• Planetary Probe Entry, Descent, and Landing Systems: Technology Advancements, Cost, and Mass Evaluations with Application to Future Titan Exploration Missions 

      Ong, Chester; Bieber, Ben S.; Needham, Jennifer; Huo, Bing; Magee, Angela; Montuori, Craig; Ko, Chiwan; Peterson, Craig (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      Heritage is the double-edged sword in space systems engineering. Reliance on heritage can ensure redundant success but will diminish advancements in science and technology that are integral to the success of future ...
    • A Solar-Powered Near Earth Object Resource Extractor 

      Rangedera, Thilini; Vanmali, Ravi; Shah, Nilesh; Zaidi, Waqar; Komerath, Narayanan Menon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      This paper is an offshoot of a project to study means of forming massive radiationshielded structures using Near Earth Object (NEO) materials. The topic is the conceptual design of a solar-powered robotic craft to land ...
    • The Space Propulsion Sizing Program 

      Scher, Michael D.; North, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      The Space Propulsion Sizing Program is an advanced tool to facilitate vehicle design and broad system-level trade studies. It was designed to provide a simple and reliable means for rapid propulsion trade studies during ...