Stardust – Research Output

This is the research output from the Stardust fellows to date.

Journal

  1.       D. Amato, C. Bombardelli, G. Baù, "Mitigation of propagation error in interplanetary trajectories", Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, vol. 155, pp. 1003-1020, 2015.
  2.       Ioannis Gkolias, Alessandra Celletti, Christos Efthymiopoulos, and Giuseppe Pucacco, "The theory of secondary resonances in the spin–orbit problem", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) (June 21, 2016) Vol. 459 1327-1339, doi:10.1093/mnras/stw752 Available as Preprint at: http://arxiv.org/abs/1603.07760
  3.       M. Jankovic, J. Paul and F. Kirchner, "GNC architecture for autonomous robotic capture of a non-cooperative target: Preliminary concept design", Advances in Space Research, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 1715-1736, 2016.
  4.       C. Bombardelli, D. Amato, J. L. Cano, "Mission Analysis for the Ion Beam Deflection of Fictitious Asteroid 2015PDC", Acta Astronautica, vol. 118, pp. 296-307, 2016.
  5.       Alessi, E.M., Deleflie, F., Rosengren, A.J., Rossi, A., Valsecchi, G.B., Daquin, J., and Merz, K. “A numerical investigation on the eccentricity growth of GNSS disposal orbits,” Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, in press.
  6.       Daquin, J., Rosengren, A. J., Alessi, E. M., Deleflie, F., Valsecchi, G. B., and Rossi, A., 2016 The dynamical structure of the MEO region: long-term stability, chaos, and transport Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy pp 1-32 DOI 10.1007/s10569-015-9665-9
  7.       Rosengren, A. J., Alessi, E. M., Rossi, A., & Valsecchi, G. B. (2015). Chaos in navigation satellite orbits caused by the perturbed motion of the Moon. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 449(4), 3522-3526. doi: 10.1093/mnras/stv534.
  8.       Rosengren, A.J., Daquin, J., Alessi, E.M., Deleflie, F., Rossi, A., and Valsecchi, G.B., “Galileo disposal strategy: stability, chaos and predictability,” submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, arXiv:1512.05822 (under revision)
  9.       Celletti, A., Gales, C., Pucacco, G., and Rosengren, A.J., “Analytical development of the lunisolar disturbing function and the critical inclination secular resonance,” submitted to Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, arXiv:1511.03567. (under revision)
  10.       Novakovic B., Maurel C., Tsirvoulis G., Knezevic Z. Asteroid secular dynamics: Ceres' fingerprint identified, 2015, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 807:L5 (5pp).
  11.       G.F. Gronchi, G. Baù, S. Marò, Orbit determination with the two-body integrals III, Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy 123 (2015) 105-122.
  12.       Gronchi, G. F., Dimare, L., Bracali Cioci, D., and Ma, H. (2015). On the computation of preliminary orbits for earth satellites with radar observations. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451(2):1883–1891.
  13.       Ortiz Gómez, N., Walker S.J., “Earth's Gravity Gradient and Eddy Currents Effects on the Rotational Dynamics of Space Debris Objects: Envisat Case Study”, DOI:10.1016/j.asr.2014.12.031, Advances in Space Research, January 2015.
  14.       Ortiz Gómez, N., Walker S.J., “Eddy Currents applied to De-tumbling of Space Debris: Analysis and Validation of Approximate Proposed Methods'”, DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.04.012, Volume 114, Pages 34–53, Acta Astronautica, April 2015.
  15.       Rumpf, C., M., Lewis, H. G.  and Atkinson, P. M., The global impact distribution of Near-Earth objects, Icarus, Volume 265, February 2016, Pages 209-217, ISSN 0019-1035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2015.10.026. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103515004996)
  16.       Rumpf, C., M., Lewis, H. G.  and Atkinson, P. M., On the  influence  of  impact  effect  modelling  for  global  asteroid  impact  risk distribution, Acta Astronautica, 2016 ,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2016.03.015.
  17.      Vasile, M., and Thiry, N.. "Nuclear cycler: An incremental approach to the deflection of asteroids." Advances in Space Research (2015). doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.11.036
  18.      Vetrisano,M., Colombo,C., Vasile, M., Asteroid rotation and orbit control via laser ablation, Advances in Space Research, Available online 3 July 2015, ISSN 0273-1177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2015.06.035.
  19.      Vetrisano M., Vasile, M., Autonomous navigation of a spacecraft formation in the proximity of an asteroid. Volume 57, Issue 8, 15 April 2016, Pages 1783–1804.
  20.       Mehta, P.M., Kubicek, M., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., “Sensitivity Analysis and Probabilistic Re-entry Modeling for Debris using High Dimensional Model Representation based Uncertainty Treatment”, accepted at Advances in Space Research, March 2016.


 

Conference

  1.       D. Amato, C. Bombardelli, G. Baù, "Efficient numerical propagation of planetary close encounters with regularized element methods", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), 14-17 March 2016, Darmstadt, Germany.
  2.       G. Baù, D. Amato, "New orbital elements for accurate orbit propagation in the Solar System", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), 14-17 March 2016, Darmstadt, Germany.
  3.       D. Amato, C. Bombardelli, G. Baù, "Mitigation of propagation error in interplanetary trajectories", conference paper. 25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 11-15 Jan 2015, Williamsburg, VA, USA.
  4.       C. Bombardelli, D. Amato, J. L. Cano, "Mission analysis for the ion beam deflection of fictitious asteroid 2015 PDC", conference paper. 2015 IAA Planetary Defense Conference, 13-17 Apr 2015, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy.
  5.       Tsirvoulis G., Novakovic B., Knezevic Z., Cellino A. Dynamical properties of the Watsonia asteroid family, 2014, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 310, Z. Knežević & A. Lemaitre, eds.
  6.       S. Marò, G.F. Gronchi, Orbit identification for large sets of data: preliminary results, Complex Planetary Systems - Proceedings IAU Symposium No.310 156-159, Z. Knezevic & A. Lemaitre, eds. (2014).
  7.       G.F. Gronchi, G. Baù, S. Marò, Linking Very Short Arcs from large asteroid databases, Asteroids: New Observations, New Models - Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 318, S. Chesley, A. Morbidelli, R. Jedicke & D. Farnocchia eds. (2016).
  8.       B. Novaković, G. Tsirvoulis, S. Marò, V. Djosović, C. Maurel, Secular evolution of asteroid families: the role of Ceres, Asteroids: New Observations, New Models - Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 318, S. Chesley, A. Morbidelli, R. Jedicke & D. Farnocchia eds. (2016).
  9.       Ma H., On the computation of preliminary orbits for space debris using radar observations, Proceedings of the 66th International Astronautical Congress, Jerusalem, Israel.
  10.       Ma H., Gronchi G. F., 2014, in Complex Planetary Systems Vol. 9 of Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, Comparison of different methods to compute a preliminary orbit of space debris using radar observations. pp 154–155.
  11.       Ortiz Gomez, N., Walker S.J., “Eddy Currents applied to de-tumbling of space debris: feasibility analysis, design and optimization aspects.” , Proceedings of the 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly PEDAS.1-0030-14, Moscow, August 2014
  12.       Ortiz Gomez, N., Walker S.J., “Eddy Currents applied to de-tumbling of space debris: analysis and validation of approximate proposed methods.” , Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress IAC-14,A6,6,2x22528, Toronto, Sept-Oct 2014.
  13.      M. Jankovic, K. Kumar, N. Ortiz Gomez, J. Romero Martin, F. Kirchner, F. Topputo, S. Walker and M. Vasile, "Robotic System for Active Debris Removal: Requirements, State-of-the-Art and Concept Architecture of the Rendezvous and Capture (RVC) Control System", in 5th CEAS Air & Space Conference Proceedings, (CEAS-2015), Delft, The Netherlands, 2015, pp. 1-14.
  14.       Kumar, K., Ortiz Gómez, N., Jankovic, M., Romero Martín, J.M., Topputo, F., Walker S.J., Kirchner, F., Vasile, M., “Agora: Mission to demonstrate technologies to actively remove Ariane rocket bodies ”, Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress IAC- 15,A6,6,1,x28851, Jerusalem, October 2015.
  15.       Ortiz Gómez, N., Kumar, K., Jankovic, M., Romero Martín, J.M., Walker S.J., Topputo, F., Kirchner, F., Vasile, M., “Control analysis for a contactless de-tumbling method based on eddy currents: problem definition and approximate proposed solutions”, Jan 2016 AIAA Scitech, San Diego, USA.
  16.       Rumpf C.M., Lewis H.G., Atkinson P.M. (2016) Global Impact Risk of Known Asteroids. 2016 IEEE Aerospace Conference (USA). (peer-reviewed, oral)
  17.       Rumpf C.M., Lewis H.G., Atkinson P.M. (2016) Utilizing Risk to Define Thresholds for Impact Threat Response Actions. 6th SMPAG Meeting (United Nations, Vienna, Austria) (oral)
  18.       Lidtke A., Rumpf C.M., Tatnall A., Lewis H.G., Taylor M. (2015), Enhancing Spaceflight Safety with UoS3 Cubesat. 1st Symposium On Space Educational Activities (Padova, Italy) http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/384750/
  19.       Rumpf C.M., Lewis H.G., Atkinson P.M. (2015) MONITORING THE GLOBAL ASTEROID IMPACT RISK. International Astronautical Congress 2015 (Jerusalem, Israel). (oral)
  20.       Rumpf C.M., Lewis H.G., Atkinson P.M. (2015) GLOBAL IMPACT DISTRIBUTION OF ASTEROIDS AND AFFECTED POPULATION. IAA Planetary Defense Conference Available at: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/377825/. (oral and poster)
  21.       J. D. Burke, K. Howells, C.M. Rumpf, et al., “International Neo Education and Public Outreach,” in IAA Planetary Defense Conference, 2015. (poster)
  22.       Rumpf C.M. (2014) Global Asteroid Risk Analysis. International Astronautical Congress 2014 (Toronto, Canada), pp 1–10. Available at: http://arxiv.org/abs/1410.4471. (poster)
  23.       Rumpf C.M., (2014) Global Asteroid Risk Analysis. Space Generation Congress 2014 (Toronto, Canada), pp 1-10. Available at: http://arxiv.org/abs/1410.4471 (oral)
  24.       Rumpf C.M., Lewis H.G., Atkinson P.M. (2014), Asteroid Deflection Mission Design Considering On-Ground Risks. COSPAR 2014 (Moscow, Russia). (oral)
  25.       Ortiz Gómez, N., Jankovic, M., Romero Martín, J.M., Walker S.J., Kirchner, F., Vasile, M., “Control analysis for a contactless de-tumbling method based on eddy currents: problem definition and approximate proposed solutions”, Jan 2016 AIAA Scitech, San Diego, USA.
  26.       Thiry, N., and Vasile, M.. "Recent advances in laser ablation modelling for asteroid deflection methods." SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014 (San Diego, USA)
  27.       Thiry, N., and Vasile, M.. "Deflection of uncooperative targets using laser ablation." SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015. (San Diego, USA)
  28.       Thiry, N. and Vasile, M.. "Mission and System Design for the Manipulation of PHOs with Space-borne Lasers.", IEEE Aerospace Conference, 5-12 March 2016, Big Sky, Montana, USA.
  29.       Tardioli, C. and Vasile, M. “Collision and re-entry analysis under aleatory and epistemic uncertainty”, .26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 9-13 August 2015, Vail, Colorado, USA.
  30.       Tardioli, C., Kubicek, M., Vasile, M., Minisci E., Riccardi, A., “Comparison of non-intrusive approaches to uncertainty propagation in orbital mechanics”, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, 9-13 August 2015, Vail, Colorado, USA.
  31.       Riccardi, A., Tardioli, C., and Vasile, M. “An intrusive approach to uncertainty propagation in orbital mechanics based on Tchebycheff polynomial algebra”, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, 9-13 August 2015, Vail, Colorado, USA.
  32.       Vasile, M., Tardioli, C., Riccardi, A., and Yamakawa, H., “Collision avoidance as a robust reachability problem under model uncertainty”, 26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 14-18 February 2016, Napa, California, USA.
  33.       Thiry, N., Tardioli, C., and Vasile, M., 2015 Performance Assessment Of The Nuclear Cycler Concept, IAA Planetary Defense Conference, 13-17 April 2015, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy.
  34.       Vetrisano, M., Thiry, N., Tardioli, C., Vasile, M., and Cano, J.L., “Optimal Control of a Space-Borne Laser System for a100 m Asteroid Deflection under Uncertainties”, IEEE Aerospace Conference, 5-12 March 2016, Big Sky, Montana, USA.
  35.       Mehta, P.M., Blanco Arnao, G., Bonetti, D., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., “Computer Graphics for Space Debris”, 6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), Darmstadt, Germany, 14-17 March, 2016.
  36.       Mehta, P.M., Kubicek, M., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., “Surrogate Model for Probabilistic modeling of Atmospheric Entry for small NEO's”, 26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, AAS 16-245, Napa, CA, February 14-18, 2016.
  37.       Kubicek, M., Mehta, P.M., Minisci, E., Vasile, “Multi-Fidelity Model Fusion and Uncertainty Quantification using High Dimensional Model Representation”, 26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, AAS 16-491, Napa, CA, February 14-18, 2016.
  38.       Mehta, P., Kubicek, M., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., “Debris Re-Entry Modeling Using High Dimensional Derivative Based Uncertainty Quantification”, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics specialist conference, AAS 15-557, Vail, Colorado, Aug 2015.
  39.       Mehta, P., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., Walker, A., Brown, M., “Sensitivity Analysis towards Probabilistic Re-Entry Modeling of Spacecraft and Space Debris”, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Aviation Forum 2015, Dallas, TX, 22-26 June 2015.
  40.       Mehta, P., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., “Break-Up Modelling and Trajectory Simulation under Uncertainty for Asteroids”, 2015 IAA Planetary Defense Conference, Frascati, Italy, 13-17 April, 2015.
  41.       Mehta, P., Minisci, E., Vasile, M., Walker, A., Brown, M., “An open-source hypersonic aerodynamic and aerothermodynamic modeling tool”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics of Space Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, 2-6 March, 2015.
  42.       Gachet F., Efthymiopoulos C., Celletti A., Pucacco G., "The true nature of the equilibrium for geostationary objects, applications to the high area-to-mass ratio debris", Proceedings of the 6th ICATT, 14-17 April 2016, Darmstadt, Germany.
  43.       Di Carlo M., Ortiz Gomez N., Romero Martin J.M., Tardioli C., Gachet F., Kumar K., and Vasile M., "Optimized Low-Trust Mission To The Atira Asteroids", in proceedings of the AAS 2015 Flight Mechanics meeting, Williamsburg, VA, USA, January 11-15 2015
  44.       Rosengren, A.J., Daquin, J., Alessi, E.M., Valsecchi, G.B., Rossi, A., and Deleflie, F., “Galileo disposal orbit strategy: resonances, chaos, and stability,” paper presented at the 25th Interna- tional Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), Munich, Germany, 2015.
  45.       Rosengren, A.J., Alessi, E.M., Valsecchi, G.B., Rossi, A., Deleflie, F., and Daquin, J., “Dynamical instabilities in medium Earth orbits: chaos induced by overlapping lunar resonances,” paper presented at the AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia, Paper AAS 15–435, 2015.
  46.       Milani, Andrea., Spoto, Federica., Knežević, Zoran., Novaković, Bojan., Tsirvoulis, Georgios., "Families classification including multiopposition asteroids," Publication: Asteroids: New Observations, New Models, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 318, pp. 28-45 Publication Date: 01/2016Abstract Copyright: (c) 2016: Copyright © International Astronomical Union 2016 DOI: 10.1017/S1743921315008844
  47.       M. Vetrisano, N. Thiry, C. Tardioli.  Asteroid’s Orbit and Rotational Control Using Laser Ablation: Towards High Fidelity Modelling of a Deflection Mission. International Symposium on Flight Dynamics, Munich, Germany, October 19-23, 2015
  48.       M., Vetrisano J.L. Cano. Asteroid proximity GNC assessment through High-fidelity Asteroid Deflection Evaluation Software (HADES). In 6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques, Darmstadt, Germany, 14-17 March 2016.
  49.       M. Jankovic, J. Paul and M. Vasile, "Stardust Initial Training Network (poster)", in 3rd European Workshop on Space Debris Modelling and Remediation, CNES Headquarters, 2 place Maurice Quentin, Paris, France, 2014, p. single page.
  50.      M. Jankovic, K. Kumar, N. Ortiz Gomez, J. Romero Martin, F. Kirchner, F. Topputo, S. Walker and M. Vasile, "Spacecraft Concept for Active De-Tumbling and Robotic Capture of Ariane Rocket Bodies (poster)", in Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation-ASTRA 2015, ESA - ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 2015, p. single page.