GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATIONCitation formats

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  • Brandon Holmes
  • Sabrina Livadiotti
  • Nicholas Crisp
  • Katherine Smith
  • Luciana Sinpetru
  • Jonathan Becedas
  • Rosa María Domínguez
  • Valeria Sulliotti-Linne
  • Simon Christensen
  • Thomas Kauffman Jensen
  • Jens Nielsen
  • Morten Bisgaard
  • Yung-An Chan
  • Georg H. Herdrich
  • Francesco Romano
  • Stefanos Fasoulas
  • Constantin Traub
  • Daniel Garcia-Almiñana
  • Marina Garcia-Berenguer
  • Silvia Rodriguez-Donaire
  • Miquel Sureda
  • Dhiren Kataria
  • Badia Belkouchi
  • Alexis Conte
  • Simon Seminari
  • Rachel Villain

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GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATION. / Abrao Oiko, Vitor Toshiyuki; Roberts, Peter; Macario Rojas, Alejandro; Edmondson, Steve; Haigh, Sarah; Holmes, Brandon; Livadiotti, Sabrina; Crisp, Nicholas; Smith, Katherine; Sinpetru, Luciana; Becedas, Jonathan; Domínguez, Rosa María; Sulliotti-Linne, Valeria; Christensen, Simon; Kauffman Jensen, Thomas; Nielsen, Jens; Bisgaard, Morten; Chan, Yung-An; Herdrich, Georg H.; Romano, Francesco ; Fasoulas, Stefanos; Traub, Constantin; Garcia-Almiñana, Daniel ; Garcia-Berenguer, Marina; Rodriguez-Donaire, Silvia; Sureda, Miquel; Kataria, Dhiren ; Belkouchi, Badia; Conte, Alexis; Seminari, Simon; Villain, Rachel .

71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020. 2020.

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Harvard

Abrao Oiko, VT, Roberts, P, Macario Rojas, A, Edmondson, S, Haigh, S, Holmes, B, Livadiotti, S, Crisp, N, Smith, K, Sinpetru, L, Becedas, J, Domínguez, RM, Sulliotti-Linne, V, Christensen, S, Kauffman Jensen, T, Nielsen, J, Bisgaard, M, Chan, Y-A, Herdrich, GH, Romano, F, Fasoulas, S, Traub, C, Garcia-Almiñana, D, Garcia-Berenguer, M, Rodriguez-Donaire, S, Sureda, M, Kataria, D, Belkouchi, B, Conte, A, Seminari, S & Villain, R 2020, GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATION. in 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020.

APA

Abrao Oiko, V. T., Roberts, P., Macario Rojas, A., Edmondson, S., Haigh, S., Holmes, B., Livadiotti, S., Crisp, N., Smith, K., Sinpetru, L., Becedas, J., Domínguez, R. M., Sulliotti-Linne, V., Christensen, S., Kauffman Jensen, T., Nielsen, J., Bisgaard, M., Chan, Y-A., Herdrich, G. H., ... Villain, R. (Accepted/In press). GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATION. In 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020

Vancouver

Abrao Oiko VT, Roberts P, Macario Rojas A, Edmondson S, Haigh S, Holmes B et al. GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATION. In 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020. 2020

Author

Abrao Oiko, Vitor Toshiyuki ; Roberts, Peter ; Macario Rojas, Alejandro ; Edmondson, Steve ; Haigh, Sarah ; Holmes, Brandon ; Livadiotti, Sabrina ; Crisp, Nicholas ; Smith, Katherine ; Sinpetru, Luciana ; Becedas, Jonathan ; Domínguez, Rosa María ; Sulliotti-Linne, Valeria ; Christensen, Simon ; Kauffman Jensen, Thomas ; Nielsen, Jens ; Bisgaard, Morten ; Chan, Yung-An ; Herdrich, Georg H. ; Romano, Francesco ; Fasoulas, Stefanos ; Traub, Constantin ; Garcia-Almiñana, Daniel ; Garcia-Berenguer, Marina ; Rodriguez-Donaire, Silvia ; Sureda, Miquel ; Kataria, Dhiren ; Belkouchi, Badia ; Conte, Alexis ; Seminari, Simon ; Villain, Rachel . / GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATION. 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020. 2020.

Bibtex

@inproceedings{fb3d868a92bb4d98b887ad8a8c84d446,
title = "GROUND-BASED EXPERIMENTAL FACILITY FOR ORBITAL AERODYNAMICS RESEARCH: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND CHARACTERISATION",
abstract = "In very low Earth orbits (VLEO), below 450 km altitude, the aerodynamic properties of satellites are primarily determined by the flow regime, free molecular flow, and the interaction of atomic oxygen with the surfaces of the spacecraft. The Rarefied Orbital Aerodynamics Research (ROAR) facility is a novel experimental facility designed to simulate these conditions in a controlled environment to characterise the aerodynamic properties of materials. It is built as part of DISCOVERER, a Horizon 2020 project developing the different technologies required to enable the sustainable operation of satellites in VLEO. Because ROAR isn{\textquoteright}t intended to perform erosion studies, it differs quite significantly from other atomic oxygen exposure experiments and its characteristics are discussed in this work. ROAR consists of an ultrahigh vacuum system, responsible for generating the free molecular flow conditions, a source of hyperthermal oxygen atoms at orbital velocities, and mass spectrometers; the latter used to characterise the gas-surface interactions, and therefore the material{\textquoteright}s aerodynamic performance. This paper includes a description of ROAR{\textquoteright}s main components, together with the experimental methodology for materials testing and early results. Among the main parameters to be considered are atomic oxygen flux, beam shape and energy spread, mass resolution, and signal-tonoise ratio.",
author = "{Abrao Oiko}, {Vitor Toshiyuki} and Peter Roberts and {Macario Rojas}, Alejandro and Steve Edmondson and Sarah Haigh and Brandon Holmes and Sabrina Livadiotti and Nicholas Crisp and Katherine Smith and Luciana Sinpetru and Jonathan Becedas and Dom{\'i}nguez, {Rosa Mar{\'i}a} and Valeria Sulliotti-Linne and Simon Christensen and {Kauffman Jensen}, Thomas and Jens Nielsen and Morten Bisgaard and Yung-An Chan and Herdrich, {Georg H.} and Francesco Romano and Stefanos Fasoulas and Constantin Traub and Daniel Garcia-Almi{\~n}ana and Marina Garcia-Berenguer and Silvia Rodriguez-Donaire and Miquel Sureda and Dhiren Kataria and Badia Belkouchi and Alexis Conte and Simon Seminari and Rachel Villain",
year = "2020",
month = oct,
day = "15",
language = "English",
booktitle = "71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, 12-14 October 2020",

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AU - Abrao Oiko, Vitor Toshiyuki

AU - Roberts, Peter

AU - Macario Rojas, Alejandro

AU - Edmondson, Steve

AU - Haigh, Sarah

AU - Holmes, Brandon

AU - Livadiotti, Sabrina

AU - Crisp, Nicholas

AU - Smith, Katherine

AU - Sinpetru, Luciana

AU - Becedas, Jonathan

AU - Domínguez, Rosa María

AU - Sulliotti-Linne, Valeria

AU - Christensen, Simon

AU - Kauffman Jensen, Thomas

AU - Nielsen, Jens

AU - Bisgaard, Morten

AU - Chan, Yung-An

AU - Herdrich, Georg H.

AU - Romano, Francesco

AU - Fasoulas, Stefanos

AU - Traub, Constantin

AU - Garcia-Almiñana, Daniel

AU - Garcia-Berenguer, Marina

AU - Rodriguez-Donaire, Silvia

AU - Sureda, Miquel

AU - Kataria, Dhiren

AU - Belkouchi, Badia

AU - Conte, Alexis

AU - Seminari, Simon

AU - Villain, Rachel

PY - 2020/10/15

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N2 - In very low Earth orbits (VLEO), below 450 km altitude, the aerodynamic properties of satellites are primarily determined by the flow regime, free molecular flow, and the interaction of atomic oxygen with the surfaces of the spacecraft. The Rarefied Orbital Aerodynamics Research (ROAR) facility is a novel experimental facility designed to simulate these conditions in a controlled environment to characterise the aerodynamic properties of materials. It is built as part of DISCOVERER, a Horizon 2020 project developing the different technologies required to enable the sustainable operation of satellites in VLEO. Because ROAR isn’t intended to perform erosion studies, it differs quite significantly from other atomic oxygen exposure experiments and its characteristics are discussed in this work. ROAR consists of an ultrahigh vacuum system, responsible for generating the free molecular flow conditions, a source of hyperthermal oxygen atoms at orbital velocities, and mass spectrometers; the latter used to characterise the gas-surface interactions, and therefore the material’s aerodynamic performance. This paper includes a description of ROAR’s main components, together with the experimental methodology for materials testing and early results. Among the main parameters to be considered are atomic oxygen flux, beam shape and energy spread, mass resolution, and signal-tonoise ratio.

AB - In very low Earth orbits (VLEO), below 450 km altitude, the aerodynamic properties of satellites are primarily determined by the flow regime, free molecular flow, and the interaction of atomic oxygen with the surfaces of the spacecraft. The Rarefied Orbital Aerodynamics Research (ROAR) facility is a novel experimental facility designed to simulate these conditions in a controlled environment to characterise the aerodynamic properties of materials. It is built as part of DISCOVERER, a Horizon 2020 project developing the different technologies required to enable the sustainable operation of satellites in VLEO. Because ROAR isn’t intended to perform erosion studies, it differs quite significantly from other atomic oxygen exposure experiments and its characteristics are discussed in this work. ROAR consists of an ultrahigh vacuum system, responsible for generating the free molecular flow conditions, a source of hyperthermal oxygen atoms at orbital velocities, and mass spectrometers; the latter used to characterise the gas-surface interactions, and therefore the material’s aerodynamic performance. This paper includes a description of ROAR’s main components, together with the experimental methodology for materials testing and early results. Among the main parameters to be considered are atomic oxygen flux, beam shape and energy spread, mass resolution, and signal-tonoise ratio.

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