NSBE Space Special Interest Group
Technical Papers Archive Service
2014 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference
Papers of the 2014 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference are organized within six tracks: Aerodynamics and Aviation, Aerospace Simulation and Testing, Space Exploration, Space Research of NSBE, Space Science, 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||Full Scale Structural Durability Test Spectrum Reduction by Truncation Coupon Testing||Ogewu Agbese|
|2||Low Cost Standalone Display System For Obtaining Real-Time Specific Excess Power Contour Plots In-Flight From Level Flight Acceleration Flight Test||Isaac Atuahene, Rapinder Sawhney, Philip Appiah-Kubi, Rolando Amando Acosta|
|3||Design and Analysis of Ultra-Light Weighted STOL Aircraft||Md Jalal Uddin Rumi, Md Abdus Salam, Md. Abu Huraira Banna, Md. Rayhan Afsar|
|4||CEASIOM - An Open Source Multi Module Conceptual Aircraft Design Tool||Md Jalal Uddin Rumi, Md Abdus Salam, Md. Abu Huraira Banna, Md. Rayhan Afsar|
|5||Geared Turbofan with Water Alcohol Technology||Abhinav Purohit|
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||Shape Memory Polymers: Thermomechanical Constitutive Numerical Model||Olaniyi Balogun, Changki Mo|
|2||A Flight Control System Stability Study for a Guided System||Lester McCoy, John Beale|
|3||The Use of Cloud Hosted Simulation to Support the Design of Habitats for Space||Sekou Remy|
|4||Electromagnetic Interference and Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing for White Sands Complex Software Defined Radio||LaTasha Ralph, Mark Branch, Eric Harris, Maria Lecha, Obadiah Kegege|
|5||Quantifying Adhesive Bond Strength for Advanced Instrumentation Research||Christopher Allen, William Boles|
The Space Exploration track consists of industry papers authored by African Americans in human and robotic space programs throughout industry and government.
|1||Developing Commercial Crew Transportation Capability through Technological Milestones||Ronald Freeman|
|2||An Alternate Configuration of the Multi-Mission Space Exploration Vehicle||Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
|3||Commonality between Reduced Gravity and Microgravity Habitats for Long Duration Missions||Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
|4||A Comprehensive Human Spaceflight Architecture for Exploration Beyond Low Earth Orbit||Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
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||Prospective Development of Uhuru Spaceport||Obadiah Kegege, Allen Herbert, Kwesi Robotham, Robert Howard, Jr., Camille Alleyne, Enanga Fale, Edward Tunstel, Ousmane Diallo, Aisha Bowe|
|2||Macho Mengi (M2) – Interferometric Telescope Program NSBE STS-2013 Conference Project Report||Barry Henry, Marvin Johson, Boyenoh Kun, Michael McCullar|
|3||Macho Mengi (M2) – Eyes of the Universe||Michael McCullar, Anthony Bruins, Horace Bussey, Jr.|
|4||Deployable Maintenance Workstation for the Project Arusha Long Range Pressurized Rover||Arnold Baldwin, Terrance Williams, Tim Willis|
|5||Arusha Rover Deployable Medical Workstation||Gilena Monroe,Tyrone Boswell, Sonya Hopson, Russell Marzette, Ruqayyah Mustafa|
|6||Assembly and Testing of a Four-Wheel Drive Robot for a Mars Analog Mission||Renee Reynolds, Sekou Remy, Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
|7||Assembly and Testing of a Robotic Arm for a Mars Analog Mission||Marlon Hodge, Aaron Olson, Edward Tunstel, Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
The Space Science track consists of industry papers authored by African Americans reporting developments in science-enabling engineering, including both small cubesat-based science and overarching scientific rationales fro human exploration of the Moon, Mars, and asteroids.
|1||A Research Strategy for Near Earth Asteroid Exploration||Willie Williams, Marietta Leonard|
|2||Research Objectives for a Lunar Outpost Architecture with Extended Range Rover Capability||Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
|3||Human Mars Exploration Research Objectives||Myron Fendall, Pamela Denkins, Stephen Fisher, Hakeem Oluseyi, Patrice Yarborough|
|4||Microgravity Test of Nanosatellite Release Mechanisms||Thomas Searles, Willie Rockward|
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||Program Organization of a Multi-Destination Human Space Flight Architecture||Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
|2||A Systems Engineering Approach for a Multi-Destination Human Space Flight Architecture||Robert L. Howard, Jr.|
|3||Cognitive Flexible Risk Implementation Model and Management||Arnold Baldwin, Jeneene Suttle|
|4||Proposal of Naval Investment Strategy for Blue Force Tracking||Matthew Luke, Alan Walker, Kimberly Riggle|
|5||Addressing Emergence and Emergent Behavior in the Acquisition Lifecycle: How Are You Teaching, Planning, and Handling It?||Joyce Williams|