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
  • PhB (1st year)
  • PhB (2nd or 3rd year)
  • Honours project
  • Phd or Masters
  • Vacation scholar

Contact supervisor

Boswell, Roderick profile

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