Space engineering
Experimental investigation and optimization of thermal performance of ion mobility spectrometry cell

Hamed Sheikhbahaee; Farkhondeh Saliminezhad; Seyed Alireza Ghorashi; Saeed Hajialigol

Volume 3, Issue 2 , February 2024, , Pages 154-167

  Ion mobility spectroscopy (IMS), as one of the detection methods based on the ionization of mineral, organic, and chemical substances, has been used efficiently for many years in manned and robotic space missions. The space applications of these instruments include environmental monitoring of spacecraft ...  Read More

Space engineering
The Effect of Micrometeorite's Random Impact on Satellite Lifetime with Redundant Solar Panel Approach

Roya Sanaie; Pouya Talebinejad; Seyed Mohammadjavad Tabatabiee; Mahdi Fakoor

Volume 3, Issue 1 , August 2023, , Pages 114-122

  The solar array ,one of the main parts of the satellite's electrical power subsystem, is responsible for providing the required electrical power for the satellite during the mission. Micrometeorites and small space debris are considered serious risk for the satellite mission. Due to the number of satellites ...  Read More

Flight dynamics
Imaged Based Earth Horizon Sensor with no Altitude Information

Behrooz Raeisy; Fatemeh Ghofrani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2021, , Pages 53-64

  Various sensors can be used to attitude determination of a satellite, including the Earth Horizon Sensor. These sensors generally divided into two types: static and scanning types. In the static type, two- dimensional array or several linear arrays capture instantly the Earth image information to attitude ...  Read More