How to Fly a Spacecraft with Dr. Atri Dutta

Tuesday, March 28, 2023


Cost: Free


Rhatigan Student Center

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260

Event Contact

Emma Ahrenholtz
Phone: 402-594-9241

Location: Rhatigan Student Center, Room 301

The determination of the optimal trajectory of a spacecraft can be complex, especially when the spacecraft uses a low-thrust propulsion system or when it operates in a challenging dynamical environment. This talk will provide an overview of astrodynamics research being conducted at WSU Astronautics Laboratory to address some of these challenges. Specific examples will include all-electric spacecraft, hurricane monitoring constellations, NuSol probe, and the CubeSat being developed to validate a neutrino detector in space.

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