2010 Spacecraft Charging Conference Presentations

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Monday, 20 September 2010

0900 – 1200
  • Welcome
  • Keynote; "Spacecraft Charging Technology-The Early Days,” C. P. Pike, Senior Technical Consultant, Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton OH:
  • keynote speaker textMr. Charles P. Pike is a senior technical consultant at Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton OH, where he supports AFRL’s Battlespace Environment Division in the BRAC directed transfer of function from Hanscom AFB, MA to Kirtland AFB, NM. He recently completed a 40 year government career as an Air Force supervisory research physicist and manager. He has extensive experience in all aspects of military R&D program execution; having led, managed and supervised teams of civilian and military scientists and engineers conducting research and advanced technology development. At AFRL, he served as a division and branch chief developing technology for space and ground-based C3/ISR systems. He has written 100 technical papers. He invented a chemical warfare badge and holds a US Patent for chemical detection. For his contributions, he was awarded a Presidential Commendation. He is a graduate of Boston College and Northeastern University; and completed the National Security Management Program at the National Defense University/Industrial College of the Armed Forces.    

    Key note presentation title: “Spacecraft Charging Technology-The Early Days”
    Presenter: C. P. Pike, Senior Technical Consultant, Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton OH

 

  • US Overview – Dr. Dale Ferguson (AFRL/RVBX, Kirtland AFB)
  • European Overview - Dr A. Hilgers (European Space Agency) and Dr. Denis Payan (The Centre National d'Études Spatiales)
  • Japan Overview - Dr. Mengu Cho (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
1330 – 1700

Session 1

Standards, Reviews, SSA, and Anomalies Session, Session Co-chairs:  Henry Garrett (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology) and Alain Hilgers (European Space Agency)
1330 - 1355

Spacecraft Charging: Then and Now Joe Allen (Retired from NOAA-NGDC, WDC-A for STP, and SCOSTEP)

1355 - 1420

Space Weather Conditions at the Time of the Galaxy 15 Spacecraft Anomaly, William Denig (NOAA National Geophysical Data Center)

1420 - 1445

ESA Space Situational Awareness Services Related to Spacecraft Charging, Alain Hilgers (European Space Agency)

1520 - 1545

New Frontiers in Spacecraft Charging, Dale Ferguson (AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate, Kirtland AFB)

1545 - 1610

The Jovian Charging Environment and its Effects - A Review, Henry Garrett (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

1610 - 1635

14 Years of Spacecraft Charge Monitor Development, Luke Goembel (Goembel Instruments)

1635 - 1700

Sustained Arcing Current and Voltage Thresholds, Michael Bodeau (Northrop Grumman)

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

0900 - 1200

Space Flight Results Session, Session Co-chairs: Joseph Fennell (The Aerospace Corporation) and Joseph Minow (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)

0900 - 0925

Preliminary Results from an Automated Charging Event Identification Program for LEO Spacecraft, Rebecca Bishop (The Aerospace Corporation)

0925 - 0950

Charged Deposition Behind Known Shielding in a Highly Inclined Orbit, Joseph Fennell (The Aereospace Corporation)

0950 - 1015

New Plasma Observations in Highly Elliptical Orbits, Timothy Guild (The Aerospace Corporation)

1015 -  1045

BREAK

1045 - 1110

The Timescale of Surface Charging Events, Dr. Joseph Mazur (The Aerospace Corporation)

1110 - 1135

Summary of 2006 to 2010 FPMU Measurements of International Space Station Frame Potential Variations, Joseph Minow (NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center)

1135 - 1200

Measurements of Internal Charging Currents in Medium Earth Orbit:  2006-10, Keith Ryden (QinetiQ)

1200 - 1225

The 2013-2022 NRC Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics , Ron Turner (ANSER)

1330 – 1700

Session 3
Materials Characterization Session, Session Chair: Dr. Virginie Inguimbert (ONERA/DESP)

1330 - 1355

ESD Risk on Solar Panels at Eclipse Exit on Geostationary Orbit, Denis Payan (CNES)

1355 - 1420

Charge Dissipation in Germanium-coated Kapton Films at Cryogenic Temperatures, Dr. Mihail P. Petkov (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

1420 - 1445

Temperature Effects on Surface Potential of Electron Irradiated Polyimide Film, Dr. Rikio Watanabe (Tokyo City University)

 

Session 4
Modeling and Simulation 1, Session Chair: Dr. David Cooke (AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate)

1520 - 1545

Wake Formation by Ion Scattering on Positively Charged Spacecraft, Alexander Sjoren (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)

1545 - 1610

Reduction of Trapped Energetic Particle Fluxes in Natural and Artificial Radiation Belts using Electrostatic Structures, Robert Hoyt (Tethers Unlimited, Inc.)

1610 - 1635

Sheath Interference Effects in the Bare-tether Array of an Electric Solar Sail, Juan Sanmartin (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid)

1635 - 1700 Speaker TBA

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

0900 - 1200

N. Johns Stevens Memorial Session on Laboratory Studies, Session Co-chairs: Philip Leung (The Boeing Company) and Boris Vayner (Ohio Aerospace Institute)

0900 - 0925

Introduction to ISO-11221, Space Systems – Space Solar Panels – Spacecraft Charging Induced Electrostatic Discharge Test Methods, Mengu Cho (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

0925 - 0950

Distant Arcs on Solar Array Coupons: Is the ESD in the Gap the Most Critical Situation?, Dr. Virginie Inguimbert (ONERA/DESP)

0950 - 1015

Arcing on Space Solar Arrays, Philip Leung (The Boeing Company)

1015 -  1045

Memorial Service for N. John Stevens followed by a short break

1045 - 1110

Propagation Area and Speed of Flashover Discharge on Large Solar Array Panels in a Simulated Space Plasma Environment, Teppei Okumura (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

1110 - 1135

Inception and Prevention of Sustained Discharges on Solar Arrays, Boris Vayner (Ohio Aerospace Institute)

1135 - 1200

Electrostatic Discharge Test of Multi-Junction Solar Array Coupons after Combined Space Environmental Exposures, Kenneth Wright  (University of Alabama-Huntsville)

1330 – 1700

Modeling and Simulation 2 Session, Session Co-chairs: Dr. Myron Mandell (Science Applications International Corporation) and David Rodgers (ESA/ESTEC, NL)

1330 - 1355

Spacecraft Charging Analysis of Large GEO Satellites Using MUSCAT, Mengu Cho (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

1355 - 1420

Surface Charging Analysis of the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) and Magnetospheric MultiScale (MMS) Spacecraft, Dr. Victoria Davis (Science Applications International Corporation)

1420 - 1445

Nascap-2k Spacecraft Charging Code Overview,Dr. Myron Mandell (Science Applications International Corporation)

1520 - 1545

Numerical Analysis on Solar Sail Charging in Interplanetary Environment, Takanobu Muranaka (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA))

1545 - 1610

SPIS Simulations in Optimisation of FEEP Design and Contamination Analysis, David Rodgers (ESA/ESTEC, NL)

1610 - 1635

SPIS Multi Time Scale and Multi Physics Capabilities: Development and Application to GEO Charging and Flashover Modeling, Jean-Francois   Roussel (ONERA)

1635 - 1700

Comparison of Numerical and Experimental Investigations on the ESD Onset in the Inverted Potential Gradient Situation in GEO, Pierre Sarrailh (ONERA/DESP)

Thursday, 23 September 2010

0900 - 1200

Charging and Arcing Mitigation Session, Co-chairs: Mr. Bernard Boulanger (Thales Alenia Space) and Sven Bilen (The Pennsylvania State University)

0900 - 0925

Arc Suppression Coatings for Spacecraft Cabling and Electrodynamic Tether Applications, Sven Bilen (The Pennsylvania State University)

0925 - 0950

Solar Array Electrical Architecture Trade-off with GAAS Cell Protection Against Flashover Current, Mr. Bernard Boulanger (Thales Alenia Space)

0950 - 1015

Environment Exposure Tests of Electron Emitting Film for Spacecraft Charging Mitigation (ELF's CHARM), Arifur Khan (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan)

1045 - 1110

Ultra Low Work Function Coating for Combined Passive Electron Emission and Collection for Spacecraft Charging Neutralization and Electrodynamic Tether Applications, John D. Williams (Colorado State University)

1110 - 1135

Highly Efficient Field Emission Cathodes using Carbon Nanotubes, Yasushi Ohkawa (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA))

1135 - 1200

Characteristics and Signatures of Electrostatic Discharges (ESD) with Applications to Locating ESD, Carl Reed (The Aerospace Corporation)

1330 – 1700

Aging, Radiation and Temperature Effects on Charging and Arcing Session, Session Co-chairs: J.R. Dennison (Utah State University) and Teppei Okumura (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

1330 - 1355

Effects on Spacecraft Charging of Modification of Materials by Space Environment Interactions, JR Dennison (Utah State University)

1355 - 1420

Effect of Aging on Discharge Tolerance of Grouted Solar Array Panels Confirmed by Simulated Space Engineering, Taishi Endo (Kyushu Institute of Technology / Laboratory of Spacecraft Environment Interaction Engineering)

1420 - 1445

Electrostatic Discharge Tests of Solar Array Coupons with Different String-to-String Gaps without RTV Adhesive Grout, Prof. Kazuhiro Toyoda (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

1520 - 1545

Characteristic of Internal Charge Distribution in PI Irradiated by Proton, Hiroaki Miyake (Tokyo City University)

1545 - 1610

A Review of Mechanisms and Models Accounting for Surface Charge Decay, Philippe Molinié (Supelec)

1610 - 1635

Temperature Dependence on Electrostatic Discharge in a Simulated Space Plasma Environment, Teppei Okumura (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

1635 - 1700

Electric Ageing Process of Space Used Materials Under High Radiation Dose in Geostationary Orbit, Dr. Jean-Charles Matéo-Vélez  (ONERA, Toulouse)

1700 - 1900

Poster Session 2

Friday, 24 September 2010

0900 - 1200

Modeling and Simulation 3 Session, Session Co-chairs: Ira Katz (JPL/Caltech) and Dr. Leonard Kramer (The Boeing Company)

0900 - 0925

Extending the NUMIT Simulation for Modeling Deep-dielectric Charging in the Space Environment, Brian Beecken (Physics Department, Bethel University)

0925 - 0950

A 3-D Model of Circuit Board Internal Electrostatic Charging, Ira Katz (JPL/Caltech)

0950 - 1015

Integration Assessment of Visiting Vehicle Induced Electrical Charging of the International Space Station Structure, Dr. Leonard Kramer (The Boeing Company)

1045 - 1110

A 3-D Model of the Internal Charging of Spacecraft Dielectric Materials, Colby Lemon (The Aerospace Corporation)

1110 - 1135

PTetra:  A Spacecraft Charging and Plasma Interaction Model, Richard Marchand, (University of Alberta)

1135 - 1200

Quantifying Surface and Internal Charging Parameters through Flying Virtual Satellites in the RAM-SCB Inner Magnetosphere Model, Sorin Zaharia (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

1200 - 1215 A preview of the 12th SCTC by Dr. Mengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology - Promotional Video