NSBE Space Special Interest Group
Technical Papers Archive Service
2012 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference
Papers of the 2012 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference are organized within six tracks: Aerodynamics and Aviation, Aerospace Simulation and Testing, Avionics and Software, Space Exploration, Space Research of NSBE, and Systems Engineering. Links to papers are contained on this page, within each track.
Aerodynamics and Aviation
The Aerodynamics and Aviation track consists of industry papers authored by African Americans related to general, commercial, and military aviation as well as results in both commercial and theoretical aerodynamics.
|1||Biofuels, They Are Here to Stay!||LaKenya Evans|
|2||Evaluation of a Fuel Efficient Aircraft Maneuver for Conflict Resolution||Aisha R. Bowe, Confesor Santiago|
|3||A Statistical Approach to Landing Speed Modeling||Dr. Ousmane N. Diallo, John E. Robinson III|
|4||Low Dimensional Spatio-Temporal Correlations of an Excited Axisymmetric Mach 0.6 Jet||Kerwin R. Low, Zachary P. Berger, Mark N. Glauser, Stanislav Kostka, Sivaram Gogineni|
Aerospace Simulation and Testing
The Aerospace Simulation and Testing track consists of industry papers authored by African Americans addressing developments in ground elements that support the development, launch, recovery, testing, or operations of aerospace vehicles and systems.
|1||Development and Evaluation of the Habitat Demonstration Unit Medical Operations Workstation and Opportunities for Future Research||Robert L. Howard, Jr., Ph.D.|
|2||Application of Bond Graph and Neural Network Modeling to an Active Response Gravity Offload System||Cecil Shy Jr., Dr. Donald Harby|
|3||Optimum Sensor Locations on a Planar Surface for Load Function Characterization||Cameron W. Coates, Darryl W. Daniell|
|4||Gravity Air Launch Method to Enable Responsive Space Access||Marti Sarigul-Klijn, Ph.D., Nesrin Sarigul-Klijn, Ph.D., Gary C. Hudson, Livingston Holder, Gregg Liesman, Dale Shell, Dan Fritz, Chris Webber, Maurice P. Gionfriddo|
Avionics and Software
The Avionics and Software track consists of industry papers authored by African Americans related to aerospace communications, data, and sensor systems.
|1||Radiation Effects on Optek Hall Effect Sensors||Anthony B. Sanders, Hak S. Kim, Anthony M. Phan|
|2||Assessment of DSN Communication Coverage for Space Missions to Potentially Hazardous Asteroids||Obadiah Kegege, David Bittner, Frank Gati, Kul Bhasin|
|3||Discrete-Time Fourier Transform Phase Modulation Detection Algorithm for Software Defined Radio||Julian Johnson, James E. Whitney|
|4||IT Data Mining Tool Uses in Aerospace||Gilena A. Monroe, Kenneth Freeman, Kevin L. Jones|
The Space Exploration track consists of industry papers authored by African Americans in human and robotic space programs throughout industry and government.
|1||The Exploration Portable Electrostatic Detector (xPED)||Telana L. Jackson, William M. Farrell|
|2||Sustainable and Scientific Space Exploration via the JURBAN Google Lunar X-Prize (GLXP) Team||Blaze D. Sanders, Jayfus Doswell, Ph.D., Morgan Glaze, Kelly Thomas, Clay Massok, Bakari Hassan|
|3||Possibility of Extracting Energy from Moving Surface Roving Vehicles (SRVs)||Bekalu Tesfaye, Dr. Shifferaw Taye|
|4||Robotic Mobility on Asteroid Surfaces||Edward Tunstel, Ph.D.|
|5||Concepts for a Shroud or Propellant Tank Derived Deep Space Habitat||Robert L. Howard, Jr., Ph.D.|
|6||Toward Space Object Contact Operations using Robotic Nanosatellites||Edward Tunstel, Ph.D., Adam Cushman, Michael Kutzer, Timothy McGee|
Space Research of NSBE
The Space Research of NSBE track consists of volunteer work performed by NSBE engineering professionals. Each paper is a space-related, scientific or engineering research endeavor in a research domain initiated by the NSBE Space SIG for the purpose of advancing human knowledge in fields of spacecraft engineering and development.
|1||Robotic Teleoperations Experiment for the Mars Desert Research Station||Robert L. Howard, Jr., Ph.D.|
|2||CubeSAT Deployable Telescope Team Study||Kenneth Freeman, Michael McCullar, Charles Stewart, Jackie Long, Cyprian Wenyonu, Dr. Charles Norton, Mayard Williams|
|3||Collapsible Deployable Space Telescope Nanosatellite||Elwood Agasid, Kenneth Freeman, Ray Gilstrap, Abraham Rademacher, Michael McCullar, Charles Stewart, Jackie Long, Cyprian Wenyonu, Dr. Charles Norton, Mayard Williams|
|4||Habitability Improvements to Arusha Rover Cabin Layout||Robert L. Howard, Jr., Ph.D.|
|5||Deployment of 1 GW Power Generation on the Lunar Surface||Robert L. Howard, Jr., Ph.D.|
The Systems Engineering track consists of of industry papers authored by African Americans that address modern systems engineering challenges and explore alternative approaches to systems acquisition.
|1||Technical Performance Measures for Complex Programs||LaMont McAliley|
|2||The Realities of Retiring the Space Shuttle Program||Larry Shaw|
|3||The International Space Station Research Opportunities and Accomplishments||Camille W. Alleyene|
|4||Radiation Shielding in the Space Environment||Mayard Williams|