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Volume 10 (2017)
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Volume 6 (2013)
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ResearchPaper Space New Technologies
System Design and Simulation of Air-spacecraft Aerospike Nozzle by Utilizing the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Method

Hassan Naseh; Ali Alipoor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.276758.1338

Abstract
  The main purpose is to introduce the performance system design and optimization method of aerospike nozzle for different aero-space conditions. For this purpose, some of the important parameters of the aerospike nozzle structure and cold flow condition tests in the nozzle optimization are studied. The ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Science and Technology
Numerical study on the effects of nozzle geometry and creating swirly flow inside the injector nozzle on the performance of an engine

Amirhamzeh Farajollahi; Reza Firuzi; Mohammad Reza Salimi; Mohsen Rostami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 July 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.249117.1303

Abstract
  In this study, the effects of geometry and spiral rifling like guides inside the injection nozzle on the performance of an engine are investigated, using AVL Fire software. To do so, firstly injectors with different nozzle geometries and their resultant spray patterns were simulated. Numerical results ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
Design and Simulation of Single Capillary Injector and Circular Injector Plate for a Monopropellant Thruster

Hadiseh Karimaei; Hadiseh Karimaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.257261.1314

Abstract
  In this research, design and simulation of a single capillary injector and three-hole circular injector plate of a 10N Hydrazine monopropellant thruster were performed. Ansys Fluent software was used to simulate the injector and injector plate . Volume of fluid (VOF) method was used to simulate such ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
Design and Configuration of Ground Sample Components of Low Propulsion Monopropellant Thruster Using Some Engineering Software

sajjad Davari; Hadiseh Karimaei; Mohammad Reza Salimi; Hassan Naseh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.260620.1319

Abstract
  Monopropellant thruster are used to inject a satellite into orbit or control its position on three axes in space missions. One of them is hydrazine thruster which is widely used. In this research, design of the injector, decomposition chamber and nozzle of a 10N hydrazine monopropellant thruster have ...  Read More

Technical Note Space Science and Technology
Optimized Dimension Design of Catalytic Chamber of a 10 N Thruster

Hadiseh Karimaei; Hadiseh Karimaei; Mohammad Reza Salimi; Hassan Naseh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.271152.1332

Abstract
  In this paper, the catalyst bed of a 10 N hydrazine monopropellant thruster was designed. The catalyst bed is including iridium granules, which is used to decompose the hydrazine in monopropellant thruster. Hydrazine must be decomposed almost completely in the catalytic chamber, because it is a carcinogenic ...  Read More

ResearchPaper physiology and space medicine (astrobiology)
Study of the effect of the microgravity on the expression of angiogenesis marker in endothelial progenitor cells

Vajihe Zarrinpour; زهرا حاج‌ابراهیمی

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.272303.1334

Abstract
  A study of the effect of microgravity on the endothelial progenitor cells is useful both in understanding cardiac changes in astronauts and in using microgravity as angiogenic stimuli. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of microgravity on VEGFR-2 and CD34 angiogenesis markers. ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space transportation systems Design (launch site and subsystems,…)
Parametric Study of Aeroelastic Instability Boundaries of Space Launch Vehicle in Subsonic Flow

Armin Azodi; Meysam Mohammadi-Amin; Saeed Mahmoudkhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.276465.1343

Abstract
  In the present work, the frequency-domain aeroelastic stability analysis of space launch vehicle body in the flight condition of initial launch phase is presented for a range of geometric parameters, structural characteristics, and other parameters such as thrust force. The aeroelastic model is derived ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Form-Finding and Free Vibration Analysis of a Class-One Triplex Tensegrity Prism

Milad َAzimi; Samad Moradi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 August 2021

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.289596.1349

Abstract
  This paper deals with form-finding and free vibration analysis of a pre-stressed class-one triplex tensegrity structure. The form-finding is performed via a two-step procedure, the nodal coordinates connectivity matrix, and structural element force density determination. Accordingly, the possible states ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space New Technologies
Cost Estimation for Space Propulsion Systems and Human Resource Cost and The Project Implementation Time optimization

Hassan Naseh; mostafa jafarpanah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 January 2022

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.248628.1302

Abstract
  The purpose of this paper is to present the cost estimation and optimization of space propulsion systems. Thus, choosing optimal propulsion system (from fuel and oxidizer aspect) is done in order to increase the efficiency and decrease the cost. Also, human resource cost and technology development time ...  Read More

ResearchPaper communications
Extensive Regional Telecommunications Coverage in Emergency Condition using Satellite and Tethered-Balloon Equipped with Antenna Pointing Mechanism – Part 2: Operation Modes and Controller Design

Javad Ranjbar; Mohammad Fathi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 January 2022

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.281091.1341

Abstract
  In this paper, in order to provide telecommunication coverage for a wide geographical area, the use of a network consisting of an LEO satellite and a Tethered-Balloon equipped with antenna pointing mechanism is proposed. The proposed telecommunication network is able to send the collected data to a mission ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Adaptive Generalized-Minimum-Variance Attitude Control of a High Pointing-accuracy Remote Sensing Satellite

Ali Kasiri; فرهاد فانی صابری; Vahid Joudakian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 January 2022

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.289365.1348

Abstract
  Many studies have investigated the problem of external disturbance rejection and also increasing the attitude control system's robustness against the parametric uncertainties. Due to stochastic properties, noise effect minimization becomes an interesting and challenging problem in the field of spacecraft ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Investigation on Performance Characteristics of Hydrazine Monopropellant Thruster according to Reaction Chamber Adiabatic Temperature

Seyyed Rashad Rouholamini; Mohammad Ali Amirifar; Alireza Rajabi; Nooredin Ghadiri Massoom

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 January 2022

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.295200.1362

Abstract
  In this paper, by creating and developing a code based on thermodynamics and gas dynamics equations, the performance characteristics of a 1N hydrazine monopropellant thruster such as thrust force, specific impulse, characteristic exhaust velocity, and propellant mass flow rate have been studied theoretically ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Design of an nonlinear extended state observer to estimate unmeasurable information on the problem of flying objects guidance

mahsa javaheri pour; Ahmad Reza Vali; Vahid Behnam Gol; Firouz Allahverdizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 February 2022

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.290341.1352

Abstract
  Proportional navigation is one of the most widely used methods in guiding flying objects. This method requires the rotation rate of the line between the interceptor and the target to calculate the guidance command. For a variety of reasons, including cost savings, simple sensors are used to measure tracking ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Attitude and Vibration Control of a Flexible Spacecraft using Hybrid Adaptive Super-Twisting Non-singular Terminal Sliding Mode Control

Valiollah Shahbahrami; Milad َAzimi; َAlireza Alikhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.300935.1365

Abstract
  In this paper, a robust adaptive hybrid control approach based on a combination of super-twisting and non-singular terminal sliding mode control (STNSMC) approaches for vibration and attitude control of a flexible spacecraft with fully coupled dynamic is developed. The proposed adaptation law eliminates ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Bearing only tracking for maneuver target using nonlinear second-order Markov model

Mohsen Ebrahimi; Amir Farhad Ehyaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.295013.1361

Abstract
  In this paper, in addition to investigation and analyzing the dynamic model of a maneuver target, a new method based on the Interaction Multiple Model (IMM) method is presented to solve the tracking problem in presence of measurement noise. In this procedure, two models are used along with an extended ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
Effects of Injector Pressure Drop on the Performance of a Monopropellant Hydrazine Thruster

Alireza Rajabi; Noordin Qadiri Massoom; Mohammadali Amirifar; Seyyed Rashad Rouholamini; Pouria Mikaniki; Mohammad Ghorbi; Majid Kamranifar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.248589.1301

Abstract
  The effects of injector pressure drop on the performance of a catalytic reactor are studied experimentally. The injectors were simple orifices. Dynamic interactions between the injector and the reactor determine the transient behavior of the system. Results showed that the injector pressure drop affected ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Remote sensing
Data Augmentation Investigating in improving the performance of deep learning model for building segmentation using aerial images

somaye karimpour; Javad Sadidi; Seyed Mohammad Tavakoli Saboor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.300525.1364

Abstract
  Deep learning is a modern method of image processing and data analysis that has entered the field of urban management with promising results and high potential. The purpose of this study is to investigate data augmentation techniques in improving the results of segmentation of buildings using aerial ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
System-level evaluation of the operation of different solar array structures for various CubeSat configurations

Omid Shekoofa; Farhad Bagheroskouei; Reza Amjadifard

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.309004.1371

Abstract
  In this paper, the feasibility and performance of using solar arrays equipped with sun concentrators, along with other conventional solar array structures, in CubeSats, is investigated for the first time. For this purpose, seven different structures of solar arrays have been defined and implemented for ...  Read More

ResearchPaper space law
Military use and arms race in space from the perspective of international law

Negar Mofakham Naser Eslami; Ahmad Momeni rad; Seyed Ahmad Tabatabai

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 March 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.306318.1368

Abstract
  Today, one of the main concerns of the Committee for the Peaceful Use of Outer Space (COPUOS) and its subcommittees is the issue of militarization in space law. Top space countries such as the United States, Russia and China have added to this concern by using advanced space military equipment. Therefore, ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
A New Adaptive Controller for The Three ‎Axis Satellite Simulator Based on Continuous ‎Time Delay Petri Nets Tool

Abbas Dideban; Alireza Ahangarani Farahani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.314634.1376

Abstract
  This paper presents a new control methodology based on Continuous Time Delay Petri Nets (CTDPN) tool for the attitude control of satellite simulator. The graphical and mathematical features of this tool help the expert designer to design an appropriate controller using graphical model easily, and then ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space transportation systems Design (launch site and subsystems,…)
Design, fabrication, and test of a cryogenic liquid oxygen-ethanol engine

حجت قاسمی; Seyed Mohammadreza Mahmoudian; Noordin Qadiri Massoom; Seyyed Rashad Rouholamini; Pouria Mikaniki; Asghar Azimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.337690.1397

Abstract
  The aim of the present research is to obtain the ability to use the cryogenic propellant engines on a laboratory scale. In this regard, it is necessary to build some experimental motors and investigate the their performance parameters. The liquid oxygen as a common oxidizer and ethanol as a green fuel ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Miss Distance analysis of First-Order Explicit Guidance Law with/without radome effect

سید حمید جلالی نائینی; Ali Arabian Arani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.323716.1385

Abstract
  The miss distance analysis of the first-order explicit guidance law (EGL) is carried out using linearized equation of motion in the normalized form in order to obtain normalized miss distance curves. The initial heading error, constant target, acceleration limit, radome refraction error, and fifth-order ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Design and Dynamic Analysis for Vertical and Horizontal Cylindrical Body in Reentry Flight

Morteza Tayefi; رامین کمالی مقدم

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.329022.1390

Abstract
  To create drag and reduce the speed of space payloads in the phase of entering the atmosphere, the payload body itself can be used as brake mechanisms without using additional tools. The approach analyzed in this paper is the separation of the nose and then the stability of the cylindrical body in horizontal ...  Read More

ResearchPaper physiology and space medicine (astrobiology)
Heterologous Expression of Shiga-Like Toxin Type 2 in Microgravity Condition

maryam salavatifar; Nilofar Mosallaei; Ali Hatef Salmanian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2022.337403.1396

Abstract
  Gravity is an influential force on living organisms on earth, including microorganisms. E. coli O157: H7 causes complications such as bloody diarrhea and hemolytic uremic syndrome in humans and immunization is the main way to fight it. Subunit B of Shiga-like toxin type 2 (STX2B), binding agent of bacterial ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Ground Segment: receiving, transmitting, controlling and data processing
Design and Implementation of Transparent Pseudo-Noise Satellite Ranging Relay

سیدحسن صدیقی; Afshin Eskandari

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.315937.1378

Abstract
  In this paper, Design, optimization and implementation of a Transparent Pseudo-Noise satellite Ranging relay is presented. CCSDS and DSN standards was studied for requirements of on board harware for LEO satellites and ground station. To optimize the performance of the relay, a ground station for two-way ...  Read More

ResearchPaper safety in space
FMECA-based Risk Assessment in MonoPropellant Hydrazine Propulsion System

Mohammad Nadjafi; Hassan Naseh; Mehrdad Sedigh Koochaki

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.320775.1380

Abstract
  The Monopropellant Hydrazine Propulsion system is one of the most widely used types of single-agent propulsion systems to control the position or correction of satellites in orbits. This system consists of combustion chamber subsystems (catalyst bed, catalyst, nozzle, and cap), fuel and fuel tank, high-pressure ...  Read More

ResearchPaper investigating space radiation
Investigating the test and evaluation of GaN transistors radiation resistance in SSPA amplifier board in LEO satellite payload

Roghieh Karimzadeh Baee; Hamideh Daneshvar; Amirhossin Ahmadi; Parvin Sojoodi

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.339625.1400

Abstract
  With the advent of GaN technology, achieving microwave power with high efficiency by solid-state devices has become more available. Therefore, the use of SSPA amplifiers with GaN technology in satellites, especially LEO satellites, has been considered. space radiation can affect the performance and ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space New Technologies
A Method for Determining Design Parameters of Space Umbrella Antenna

Sadjad Samipour; Alireza Toloui

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.342351.1403

Abstract
  Development in the aerospace industry is linked to the continuous pursuit for lightweight designs. Open-architecture composite structures are a new and novel use of composites for minimal weight component design. It is reasonable to use efficient and advanced techniques such as radial braiding in manufacturing ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Infrastructure (labs, sensors, software,…)
High precision remote sensing payload alignment procedure using theodolite and alignment cube

Javad Haghshenas; Reza Sharifi Hafshejani

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.344637.1404

Abstract
  In this paper, a step-by-step laboratory procedure for performing a satellite's payload’s alignment measurement is presented. Four highly accurate theodolites are used along with two or more alignment corner cube to accurately extract the final attitude. Theodolites are arranged around the ...  Read More

ReviewPaper Space New Technologies
A review of the applications of artificial intelligence in improving the performance of integrated space- air and ground networks

Pedram Hajipour; Roghieh Karimzadeh Baee; Houman Zarrabi; Roghayeh Doost; Leila mohammadi

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.344874.1405

Abstract
  According to the technical specifications of the future generations of telecommunication (the fifth generation and later), which should provide new services with very high data rates in the minimum time and a wide coverage, as well as the exponential increase in traffic, the use of combined space-air ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Analysis of the effect of layer perforation pattern on the rate of gas leakage from multilayer thermal insulation during satellite launch

Hamed R. Najafi; S.M.Hossein Karimian; Mohammad Reza Pakmanesh

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.346678.1407

Abstract
  One of the passive components of the satellite Thermal control subsystem is multilayer insulation. In order to prevent air from being trapped between the multilayer insulation layers, which causes the thin layers to inflate and disintegrate during satellite launches, holes are made in the layers. These ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Ground Segment: receiving, transmitting, controlling and data processing
Determining the allowable positions of the Aeronautical-Earth Station In Motion (A-ESIM) in order to prevent its frequency interference on the fixed ground station

Roghayeh Doost; Saber Shahidzadseh; Roghieh Karimzadeh Baee; Pedram Hajipour

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.349074.1410

Abstract
  Aeronautical-ESIM (A-ESIM) provides a satellite broadband service for aircraft occupants. Due to the frequency sharing of this service with previous services, there is a possibility of its frequency interference on previous services. According to the resolution WRC 2019, the A-ESIM frequency interference ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
Attitude control of nanosatellite using optimal quadratic linear and nonlinear methods

Arash Abarghooei; Hassan Salarieh; Pedram Hosseiniakram

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

https://doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2023.364713.1421

Abstract
  Linear algorithms are the most widely used method for satellite attitude control using reaction wheels because of their simplicity and low computational cost. The first part of the paper introduces different attitude determination and control algorithms, and reviews resources that utilized optimal linear ...  Read More