Research

 

Center Of Excellence CST Research Tasks

 

Space Traffic Management and Launch Operations Research Task

 185. Unified 4D Trajectory Approach for Integrated Traffic Management

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Coleman, Kelvin
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   1.1 STM - Integration & Operations
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Alonso, Juan
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   Stanford, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation SU-Alonso

Media

 186. Space Environment Modeling/Prediction 

PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Coleman, Kelvin
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   1.1 STM - Integration & Operations
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Forbes, Jeff (Stanford), Fuller-Rowell, Tim (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   Stanford, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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 ►2011 Research Presentation SU-Close

 ►2011 Research Presentation CU-Matsuo for Fuller-Rowell

187. Space Situational Awareness Improvements 

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Coleman, Kelvin
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   1.1 STM - Integration & Operations
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Born, George
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Colorado at Boulder
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation CU-Scheeres 

 220. Establish a Framework to Capture a Body of Knowledge for Commercial Spaceport Practices

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Rey, René
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   1.1 STM - Launch & Reentry Operations
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Hynes, Pat
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   New Mexico State University
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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Spaceport Framework Update Version, February 11, 2015

Research Roadmap Workshop Summary Document

Body of Knowledge for Commercial Spaceport Operations Web Link

2011 Research Presentation NMSU-Hynes

Presentation to Range Commanders Council 2015 Exec. Committee Mtg. Presentation

32nd Annual International Test and Evaluation Symposium Presentation

 

 247. Air And Space Traffic Control Considerations For Commercial Space Transportation

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Demidovich, Nick
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   1.1 STM - Integration & Operations
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Durrance, Sam
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   Florida Institute of Technology
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation FIT-Villaire

 257. Masters Level Commericial Space Operations Instruction Criteria

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:  Rey, René
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   1.2 STM - Launch & Reentry Operations
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Born, George
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Colorado at Boulder
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Years 1  of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation CU-Born

 

Launch Vehicle Operations, Technologies & Payloads Research Task

 259. Flight Software Validation and Verification For Safety

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:  Demidovich, Nick
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   2.2 Vehicle Safety - Technologies
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Hanrahan, Pat - Alonso, Juan
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   Stanford
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Years 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation SU-Alonso

 228. Magneto-Elastic Sensing For Structural Health Monitoring  

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:  Demidovich, Nick
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   2.2 Vehicle Safety - Technologies
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Zagrai, Andrei
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   New Mexico Institue Of Mining and Technology
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Years 1 & 2 of 1.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation NMT-Zagrai, Ostergren

 241. High Temperature, Optical Sapphire Pressure Sensors For Hypersonic Vehicles

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:  Demidovich, Nick
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   2.2 Vehicle Safety - Technologies
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Sheplak, Mark - Oates William S.
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   UF, Florida State University
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 2.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation UF-Sheplak

2011 Research Presentation FSU-Oates

244. Autonomous Rendezvous And Docking Standards 

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Demidovich, Nick
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   2.2 Vehicle Safety - Technologies
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Rock, Steve, Collins, E. (FSU), Fitz-Coy, N. (UF)
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   Stanford, University of Florida, Florida State University
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 3.
  • STATUS:    Ongoing

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 ►2011 Research Presentation SU-Rock

2011 Research Presentation UF-Fitz-Coy

2011 Research Presentation FSU-Collins

2011 Research Presentation CU-Axelrad

253. Ultra High Temperature Composites For Thermal Protection Systems  

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Demidovich, Nick
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   2.2 Vehicle Safety - Technologies
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Orlovskaya, Nina - Kapat, Jay - An, Linan - Illie, Marcel  
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University Of Central Florida
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 3.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation UCF-Gou, Kapat

258. Multi-Disciplinary Analysis of Launch Vehicle Safety Metrics 

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:  Murray, Dan
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   2.1 Vehicle Safety - Analyses
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Alonso, Juan
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   Stanford
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Years 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation SU-Alonso

 

Human Spaceflight Research Task

 182. Human System Risk Managment Approach To CST

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Graham, Doug
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   3.1 Human Spaceflight - Physiology & Medicine
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Vanderploeg, Jim
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Texas Medical Branch
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 3, 2011 - Jan 6, 2012. Year 1 of 1.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation UTMB-Vanderploeg

  181. Medical And Physiological Database System 

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:  Graham, Doug
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   3.1 Human Spaceflight - Physiology & Medicine
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Vanderploeg, Jim
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Texas Medical Branch
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 3, 2011 - Jan 4, 2013. Years 1 & 2 of 2.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Pesentation UTMB-Vanderploeg

 

255. Wearable Biomedical Monitoring Equipment For Spaceflight Participants  

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Graham, Doug
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   3.1 Human Spaceflight - Physiology & Medicine
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Jennings, Richard  
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Texas Medical Branch
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2012. Years 1 & 2 of 2.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation UTMB-Jennings

256. Testing And Training In High-G Profiles 

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Rey, René
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   3.4 Human Spaceflight - Training
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Vanderploeg, Jim
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Texas Medical Branch
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2012. Years 1 & 2 of 2.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation UTMB-Vanderploeg

184. Human Rating Of Commercially Operated Spacecraft

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Rey, René 
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   3.4 Human Spaceflight - Human Rating
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Klaus, David
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Colorado at Boulder
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2012. Year 1 of 3
  • STATUS:    Ongoing

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 ►2011 Research Presentation CU-Klaus

 183. Spaceflight Crew Medical Standards And Participant Acceptance Criteria 

PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Graham, Doug
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   3.1 Human Spaceflight - Physiology & Medicine
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Vanderploeg, Jim
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Texas Medical Branch
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 3, 2011 - Jan 6, 2012. Year 1 of 1.
  • STATUS:   Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation UTMB-Jennings

 

Space Transportation Industry Viability Research Task

 193. Role Of The COE-CST In Encourage, Facilitate And Promote 

 PROJECT AT-A-GLANCE

  • AST RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD POINT OF CONTACT:   Davidian, Ken 
  • AST RESEARCH AREA:   4.1 Industry Viability - Commercial
  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:   Hubbard, Scott
  • EXECUTION ENTITY:   University of Colorado at Boulder
  • PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:   Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011. Year 1 of 5.
  • STATUS:    Ongoing

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2011 Research Presentation SU-Hubbard

2011 Research Presentation CU-Born


 Roadmapping Workshop Summary April 2011

 ► Roadmapping Workshop August 2011

Roadmapping Workshop Summary August 2011