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Design considerations for the ORION satellite

Austin Walker Boyd

Design considerations for the ORION satellite

structure, propulsion and attitude control subsystems for a small, general purpose spacecraft

by Austin Walker Boyd

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

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  • Electrical and computer engineering

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    A general purpose satellite (ORION) has been designed which will launch from the Space Shuttle using a NASA Get-Away-Special (GAS) canister. The design is based on the use of a new extended GAS canister and a low profile launch mechanism. The satellite is also configured to launch as a dedicated payload on SCOUT or commercial expendable launch vehicles. The satellite is cylindrical, measuring 19 inches in diameter and 35 inches long. The maximum spacecraft mass is 250 pounds, of which 32 pounds are nominally dedicated to user payloads. The remaining 218 pounds encompass the satellite structure and support elements, which include a hydrazine propulsion subsystem and a spin stabilized attitude control subsystem. The propulsion subsystem provides sufficient impulse to enable circular orbits as high as 835 nm or elliptic orbits with apogees at 2200 nm, leaving a nominal shuttle orbit of 135 nm. Four stabilizing booms or active nutation control techniques are employed for spin stabilization about the longitudinal axis of the spacecraft. Attitude control accuracies on the order of 1 deg are attainable for a total mission duration of 90 days to 3 years. Total satellite cost is $1.5 million. The thesis outlines the history of general purpose spacecraft, the ORION design criteria, and the design of the major subsystems.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesDesign considerations for the ORION satellite: structure, propulsion and attitude control subsystems for a small, general purpose satellite
    StatementAustin Walker Boyd Jr
    ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination626 p. ;
    Number of Pages626
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25495563M

    Spherical Satellite Max/Min Temperatures Where A=satellite surface area, AC is the satellite cross-sectional area, and F is the view factor = (1-cos ρ)/2 4 1 min 4 1 max ⎥⎦ ⎤ ⎢⎣ ⎡ + = ⎥⎦ ⎤ ⎢⎣ ⎡ + + + = σε ε σε α ε α A AFq Q T A A G AFq AFG a K Q T I W C s I s a W s s Similar analysis. satellite Relay satellite Relay satellite Sensor satellite Sensor satellite Crossover or Intersatellite links Mission data Launch phase TT&C TT&C Satellite Ground station TT&C Tracking, Telemetry and Control The communications architecture consists of satellites and ground stations interconnected with communications links. (Adapted from SMAD.).

    Australian telecommunication carriers. Delivering innovation and quality telecommunication solutions, particularly in challenging environments, is Orion’s strength. With access to multiple technology platforms we can deliver a quality integrated telecommunication service anywhere in Australia, on land or at sea. Our satellite technology is world class and leverages the expertise and assets. Many considerations went into designing the final patch. The Lunar Flashlight Satellite will be the first mission to use green propulsion and will be travelling to the poles of the moon to look for ice with a laser. It is launching onboard Artemis I along with the Orion spacecraft.

      The Orion crew module uses a high-speed communications system employing four phased array antennas that will be used for video, data and voice communications with the spacecraft as well as command uplink and telemetry downlink to ground stations or NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite Systems. Design Considerations • Required satellite coverage determines the number and location of ground stations – LEOs are particularly demanding because of short and infrequent contact opportunities – Large quantities of mission data must be stored on board and downlinked in short periods – Infrequent TT&C contact demands more on-.


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Attitude control accuracies on the order of 1 deg are attainable for a total mission duration of 90 days to 3 years. Total satellite cost is $ million. The thesis outlines the history of general purpose spacecraft, the ORION design criteria, and the design of Pages: Design considerations for the ORION satellite: structure, propulsion and attitude control subsystems for a small, general purpose spacecraft by Boyd, Austin Walker.

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