Presentation Slides

231st American Astronomical Society Splinter Session: Astronomers, Astronauts and Robots: Enabling the Most Ambitious Future Space Observatories: National Harbor MD Jan 9, 2018

Papers and Reports

2017

Boyd, I., R. Buenconsejo, D. Piskorz, B. Lal, K. Crane, E. De La Rosa Blanco "On-Orbit Manufacturing and Assembly of Spacecraft" Institute for Defense Analyses Paper P-8335.

Elmegreen, D., E. van Dishoeck, D. Spergel, R. Davies. "Report of the Kavli IAU Workshop on Global Coordination: Future Space-Based Ultraviolet-Optical-Infrared Telescopes" July 17-19, 2017, Leiden.

Thronson, H., B. Peterson, M. Greenhouse, H. MacEwen, R. Mukherjee, R. Polidan, B. Reed, N. Siegler, H. Smith "Human space flight and future major space astrophysics missions: servicing and assembly" SPIE Proceedings Volume 10398, UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII; 1039810 (2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2274389

2016

Breckinridge, J., and C. Lillie "Prime focus architectures for large space telescopes: reduce surfaces to save cost" SPIE

Dorsey, J. T., and J. Watson "Space Assembly of Large Structural System Architectures (SALSSA)" AIAA SPACE Forum 2016, DOI: 10.2514/6.2016-5481

Lee et al "Architecture for in-space robotic assembly of a modular space telescope" JATIS 2(4), 041207, DOI: 10.1117/1.JATIS.2.4.041207.

2014

Hogstrom, K., P. Backes, J. Burdick, B. Kennedy, J. Kim, N. Lee, G. Malakhova, R. Mukherjee, S. Pellegrino, Y-H Wu "A robotically assembled 100-meter space telescope" 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto CA

2013

Feinberg, L., J. Budinoff, H. MacEwen, G. Matthews, M. Postman "Modular assembled space telescope" Optical Engineering 52(9) 091802

Thronson, H, and D. Lester "Future In-space Operations (FISO): a working group and community engagement." The Space Review (2013).

2012

Ambrose, R., B. Wilcox, B. Reed, L. Matthies, D. Lavery, D. Korsmeyer "Robotics, Tele-Robotics, and Autonomous Systems Roadmap" NASA

Raftery M and A. Derechin ."EXPLORATION PLATFORM IN THE EARTH-MOON LIBRATION SYSTEM BASED ON ISS" Proc. 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Naples, IT.

2011

Thronson, H (ed.) "WORKSHOP ON CAPABILITIES FOR HUMAN HABITATION AND OPERATIONS IN CIS-LUNAR SPACE: WHAT’S NECESSARY NOW? Workshop Goals, Findings, and Summary Considerations" Sept 21-23, 2011, Galveston TX.

Thronson, H., D. Lester, and T. Talay "Human operations beyond LEO by the end of the decade: An affordable near-term stepping stone" Space Review, Jan 10, 2011.

2010

Reed, B., J. Townsend, H. Thronson, M. Ahmed, A. Whipple, W. Oegerle "Early Results from NASA's Assessment of Satellite Servicing" SPIE

Thronson, H. A., D. Lester, R. Moe, G. Sulivan "Review of US Concepts for Post-ISS Space Habitation Facilities and Future Opportunities" AIAA Space 2010 Manuscript 818583

Thronson, H. "A Short History of On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Studies"

"On-Orbit Satellite Servincing Study Project Report" NASA GSFC

2008

Thronson, H., D. Lester, A. Dissel, D. Folta, J. Stevens, J. Budinoff "Using NASA's constellation architecture to achieve major science goals in free space" 59th International Astronautical Congress.

2007

Gralla, E. and O. De Weck, "Strategies for On-Orbit Assembly of Modular Spacecraft" JBIS, Vol. 60, pp. 219-227, 2007.

2006

Lillie, C. "On-Orbit Assembly and Servicing for Future Space Observatories" AIAA 2006.

Tatsch, A. N. Fitz-Coy, S. Gladun "On-orbit Servicing: A Brief Study"

2005

Lillie, C. "On-Orbit Assembly and Servicing of Future Space Observatories" SPIE proceedings.

Stevens, J. and D. King "Leveraging Exploration Capabilities for Space-based Astronomical Observatories" SPIE proceedings.

2002

Akin, D. and M. Bowden "EVA, Robotic, and Cooperative Assembly of Large Space Structures" IEEE Trans.

Geffre, J. "Conceptual Design of a Lunar L1 Gateway Outpost" 53rd International Astronautical Congress 10-19 Oct, Houston, TX.

Saleh,J, E. Lamassoure, and D. Hastings "Space Systems Flexibility Provided by On-Orbit Servicing: Part 1" Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 39 (4).

Lamassoure, E., J. Saleh, and D. Hastings "Space Systems Flexibility Provided by On-Orbit Servicing: Part 2" Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 39 (4).

Watson, J., T. Collins, H. Bush "A History of Astronaut Construction of Large Space Structures at NASA Langley Research Center"

Willenberg, H., S. Potter, J. Renfro, M.Fruhwirth, "Technology Status and Planners' Guide for In-Space Servicing Final Report"

"Orbital Aggregation and Space Infrastructure Systems (OASIS): Preliminary Architecture and Operations Analayis", Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts (RASC) at NASA Langley Research Center

2001

Geffre, J. "Lunar L1 Gateway Conceptual Design Report" Advanced Development Office, Johnson Space Center, Report EX15-01-001

Willenberg, H., M. Fruhwirth, S. Potter "Site Selection and Deployment Scenarios for Servicing of Deep-Space Observatories" IEEE

2000

Muller, R. "Robotic Assembly of a 20-Meter Space Telescope, with Extension to 40-Meter Space Telescopes" QSS Group, Inc report.

1998

Muller, R. and D. Naik "Robotic Assembly Concept for the Next-Generation Space Telescope" Final Report

1993

Mendell, W., S. Hoffman "Strategic Considerations for Cislunar Space Infrastructure" 44th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation.