9781881883104

Space Mission Analysis and Design

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    9781881883104

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    1881883108

  • Edition: 3RD
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  • Copyright: 1999-10-31
  • Publisher: MICROCOSM
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Table of Contents

List of Authors
ix
Preface xvii
The Space Mission Analysis and Design Process
1(18)
Introduction and Overview
1(6)
The Space Mission Life Cycle
7(5)
Definition of Mission Objectives
12(3)
Preliminary Estimate of Mission Needs, Requirements, and Constraints
15(4)
Mission Characterization
19(28)
Identifying Alternative Mission Concepts
21(11)
Identifying Alternative Mission Architectures
32(5)
Identifying System Drivers
37(1)
Characterizing the Mission Architecture
38(9)
Mission Evaluation
47(26)
Identification of Critical Requirements
48(1)
Mission Analysis
49(10)
Mission Utility
59(10)
Mission Concept Selection
69(4)
Requirements Definition
73(22)
Role of Requirements in System Development
74(6)
Requirements Analysis and Performance Budgeting
80(10)
Requirements Documentation and Specifications
90(3)
Summary: The Steps to a Requirements Baseline
93(2)
Space Mission Geometry
95(36)
Introduction to Geometry on the Celestial Sphere
98(12)
Earth Geometry Viewed from Space
110(7)
Apparent Motion of Satellites for an Observer on the Earth
117(6)
Development of Mapping and Pointing Budgets
123(8)
Introduction to Astrodynamics
131(28)
Keplerian Orbits
132(9)
Orbit Perturbations
141(5)
Orbit Maneuvering
146(7)
Launch Windows
153(2)
Orbit Maintenance
155(4)
Orbit and Constellation Design
159(44)
The Orbit Design Process
160(3)
Earth Coverage
163(13)
The ΔV Budget
176(3)
Selecting Orbits for Earth-Referenced Spacecraft
179(4)
Selecting Transfer, Parking, and Space-Referenced Orbits
183(5)
Constellation Design
188(15)
The Space Environment and Survivability
203(38)
The Space Environment
203(18)
Hardness and Survivability Requirements
221(20)
Space Payload Design and Sizing
241(60)
Payload Design and Sizing Process
245(4)
Mission Requirements and Subject Trades
249(6)
Background
255(11)
Observation Payload Design
266(12)
Observation Payload Sizing
278(13)
Examples
291(10)
Spacecraft Design and Sizing
301(52)
Requirements, Constraints, and the Design Process
304(4)
Spacecraft Configuration
308(6)
Design Budgets
314(4)
Designing the Spacecraft Bus
318(18)
Integrating the Spacecraft Design
336(3)
Examples
339(14)
Spacecraft Subsystems
353(166)
Attitude Determination and Control
354(27)
Telemetry, Tracking, and Command
381(14)
Command and Data Handling
395(12)
Power
407(21)
Thermal
428(31)
Structures and Mechanisms
459(38)
Guidance and Navigation
497(22)
Space Manufacture and Test
519(14)
Engineering Data
521(1)
Manufacture of High-Reliability Hardware
521(2)
Inspection and Quality Assurance
523(1)
The Qualification Program
524(5)
Spacecraft Qualification Test Flow
529(1)
Launch Site Operations
530(3)
Communications Architecture
533(54)
Communications Architecture
534(9)
Data Rates
543(7)
Link Design
550(20)
Sizing the Communications Payload
570(5)
Special Topics
575(12)
Mission Operations
587(34)
Developing a Mission Operations Plan
590(10)
Overview of Space Mission Operations Functions
600(11)
Estimating the Size and Cost of Mission Operations
611(5)
Automating Spacecraft and Ground Operations Functions
616(5)
Ground System Design and Sizing
621(24)
The Ground System Design Process
623(1)
A Ground System's Basic Elements
624(5)
The Typical Ground System
629(7)
Alternatives to Building a Dedicated System
636(6)
Key Design Considerations
642(3)
Spacecraft Computer Systems
645(40)
Computer System Specification
649(11)
Computer Resource Estimation
660(13)
FireSat Example
673(12)
Space Propulsion Systems
685(34)
Propulsion Subsystem Selection and Sizing
687(1)
Basics of Rocket Propulsion
688(3)
Types of Rockets
691(17)
Component Selection and Sizing
708(8)
Staging
716(3)
Launch Systems
719(26)
Basic Launch Vehicle Considerations
720(3)
Launch System Selection Process
723(12)
Determining the Spacecraft Design Envelope and Environments
735(10)
Space Manufacturing and Reliability
745(38)
Designing Space Systems for Manufacturability
745(20)
Reliability for Space Mission Planning
765(18)
Cost Modeling
783(38)
Introduction to Cost Analysis
784(7)
The Parametric Cost Estimation Process
791(4)
Cost Estimating Relationships
795(9)
Other Topics
804(7)
FireSat Example
811(10)
Limits on Mission Design
821(32)
Law and Policy Considerations
821(19)
Orbital Debris--A Space Hazard
840(13)
Design of Low-Cost Spacecraft
853(30)
Designing Low-Cost Space Systems
858(5)
Small Space Systems Capabilities and Applications
863(6)
Applying Miniature Satellite Technology to FireSat
869(2)
Scaling from Large to Small Systems
871(2)
Economics of Low-Cost Space Systems
873(8)
Annotated Bibliography on Low-Cost Space Systems
881(2)
Applying the Space Mission Analysis and Design
883(40)
Applying SMAD to Later Mission Phases
884(4)
Lessons Learned from Existing Space Programs
888(1)
Future Trends
889(5)
APPENDICES
Appendix A. Mass Distribution for Selected Satellites
894(3)
Appendix B. Astronautical and Astrophysical Data
897(5)
Appendix C. Elliptical Orbit Equations
902(2)
Appendix D. Spherical Geometry Formulas
904(4)
Appendix E. Universal Time and Julian Dates
908(6)
Appendix F. Units and Conversion Factors
914(9)
Index 923

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