Macchi, K. Volkov, J. Wen
Synthesis and testing of hypergolic ionic liquids for chemical propulsion    Original Research Article
Pages 110-113
S.V. Stovbun, A.N. Shchegolikhin, S.V. Usachev, S.V. Khomik, S.P. Medvedev
Detonation onset following shock wave focusing    Original Research Article
Pages 114-130
N.N. Smirnov, O.G. Penyazkov, K.L. Sevrouk, V.F. Nikitin, L.I. Stamov, V.V. Tyurenkova
Interaction of a shock wave with an array of particles and effect of particles on the shock wave weakening    Original Research Article
Pages 131-138
P.V. Bulat, T.E. Ilyina, K.N. Volkov, M.V. Silnikov, M.V. Chernyshov
Numerical study on the combustion characteristics of a fuel-centered pintle injector for methane rocket engines    Original Research Article
Pages 139-149
Min Son, Kanmaniraja Radhakrishnan, Youngbin Yoon, Jaye Koo
Base pressure oscillations and safety of load launching into orbit    Original Research Article
Pages 150-160
P.V. Bulat, O.N. Zasukhin, V.V. Upyrev, M.V. Silnikov, M.V. Chernyshov
Pressure oscillations and instability of working processes in the combustion chambers of solid rocket motors    Original Research Article
Pages 161-171
V.N. Emelyanov, I.V. Teterina, K.N. Volkov, A.U. Garkushev
Incident shock strength evolution in overexpanded jet flow out of rocket nozzle    Original Research Article
Pages 172-180
Mikhail V. Silnikov, Mikhail V. Chernyshov
On board electronic devices safety subject to high frequency electromagnetic radiation effects    Original Research Article
Pages 181-186
V.F. Nikitin, N.N. Smirnov, M.N. Smirnova, V.V. Tyurenkova
Possibilities of the forecast of generation of the high energy solar protons for the safety of Mars mission    Original Research Article
Pages 187-191
S.V. Avakyan, V.A. Gaponov, G.A. Nicol'skii, A.A. Solov’ev
Advanced materials obtained by Spark Plasma Sintering    Original Research Article
Pages 192-197
V.N. Chuvil’deev, М.S. Boldin, А.V. Nokhrin, А.А. Popov
Analysis of impact of general-purpose graphics processor units in supersonic flow modeling    Original Research Article
Pages 198-207
V.N. Emelyanov, A.G. Karpenko, A.S. Kozelkov, I.V. Teterina, K.N. Volkov, A.V. Yalozo




Acta Astronautica
Volume 134, Pages 1-384, May 2017


Towards a standardized grasping and refuelling on-orbit servicing for geo spacecraft    Original Research Article
Pages 1-10
Alberto Medina, Angelo Tomassini, Matteo Suatoni, Marcos Avilés, Nick Solway, Ian Coxhill, Iosif S. Paraskevas, Georgios Rekleitis, Evangelos Papadopoulos, Rainer Krenn, André Brito, Beatrice Sabbatinelli, Birk Wollenhaupt, Christian Vidal, Sarmad Aziz, Gianfranco Visentin
 
Characterization of kerosene distribution around the ignition cavity in a scramjet combustor    Original Research Article
Pages 11-16
Xipeng Li, Weidong Liu, Yu Pan, Leichao Yang, Bin An, Jiajian Zhu
Operation of an enclosed aquatic ecosystem in the Shenzhou-8 mission    Original Research Article
Pages 17-22
Xiaoyan Li, Peter R. Richter, Zongjie Hao, Yanjun An, Gaohong Wang, Dunhai Li, Yongding Liu, Sebastian M. Strauch, Martin Schuster, Ferdinand W. Haag, Michael Lebert
Revisiting the collision risk with cataloged objects for the Iridium and COSMO-SkyMed satellite constellations    Original Research Article
Pages 23-32
Carmen Pardini, Luciano Anselmo
Electromagnetic characterization of advanced nanostructured materials and multilayer design optimization for metrological and low radar observability applications    Original Research Article
Pages 33-40
Davide Micheli, Roberto Pastore, Andrea Delfini, Alfonso Giusti, Antonio Vricella, Fabio Santoni, Mario Marchetti, Oleg Tolochko, Ekaterina Vasilyeva
Design space for space design: Dialogs through boundary objects at the intersections of art, design, science, and engineering    Original Research Article
Pages 41-53
Tibor S. Balint, Paul Pangaro
Development and validation of a mechatronic solar array drive assembly for mini/micro-satellites    Original Research Article
Pages 54-64
Rui Li, Feng Guo, Chunxu Yu, Yu He, Zhuang Ye, Shuai Yuan
Development of a Marslander with crushable shock absorber by virtual and experimental testing    Original Research Article
Pages 65-74
Silvio Schröder, B. Reinhardt, C. Brauner, I. Gebauer, R. Buchwald
Coordinated stabilization for space robot after capturing a noncooperative target with large inertia    Original Research Article
Pages 75-84
Bo Zhang, Bin Liang, Ziwei Wang, Yilin Mi, Yiman Zhang, Zhang Chen
Infra-red and vibration tests of hybrid ablative/ceramic matrix technological breadboards for earth re-entry thermal protection systems    Original Research Article
Pages 85-97
Jorge Barcena, Iñaki Garmendia, Kostoula Triantou, Konstatina Mergia, Beatriz Perez, Sonia Florez, Gregory Pinaud, Jean-Marc Bouilly, Wolfgang P.P. Fischer
Affective states and adaptation to parabolic flights    Original Research Article
Pages 98-105
Aurélie Collado, Cécile Langlet, Tzvetomira Tzanova, Jean-Philippe Hainaut, Vincent Monfort, Benoît Bolmont
Optimal earth-moon transfers using lunar gravity assist in the restricted four-body problem    Original Research Article
Pages 106-120
Yi Qi, Shijie Xu
A seismic-network mission proposal as an example for modular robotic lunar exploration missions    Original Research Article
Pages 121-132
C. Lange, L. Witte, R. Rosta, F. Sohl, A. Heffels, M. Knapmeyer
Computational fluid dynamics analysis of a synthesis gas turbulent combustion in a round jet burner    Original Research Article
Pages 133-140
Mohammad Mansourian, Reza Kamali
Halo orbit to science orbit captures at planetary moons    Original Research Article
Pages 141-151
Kevin A. Bokelmann, Ryan P. Russell
Solar oscillation time delay measurement assisted celestial navigation method    Original Research Article
Pages 152-158
Xiaolin Ning, Mingzhen Gui, Jie Zhang, Jiancheng Fang, Gang Liu
Fault estimation of satellite reaction wheels using covariance based adaptive unscented Kalman filter    Original Research Article
Pages 159-169
Afshin Rahimi, Krishna Dev Kumar, Hekmat Alighanbari
Energy distribution design on the photovoltaic cell array of the SSPS-OMEGA concept    Original Research Article
Pages 170-178
Yang Yang, Yiqun Zhang, Guanheng Fan, Dongxu Wang, Xun Li
Analysis of conditional statistics of a supersonic jet flame in heated coflow via direct numerical simulation    Original Research Article
Pages 179-188
Tai Jin, Kun Luo, Shuqiang Lu, Jianren Fan
Lunar based massdriver applications    Original Research Article
Pages 189-196
Manfred Ehresmann, Roland Atonius Gabrielli, Georg Herdrich, René Laufer
A study of the influence of the sun on optimal two-impulse Earth-to-Moon trajectories with moderate time of flight in the three-body and four-body models    Original Research Article
Pages 197-220
Luiz Arthur Gagg Filho, Sandro da Silva Fernandes
Hypersonic entry vehicle state estimation using nonlinearity-based adaptive cubature Kalman filters    Original Research Article
Pages 221-230
Tao Sun, Ming Xin
Propulsion for CubeSats    Review Article
Pages 231-243
Kristina Lemmer
An economic analysis of disaggregation of space assets: Application to GPS    Original Research Article
Pages 244-264
Daniel E. Hastings, Paul A. La Tour
The analysis of high amplitude of potential oscillations near the hollow cathode of ion thruster    Original Research Article
Pages 265-277
Yu Qin, Kan Xie, Ning Guo, Zun Zhang, Cen Zhang, Zengjie Gu, Yu Zhang, Zhaorui Jiang, Jiting Ouyang
Experimental and theoretical study on characteristics of pulse excitation in T-burners    Original Research Article
Pages 278-290
Mi Yan, Ningfei Wang, Junwei Li, Anchen Song, Yu Ma
Fast and robust kernel generators for star trackers    Original Research Article
Pages 291-302
David Arnas, Márcio A.A. Fialho, Daniele Mortari
Photometric study of two marginal contact binaries in SMC    Original Research Article
Pages 303-306
Shanti Priya Devarapalli, Rukmini Jagirdar
Analysis of ultraviolet exposure effects on the surface properties of epoxy/graphene nanocomposite films on Mylar substrate    Original Research Article
Pages 307-313
Marialaura Clausi, M. Gabriella Santonicola, Luigi Schirone, Susanna Laurenzi
Validation results of satellite mock-up capturing experiment using nets    Original Research Article
Pages 314-332
Alberto Medina, Lorenzo Cercós, Raluca M. Stefanescu, Riccardo Benvenuto, Vincenzo Pesce, Marco Marcon, Michèle Lavagna, Iván González, Nuria Rodríguez López, Kjetil Wormnes
Numerical simulation of the gas-liquid interaction of a liquid jet in supersonic crossflow    Original Research Article
Pages 333-344
Peibo Li, Zhenguo Wang, Mingbo Sun, Hongbo Wang
Automatic streak endpoint localization from the cornerness metric    Original Research Article
Pages 345-354
Brad Sease, Brien Flewelling, Jonathan Black
Preliminary results on the dynamics of large and flexible space structures in Halo orbits    Original Research Article
Pages 355-367
Andrea Colagrossi, Michèle Lavagna
Fifty years of IAA History Symposia (1967–2016)    Original Research Article
Pages 368-384
A. Ingemar Skoog, R. Cargill Hall



Acta Astronautica
Volume 133, Pages 1-476, April 2017

 
Thermoelastic buckling analysis of pre-twisted functionally graded beams with temperature-dependent material properties    Original Research Article
Pages 1-13
Amin Ghorbani Shenas, Parviz Malekzadeh, Sima Ziaee
Mechanism analysis of Magnetohydrodynamic heat shield system and optimization of externally applied magnetic field    Original Research Article
Pages 14-23
Kai Li, Jun Liu, Weiqiang Liu
Instantaneous GNSS attitude determination: A Monte Carlo sampling approach   
Pages 24-29
Xiucong Sun, Chao Han, Pei Chen
Academy transaction note characterization of FRAM microcontrollers to radiations   
Pages 30-32
Federica Lacirignola, Claudio Sansoè
Toward lean satellites reliability improvement using HORYU-IV project as case study    Original Research Article
Pages 33-49
Pauline Faure, Atomu Tanaka, Mengu Cho
Analysis of flowfield characteristics for equal polygon opposing jet on different freeflow conditions    Original Research Article
Pages 50-62
Shi-bin Li, Zhen-guo Wang, Wei Huang, Li Yan
Optimal mission planning of GEO on-orbit refueling in mixed strategy    Original Research Article
Pages 63-72
Xiao-qian Chen, Jing Yu
Attitude stabilization of flexible spacecrafts via extended disturbance observer based controller    Original Research Article
Pages 73-80
Ruidong Yan, Zhong Wu
Asteroid Origins Satellite (AOSAT) I: An On-orbit Centrifuge Science Laboratory    Original Research Article
Pages 81-94
Jack Lightholder, Andrew Thoesen, Eric Adamson, Jeremy Jakubowski, Ravi Nallapu, Sarah Smallwood, Laksh Raura, Andrew Klesh, Erik Asphaug, Jekan Thangavelautham
A novel ram-air plasma synthetic jet actuator for near space high-speed flow control    Original Research Article
Pages 95-102
Yan Zhou, Zhixun Xia, Zhenbing Luo, Lin Wang, Xiong Deng
Drag reduction for the combination of spike and counterflow jet on blunt body at high Mach number flow    Original Research Article
Pages 103-110
Z. Eghlima, K. Mansour
Nonlinear model and attitude dynamics of flexible spacecraft with large amplitude slosh    Original Research Article
Pages 111-120
Mingle Deng, Baozeng Yue
Recovery rate prediction in lunar regolith simulant drilling    Original Research Article
Pages 121-127
Qiquan Quan, Chongbin Chen, Zongquan Deng, Junyue Tang, Shengyuan Jiang
Electromagnetic absorption properties of spacecraft and space debris    Original Research Article
Pages 128-135
D. Micheli, F. Santoni, A. Giusti, A. Delfini, R. Pastore, A. Vricella, M. Albano, L. Arena, F. Piergentili, M. Marchetti
Experimental investigation of the combustion products in an aluminised solid propellant    Original Research Article
Pages 136-144
Zhu Liu, Shipeng Li, Mengying Liu, Dian Guan, Xin Sui, Ningfei Wang
Transfer from Earth to libration point orbit using lunar gravity assist    Original Research Article
Pages 145-157
Yi Qi, Shijie Xu, Rui Qi
Experimental study on the flow separation and self-excited oscillation phenomenon in a rectangular duct    Original Research Article
Pages 158-165
Bing Xiong, Zhen-Guo Wang, Xiao-Qiang Fan, Yi Wang
Concept of a self-pressurized feed system for liquid rocket engines and its fundamental experiment results    Original Research Article
Pages 166-176
Jun Matsumoto, Shunichi Okaya, Hiroshi Igoh, Junichiro Kawaguchi
Transfer to near-Earth asteroids from a lunar orbit via Earth flyby and direct escaping trajectories    Original Research Article
Pages 177-184
Yamin Wang, Yonghe Zhang, Dong Qiao, Qingyun Mao, Jun Jiang
Effect of heat release on movement characteristics of shock train in an isolator    Original Research Article
Pages 185-194
Chenlin Zhang, Juntao Chang, MengMeng Liu, Shuo Feng, Wen Shi, Wen Bao
Southern Meridiani Planum - A candidate landing site for the first crewed mission to Mars    Review Article
Pages 195-220
J.D.A. Clarke, D. Willson, H. Smith, S.W. Hobbs, E. Jones
On-orbit assembly of a team of flexible spacecraft using potential field based method    Original Research Article
Pages 221-232
Ti Chen, Hao Wen, Haiyan Hu, Dongping Jin
Numerical investigation of improving the performance of a single expansion ramp nozzle at off-design conditions by secondary injection    Original Research Article
Pages 233-243
Zheng Lv, Jinglei Xu, Jianwei Mo
The science planning process on the Rosetta mission    Original Research Article
Pages 244-257
Claire Vallat, Nicolas Altobelli, Bernhard Geiger, Bjoern Grieger, Michael Kueppers, Claudio Muñoz Crego, Richard Moissl, Matthew G.G.T. Taylor, Claudia Alexander, Bonnie Buratti, Mathieu Choukroun, the RSGS Liaison scientists group
The optimisation of low-acceleration interstellar relativistic rocket trajectories using genetic algorithms    Original Research Article
Pages 258-268
Kenneth K.H. Fung, Geraint F. Lewis, Xiaofeng Wu
Online attitude determination of a passively magnetically stabilized spacecraft    Original Research Article
Pages 269-281
R. Burton, S. Rock, J. Springmann, J. Cutler
The cislunar polygonal-like periodic orbit: Construction, transition and its application    Original Research Article
Pages 282-301
Yuying Liang, Ming Xu, Shijie Xu
Disturbance observer-based fuzzy control for flexible spacecraft combined attitude & sun tracking system    Original Research Article
Pages 302-310
Yew-Chung Chak, Renuganth Varatharajoo, Yury Razoumny
Vortex-induced vibration for an isolated circular cylinder under the wake interference of an oscillating airfoil: Part II. Single degree of freedom    Original Research Article
Pages 311-323
G.Q. Zhang, L.C. Ji, X. Hu
Experimental evaluation of a Dielectric Elastomer robotic arm for space applications    Original Research Article
Pages 324-333
F. Branz, A. Francesconi
Flexible operation strategy for environment control system in abnormal supply power condition    Original Research Article
Pages 334-345
Pang Liping, Li Guoxiang, Qu Hongquan, Fang Yufeng
Dynamic modeling and simulation of an integral bipropellant propulsion double-valve combined test system    Original Research Article
Pages 346-374
Yang Chen, Huasheng Wang, Jixia Xia, Guobiao Cai, Zhenpeng Zhang
Enabling technologies for Chinese Mars lander guidance system   
Pages 375-386
Xiuqiang Jiang, Shuang Li
Ignition of a polymer propellant of hybrid rocket motor by a hot particle    Original Research Article
Pages 387-396
D.O. Glushkov, G.V. Kuznetsov, P.A. Strizhak

Evolution of weak shock waves in non-ideal magnetogasdynamics    Original Research Article
Pages 397-402
Triloki Nath, R.K. Gupta, L.P. Singh
Dynamic characteristics and performance evaluation for the part strut failure of the vibration isolation platform on satellites    Original Research Article
Pages 403-415
Yao Zhang, Chao Sheng, Zixi Guo, Youyi Wang, Wenbo Li
Simultaneous detection of multiple debris via a cascade of numerical evaluations and a voting scheme for lines in an image sequence    Original Research Article
Pages 416-422
Koki Fujita, Naoyuki Ichimura, Toshiya Hanada
Investigation of two degrees of freedom on vortex-induced vibration under the wake interference of an oscillating airfoil    Original Research Article
Pages 423-435
G.Q. Zhang, L.C. Ji
MHD slip flow of a dissipative Casson fluid over a moving geometry with heat source/sink: A numerical study    Original Research Article
Pages 436-443
C.S.K. Raju, N. Sandeep
Propulsion options for very low Earth orbit microsatellites    Original Research Article
Pages 444-454
Mirko Leomanni, Andrea Garulli, Antonio Giannitrapani, Fabrizio Scortecci
Experimental study on multiple-pulse performance characteristics of ammonium perchlorate/aluminum powder rocket motor    Original Research Article
Pages 455-466
Yue Li, Chunbo Hu, Zhe Deng, Chao Li, Haijun Sun, Yupeng Cai
A beacon configuration optimization method based on Fisher information for Mars atmospheric entry    Original Research Article
Pages 467-475
Zeduan Zhao, Zhengshi Yu, Pingyuan Cui




Acta Astronautica
Volume 132, Pages 1-338, March 2017


Thermodynamic performance analysis of ramjet engine at wide working conditions    Original Research Article
Pages 1-12
Min Ou, Li Yan, Jing-feng Tang, Wei Huang, Xiao-qian Chen
 
Effect of the rail unevenness on the pointing accuracy of large radio telescope    Original Research Article
Pages 13-18
Na Li, Jiang Wu, Bao-Yan Duan, Cong-Si Wang
Cavitation instabilities of an inducer in a cryogenic pump    Original Research Article
Pages 19-24
Dae-Jin Kim, Hyung Jin Sung, Chang-Ho Choi, Jin-Sun Kim
Characteristics of transverse hydrogen jet in presence of multi air jets within scramjet combustor    Original Research Article
Pages 25-32
M. Barzegar Gerdroodbary, Keivan Fallah, H. Pourmirzaagha
An adaptive scale factor based MPPT algorithm for changing solar irradiation levels in outer space    Original Research Article
Pages 33-42
Trevor Hocksun Kwan, Xiaofeng Wu
Modeling, construction and experimental validation of actuated rolling dynamics of the cylindrical Transforming Roving-Rolling Explorer (TRREx)    Original Research Article
Pages 43-53
L. Edwin, A. Mazzoleni, T. Gemmer, S. Ferguson
The effect of kerosene injection on ignition probability of local ignition in a scramjet combustor    Original Research Article
Pages 54-58
Heng Bao, Jin Zhou, Yu Pan
Motion compensation for robotic lung tumour radiotherapy in remote locations: A personalised medicine approach    Original Research Article
Pages 59-66
Clara M. Ionescu, Cosmin Copot, Dirk Verellen
In vivo bone remodeling rates determination and compressive stiffness variations before, during 60 days bed rest and two years follow up: A micro-FE-analysis from HR-pQCT measurements of the berlin Bed Rest Study-2    Original Research Article
Pages 67-77
Zully Ritter, Daniel Belavy, Wolfgang W. Baumann, Dieter Felsenberg
Finite-time control for asteroid hovering and landing via terminal sliding-mode guidance    Original Research Article
Pages 78-89
Hongwei Yang, Xiaoli Bai, Hexi Baoyin
Parametric study and performance analysis of hybrid rocket motors with double-tube configuration    Original Research Article
Pages 90-96
Nanjia Yu, Bo Zhao, Arnau Pons Lorente, Jue Wang
Physical simulation of the long-term dynamic action of a plasma beam on a space debris object    Original Research Article
Pages 97-102
Valentin A. Shuvalov, Nikolai.B. Gorev, Nikolai A. Tokmak, Galina S. Kochubei
Advanced numerical study of the three-axis magnetic attitude control and determination with uncertainties    Original Research Article
Pages 103-110
D.S. Ivanov, M.Yu. Ovchinnikov, V.I. Penkov, D.S. Roldugin, D.M. Doronin, A.V. Ovchinnikov
The Gravity-Loading countermeasure Skinsuit (GLCS) and its effect upon aerobic exercise performance    Original Research Article
Pages 111-116
Julia Attias, A.T. Carvil Philip, James Waldie, Thais Russomano, N. Evetts Simon, A. Green David
First order coupled dynamic model of flexible space structures with time-varying configurations    Original Research Article
Pages 117-123
Jie Wang, Dongxu Li, Jianping Jiang
Application of vacuum stability test to determine thermal decomposition kinetics of nitramines bonded by polyurethane matrix    Original Research Article
Pages 124-130
Ahmed Elbeih, Mohamed Abd-Elghany, Tamer Elshenawy
On-orbit identifying the inertia parameters of space robotic systems using simple equivalent dynamics    Original Research Article
Pages 131-142
Wenfu Xu, Zhonghua Hu, Yu Zhang, Bin Liang
Attitude control of an underactuated spacecraft using quaternion feedback regulator and tube-based MPC    Original Research Article
Pages 143-149
M. Mirshams, M. Khosrojerdi
Coupled heat transfer analysis of thrust chambers with recessed shear coaxial injectors    Original Research Article
Pages 150-160
Jiawen Song, Bing Sun
Three-dimensional particle simulation of back-sputtered carbon in electric propulsion test facility    Original Research Article
Pages 161-169
Hongru Zheng, Guobiao Cai, Lihui Liu, Shengfei Shang, Bijiao He
Stochastic and sensitivity analysis of shape error of inflatable antenna reflectors    Original Research Article
Pages 170-176
Bingbing San, Qingshan Yang, Liwei Yin
Thermal investigation of an internally cooled strut injector for scramjet application at moderate and hot gas conditions    Original Research Article
Pages 177-191
Nils C. Dröske, Felix J. Förster, Bernhard Weigand, Jens von Wolfersdorf
Quantification of the responsiveness of on-orbit servicing infrastructure for modularized earth-orbiting platforms    Original Research Article
Pages 192-203
Tristan Sarton du Jonchay, Koki Ho
Improvement of aerodynamic characteristics of a thick airfoil with a vortex cell in sub- and transonic flow    Original Research Article
Pages 204-220
Sergey Isaev, Paul Baranov, Igor Popov, Alexander Sudakov, Alexander Usachov
Mars atmospheric entry guidance for reference trajectory tracking based on robust nonlinear compound controller    Original Research Article
Pages 221-229
Juan Dai, Ai Gao, Yuanqing Xia
Fluid-thermal analysis of aerodynamic heating over spiked blunt body configurations    Original Research Article
Pages 230-242
Qihao Qin, Jinglei Xu, Shuai Guo
Effects of torque spring, CCL and latch mechanism on dynamic response of planar solar arrays with multiple clearance joints    Original Research Article
Pages 243-255
Yuanyuan Li, Zilu Wang, Cong Wang, Wenhu Huang
Numerical study of active flow control over a hypersonic backward-facing step using supersonic jet in near space    Original Research Article
Pages 256-267
Guang-ming Guo, Hong Liu, Bin Zhang
Determining best practices in reconnoitering sites for habitability potential on Mars using a semi-autonomous rover: A GeoHeuristic Operational Strategies Test    Original Research Article
Pages 268-281
R.A. Yingst, J. Berger, B.A. Cohen, B. Hynek, M.E. Schmidt
A small-gain method for integrated guidance and control in terminal phase of reentry    Original Research Article
Pages 282-292
Han Yan, Shuping Tan, Yingzi He
Deployment dynamics of tethered-net for space debris removal    Original Research Article
Pages 293-302
Minghe Shan, Jian Guo, Eberhard Gill
Fault Tolerant Attitude Control for spacecraft with SGCMGs under actuator partial failure and actuator saturation    Original Research Article
Pages 303-311
Fuzhen Zhang, Lei Jin, Shijie Xu
Kurzweil's Singularity as a part of Evo-SETI Theory    Original Research Article
Pages 312-325
Claudio Maccone
Optimal landing site selection based on safety index during planetary descent    Original Research Article
Pages 326-336
Pingyuan Cui, Dantong Ge, Ai Gao
Erratum to “Combustion oscillation study in a kerosene fueled rocket-based combined-cycle engine combustor” [Acta Astronaut. 129 (2016) 260–270]   
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Zhi-Wei Huang, Guo-Qiang He, Fei Qin, Rui Xue, Xiang-Geng Wei, Lei Shi