PAPERS FROM TECH TRACK 2015

Papers from the Tech Track 2016 program can be viewed below. Information for the upcoming Tech Track program can be found on the Tech Track page, while information about the Tech Track Call for Papers can be found here.

LEGAL AND REGULATORY CHALLENGES TO LEVERAGING INSURANCE FOR COMMERCIAL SPACE
Andrea J. Harrington

COMMERCIAL CAPABILITIES TO IMPROVE MISSION SUCCESS
Bruce Chesley, Ph.D.

FalconSAT‐7, A Deployable Membrane Optic Telescope
Brian A. Smith

WHAT’S NEXT: VULCAN AEROSPACEv
Charles Beames & Kyu J. Hwang

GPS OCX BLOCK 1 NETCENTRIC INTERFACES
Walid Al-Masyabi

GLOBALISATION OF SPACE MANUFACTURING: RECENT TRENDS AND PUBLIC POLICY RESPONSE
Marit Undseth & Claire Jolly

Extending Rideshare: Mission Case Studies Using Propulsive ESPA
Marissa Stender & Chris Loghry

THE USE OF SPACE QUALIFIED COTS DATA HANDLING EQUIPMENT FOR THE ESA INTERMEDIATE EXPERIMENTAL VEHICLE (IXV) MISSION
Milos Melicher, M.Sc. & Danny Gleeson, M.Sc.

DEVELOPING AND DISTRIBUTING A CUBESAT MODEL-BASED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (MBSE) REFERENCE MODEL
David Kaslow

COMMERCIAL DEDICATED RIDESHARE TO CATALYZE THE SPACE INDUSTRY
Daniel Lim

Multi-Mission Ground Based Radars and Advanced Processing for Space
Edward Taylor, Christian Salini, George Blaha

CONSTELLATION OF CUBESATS FOR REALTIME IONOSPHERIC E-FIELD MEASUREMENTS FOR GLOBAL SPACE WEATHER
Geoff Crowley

MARTIAN GREENHOUSE DESIGN FOR THE NASA EXPLORATION HABITAT PROGRAM
Geoff Kibble & Jamey Jacob

IMPROVING COST ESTIMATION IN AN ERA OF INNOVATION
Gary Oleson & Linda Williams

RIDESHARE-INITIATED CONSTELLATIONS: FUTURE CUBESAT ARCHITECTURES WITH THE CURRENT LAUNCH MANIFEST
Joseph W. Gangestad

Virtualization Approaches and Lessons Learned An Analysis of Mission Operations Centers
Justin Gronert

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR MINIMIZING EMI/RFI
Justin Luczyk

SMALLSAT/CUBESAT GROUND COMMUNICATION METHODS AND LIMITATIONS
Jim Startup

EXPANDING HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT BEYOND THE EXCLUSIVE GOVERNMENT PROVINCE
Kathryn L. Lueders

A SYSTEMATIC EXAMINATION OF GROUND-BASED AND SPACE-BASED APPROACHES TO OPTICAL DETECTION AND TRACKING OF SATELLITES
Mark R. Ackermann

COMPACT SAR AND MICRO SATELLITE SOLUTIONS FOR EARTH OBSERVATION
M. L’Abbate

SATELLITE TIMING MODULES
Peter Cash

SOFTWARE ASSURANCE CHALLENGES FOR THE COMMERCIAL CREW PROGRAM
Patrick Cuyno

ARCTIC WEATHER EVERY 10 MINUTES: DESIGN AND OPERATION OF ABI FOR PCW
Dr. Paul Griffith & Sue Wirth

Evolved Commercial Solar Electric Propulsion: a Foundation for Major Space Exploration Missions
Peter W. Lord & Gerrit van Ommering

iMESA-R: AN INTEGRATED, MINIATURIZED, ELECTROSTATIC ANALYZER- REFLIGHT
Dr. Parris C. Neal

A CRITICAL CONNECTION: SUPPORTING THE 21ST CENTURY WARFIGHTER THROUGH COMMERCIAL SATELLITE AUGMENTATION
Rebecca Cowen‐Hirsch

ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FOR THE AIR FORCE SATELLITE CONTROL NETWORK
Raul J. Diaz

FAULT MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURES AND THE CHALLENGES OF PROVIDING SOFTWARE ASSURANCE
Shirley Savarino, Rhonda Fitz, Lorraine Fesq, Gerek Whitman

MoonRIDERS – PISCES and Hawai’i High School’s Lunar Surface Flight Experiment
R. Kelso

Optical Free Space Communications Status of the First Commercial Operational System
Dr. Reinhold Lutz & David Robie, PhD

HIGH CAPACITY SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS - COST-EFFECTIVE BANDWIDTH TECHNOLOGY
Richard (Ric) VanderMeulen & Bruce Cathell

CUBESAT‐SCALE LASER COMMUNICATIONS
Richard P. Welle

THE NEED FOR MODULAR CYBERSECURITY IN SPACE SYSTEMS
Srikant Mantravadi

Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects
S. Oakley

MBSE IN TELESCOPE MODELING: EUROPEAN EXTREMELY LARGE TELESCOPE – WORLD’S BIGGEST EYE ON THE SKY - TOOL VENDOR PERSPECTIVE
Saulius Pavalkis, Ph. D

S2Ops, an Autonomous CubeSat Ground System
Teck Choo

FRAMEWORK FOR THE COMMUNICATION OF SENSOR DATA IN MULTIPLE ROVER DEPLOYMENTS
Tyler Hook

Small Satellites – Evolving Innovation for the Entire Market
Thomas D. Rivers

TECHNIQUES TO OPTIMIZE USAGE OF SATELLITE RF POWER
Dr. X.T. Vuong

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