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An overview of rendezvous and docking space laboratories platforms

pourya shokrolahi; Masoud Ebrahimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 November 2023

Abstract
  The space testbeds have been a milestone in space missions. The development of laboratory testbeds capable of testing space missions has led to increased reliability and performance of space systems during their missions. This article presents a review study on space testbeds, with a particular focus ...  Read More

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Adaptive Modified Sliding-Mode-based Attitude Control of a Satellite Under Reaction Wheel Fault

Narges Talebi Motlagh; Sevil Mohammadzadeh Sadigh; hossein beheshti; hamid Ghouchi Eskandar; Moharram Shameli

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2024, , Pages 33-46

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2024.8.3.3

Abstract
  In this paper, passive adaptive modified sliding-mode-based fault tolerant control is designed to track the desired attitude of a satellite with four reaction wheels in the presence of external disturbances, system uncertainties, and actuator fault. In order to achieve this goal, the adaptive modified ...  Read More

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conceptual design of store and forward payload for LEO satellite

elham hosseini; razieh Narimani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2024, , Pages 63-74

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2024.8.3.5

Abstract
  One of the satellite telecommunication services is the S&F service. In this article, we analyze the service characteristics and explain the impact of them on the design parameters. One of the challenges of telecommunication payload design is the mapping of service parameters to the technical requirements ...  Read More

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Star Trackers Evaluation by Statistical Analysis

Mohammad Sajjad Mahdiyari; Mehran Nosratollahi; Reza Zardashti

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2024, , Pages 41-66

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2024.8.1.4

Abstract
  A comprehensive statistical analysis and comparison on the characteristics of star trackers used in the world can provide valuable information to researchers, manufacturers and customers in this field. In this regard, with a comprehensive search, 12 indicators of star sensors (accuracy, maximum trackable ...  Read More

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Implementation of LDUT-based redundancy and frame structure management in CAN bus space applications

Morteza Farhid; Samira Mir Mazhari Anvar; Moharram Shameli; Hossain Beheshti birami

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2024, , Pages 67-77

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2024.8.1.5

Abstract
  This paper discusses how to implement the CAN bus protocol based on the ECSS standard in the space applications of satellites and various missions. The CAN protocol frame consists of the frameworks, arbitration and control, data, cyclic redundancy, and verification sections. The arbitration and control ...  Read More

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Introduction to Space Debris Capturing Methods

Alireza Nazari Karadeh; Alireza Alikhani; Milad Azimi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , April 2023, , Pages 1-16

https://doi.org/10.30699/jtae.2023.7.1.1

Abstract
  Space debris is considered a serious problem for space operational missions. Many methods of capturing space debris have been proposed in the last decade and have been tested by various ground-based and sub-orbital flight methods. Space debris is usually an unusual and unknown object, and capturing and ...  Read More

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Influence of anisotropic plasma antenna parameters on scattering pattern and radar cross section

zeinab rahmani; monireh jodeiri; Ebrahim Heidari-Semiromi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , October 2022, , Pages 11-20

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2022.163672

Abstract
  In this research, a plasma column with a circular cross section magnetized by a DC-axial magnetic field is investigated as a plasma antenna. The radar cross-section and the scattering pattern of radio waves landing to the antenna are studied. The present plasma antenna, in addition to advantages such ...  Read More

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Optimal Path Planning for Autonomous Space Maneuvers Based on Reinforcement Q-learning and Cubic Network

Iman Shafieenejad; Mohammmad Siami Araghi; Alireza Sekhavat Benis; Ali Mirzaee; Iman Fozouni Taloki

Volume 6, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 1-10

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2022.140118

Abstract
  This paper proposes a method based on the reinforcement Q-learning to solve the problem of fully autonomous optimal path planning of a space robot by increasing the number of available satellites in earth orbits, designation, and implementation of satellite orbital servicing stations considered by researchers. ...  Read More

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An Overview of the Importance, Challenges, and Methods of Orbital Rendezvous and Docking

Pourya Shokrolahi; Masoud Ebrahimi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 41-54

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2022.306883.1205

Abstract
  In this article, orbital rendezvous and docking, as a key and important subject that has fundamental and important applications in the field of space have been studied. The main objective of this paper will be the investigation of the general and important sections of a rendezvous and docking mission. ...  Read More

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A Review of New Technologies in Passive Thermal Control for CubeSats

Hamed Sheikhbahaee; Saeed Hajialigol

Volume 5, Issue 4 , February 2022, , Pages 11-21

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2021.140124

Abstract
  Most spacecraft components have a specific allowable temperature limit that must be met for optimal operation and subsystem survival. The adjustment of this temperature range is made by various active and passive thermal management techniques. Passive thermal control methods do not consume satellite ...  Read More

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Challenges of Asteroid Mining from Techno-economic and Legal Points of View

Ebrahim Amiri; Mahdi Jafari Nadoushan

Volume 5, Issue 1 , May 2021, , Pages 1-13

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2021.129739

Abstract
  In this paper, the potential capacity of asteroids to provide minerals is investigated from technical, economic, and legal points of view. To this end, Near-Earth Asteroids, which are more accessible, are considered as asteroid mining candidates. Reviewing technical issues, as well as economic evaluations ...  Read More

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Drag Sail Conceptual Design for Satellite Orbit Reduction in Low Earth Orbit

Ali Kasiri; Farhad Fani saberi; Rojin Shokri khanghah

Volume 5, Issue 1 , May 2021, , Pages 29-43

https://doi.org/10.22034/jtae.2021.129748

Abstract
  The main purpose of this paper is to provide a regular design process of drag sail for deorbiting a satellite in LEO orbit concerning the mission requirements. In this regard, the design requirements and manufacturing considerations of the drag sail have been studied at first. The paper continued with ...  Read More

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Communication Space Bus in GEO

Alireza Amirkhani; Mehran Mirshams

Volume 4, Issue 4 , February 2021, , Pages 43-53

Abstract
  Considering increased demand for launching satellites into geostationary orbit and use of orbit-spectrum resources, preserving these resources is essential. Space bus is a communication satellite in GEO with orbital maneuvering mission to maintain the orbit-spectrum concession. In this paper, statistical ...  Read More