Publications

Combined journal:

  1. Crisp N, Smith K, Hollingsworth P. 2014. "Small Satellite Launch to LEO : A Review of Current and Future Launch Systems". Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences. Vol. 12. July. DOI: 10.2322/tastj.12.Tf_39
  2. Kingston J, Hobbs S, Roberts P, Juanes Vallejo C, Robinson F, Sewell R, Snapir B, Virgili Llop J, Patel M. 2014. "Use of CYPRES cutters with a Kevlar clamp band for hold-down and release of the Icarus De-Orbit Sail payload on TechDemoSat-1". Acta Astronautica. Vol. 100. pp 82-93. July. DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.03.014
  3. Virgili Llop J, Roberts P, Palmer K, Hobbs S, Kingston J. 2014. "Descending Sun-Synchronous Orbits with Aerodynamic Inclination Correction". Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. April. DOI: 10.2514/1.G000183
  4. Barschke M F, Levenhagen J, Reggio D, Roberts P. 2014. "ASSET: a software tool for the evaluation of manoeuvre capabilities of highly agile satellites". CEAS Space Journal. Vol. 6. Issue 1. pp 37-45. March. DOI: 10.1007/s12567-013-0057-2
  5. Mostaza Prieto D, Graziano B, Roberts P. 2014. "Spacecraft Drag Modelling". Progress in Aerospace Sciences. Vol. 64. pp 56-65. January. DOI: 10.1016/j.paerosci.2013.09.001
  6. Virgili Llop J, Roberts P. 2013. "Dsat, a QB50 CubeSat mission to study rarefied-gas drag modelling". Acta Astronautica. Vol. 89. pp 130-138. August. DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.04.006
  7. A Saurabh , A Turan. Analysis of 3D- Flows in rocket produced H2/H2O based MHD Generators for Space Applications. International Journal of Space Science and Engineering. 2013 January; 1(3): 290-310.
  8. Burgon R, Roberts P, Roberts J A, Ankersen F. 2009. "Science Operations Planning Optimization for Spacecraft Formation Flying Maneuvers". Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. Vol. 46. pp 634-644. January. DOI: 10.2514/1.40490
  9. Krpoun R., Shea H.R., Smith K, Stark J.P.. 2009. "Tailoring the hydraulic impedance of out-of-plane micromachined electrospray sources with integrated electrodes". Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 94. pp 163502. DOI: 10.1063/1.3117191
  10. Burgon R, Roberts P, Roberts J A, Ankersen F. 2008. "Maneuver planning optimization for spacecraft formation flying missions". The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences. Vol. 54. Issue 4. pp 545-571. December. DOI: 10.1007/BF03256565
  11. Aplin K.L., Smith K, Firth J.G., Kent B.J., Alexander M.S., Stark J.P.. 2008. "Inexpensive optically-isolated nanoammeter for use with electric propulsion technology". Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol. 24. No. 4. pp 891-895. DOI: 10.2514/1.30994
  12. Alexander M.S., Smith K, Paine M.D., Stark J.P.. 2007. "Voltage Modulation of Flow Rate for Precise Thrust Control in Colloid Electrospray Propulsion". Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol. 23. No. 5. September. DOI: 10.2514/1.25309
  13. Roberts P, Harkness P. 2007. "Drag Sail for End-of-Life Disposal from Low Earth Orbit". Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. Vol. 44. Issue 6. pp 1195-1203. January. DOI: 10.2514/1.28626
  14. Alexander M.S., Stark J.P., Smith K, Stevens R., Kent B.. 2006. "Electrospray Performance of Micro-fabricated Colloid Thruster Arrays". Journal of Propulsion and Power. Vol. 22. No. 3. pp 620-627. May. DOI: 10.2514/1.15190

Combined conference:

  1. Chatterjee M F, Hobbs S E, Roberts P. "Evaluation of the Potential of Small Satellite Ground Station for Atmospheric Science using Near Earth Space Communications". 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Canada.. In Press
  2. Virgili Llop J, Roberts P, Hao Z. "Aerodynamic Attitude and Orbit Control Capabilities of the Dsat CubeSat (AAS 14-063)". 37th Annual AAS Guidance & Control Conference. In Press
  3. Crisp N, Smith K, Hollingsworth P. "Launch and Deployment of Distributed Small Satellite Systems". The 65th International Astronautical Congress (IAC). 29- September 2014
  4. Crisp N.H., Smith K, Hollingsworth P. "Small Satellite Launch to LEO: a Review of Current and Future Launch Systems". 29th ISTS, Nagoya-Aichi , Japan . June 2-9. 2013
  5. Hobbs S, Kingston J, Roberts P, Juanes Vallejo C, Sewell R, Snapir B, Robinson F, Virgili Llop J, Hobbs J, Patel M. "De-Orbit Sail Design for TechDemoSat-1". ESA SP-723: 6th European Conference on Space Debris, At European Space Operations Centre, Damstadt, Germany. January 2013
  6. Barschke M F, Levenhagen J, Reggio D, Roberts P. "Design and Analysis of Manoeuvre Scenarios for Highly Agile Satellites". German Aerospace Congress 2012, Berlin, Germany. September 2012
  7. Smith K, Krpoun R., Stark J.P., Shea H.R.. "Performance of a microfabricated Colloid thruster system". Proc. 31st IEPC. pp IEPC-2009-189. September 2009
  8. Ryan C.N., Smith K, Alexander M.S., Stark J.P.. "Performance Modulation of Colloid thrusters by the Variation of Flow rate with Applied Voltage". Proc. 31st IEPC. pp IEPC-2009-187. September 2009
  9. Shea H.R., Kproun R., Smith K, Stark J.P.. "Design and fabrication of an integrated MEMS-based colloid electric micropropulsion system". Proc. 5th International Spacecraft Propulsion Conference. 2008
  10. Kingston J, Hobbs S, Roberts P. "Satellite in-orbit servicing concepts". 59th International Astronautical Congress. 2008
  11. Burgon R, Roberts P, Ankersen F. "Optimal Autonomous Manoeuvre Planning for Spacecraft Formation Flying: Position Assignment". 18th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Galveston, Texas. January 2008
  12. Burgon R, Roberts P, Ankersen F. "Two-Stage Optimal Manoeuvre Planning for Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions". 3rd International Symposium of Formation Flying, Missions and Technologies, Noordwijk, Netherlands. January 2008
  13. Smith K, Alexander M.S., Paine M.D., Stark J.P.. "Scaling of a Colloid Thruster system for microNewton to milliNewton Thrust levels". Proc. 30th IEPC. pp IEPC-2007-112. September 2007
  14. Krpoun R., Raber H.R., Shea H.R., Smith K, Stark J.P.. "Design and fabrication of an integrated MEMS-based colloid micropropulsion system". Proc. 30th IEPC. pp IEPC-2007-099. September 2007
  15. Burgon R, Roberts J, Roberts P. "Optimal Path Planning for Spacecraft Formation Flying: Planning Architecture and Operations". AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Conference 2007. 2007
  16. Harkness P, Roberts P. "Optimisation of a Deployable Drag Sail for the Rapid Disposal of Small Spacecraft from Low Earth Orbit". 7th Cranfield Conference on Dynamics and Control of Systems and Structures in Space, At The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London. 2006
  17. Graziano B, Roberts P. "An Integrated Information Systems Approach to Spacecraft Engineering". 2nd Concurrent Engineering for Space Applications Workshop, At ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. October 2006
  18. Alexander M.S., Smith K, Stark J.P.. "Voltage Effects on the Volumetric Flow Rate and Thrust produced in Electrospray Propulsion Systems". Proc. 29th IEPC. pp IEPC-2005-87. October 2005
  19. Smith K, Alexander M.S., Stark J.P.. "The Effect of Molar Conductivity upon Current and Thrust in a Colloid Electrospray Thruster System". Proc. 29th IEPC. pp IEPC-2005-81. October 2005
  20. Roberts J, Roberts P. "The Development of High Fidelity linearised J2 Models for Satellite Formation Flying Control". 14th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, At Maui, Hawai'i, Volume: Advances in the Astronautical Sciences Vol. 119. February 2004
  21. Roberts P. "Drag Sail Dynamics for End-of-Life Deorbit". 14th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, At Maui, Hawai'i, Volume: Advances in the Astronautical Sciences Vol. 119. February 2004
  22. Stark J.P., Smith K, Robertson S.. "High Accuracy Measurements in Electrospray Source Relevant to Colloid Thrusters". Proc. 39th AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference. pp AIAA2003-4847. July 2003
  23. Stark J.P., Stevens R., Kent B., Sanford M., Alexander M.S., Smith K, Paine M.D.. "Colloid Propulsion A Re-Evaluation, with an Integrated Design". Proc. 39th AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference. pp AIAA2003-4851. July 2003
  24. Roberts P, Bowling T, Hobbs S. "MUSTANG: A Technology Demonstrator for Formation Flying and Distributed Systems Technologies in Space". 5th Cranfield Conference on Dynamics and Control of Systems and Structures in Space, Kings College, Cambridge. January 2002
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