Available student project - Active orbital control systems for nano-sats orbiting the Moon

Research fields

  • Engineering in Physics
  • Astrophysics

Project details

Cold gas and plasma assisted thrusters will be required by surveillance satellites carrying out various missions. This project will investigate the mission profiles for orbit changing and de-orbiting procedures necessary to create a safe and reliable environment in near Moon space.

Project suitability

This research project can be tailored to suit students of the following type(s)
  • 3rd year special project
  • Honours or MSc project
  • Phd or MPhil
  • Vacation scholar

Contact supervisor

Boswell, Roderick profile

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