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Journal of Aerospace Science and Technology is an international double blind peer reviewed quarterly publication which publish high quality papers on all aspects of Space System Engineering, Space operation and applications, commerce, management, and apace law, Space Sciences and Exploration and Investigating Space Radiation. Aerospace Science and Technology is an open access publication, The following manuscript format can be published in the journal: Original article, short communication (brief report or brief communication), review article, systematic review and meta-analysis, Letter to editor, commentary and editorial.

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ResearchPaper investigating space radiation
2. Investigation and feasibility study of using components with different categories from the perspective of radiation damage in LEO and GEO orbits

Hamideh Daneshvar; Azam Eidi; Leila Mohamadi; Reza Omidi; Pedram Hajipour

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 11-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1267

Abstract
  Space radiation can affect the performance and reliability of components in space systems. This paper focuses on the investigation of three types of radiation damage including ionizing dose, displacement damage, and single event damage using OMERE software. Considering the outputs of this software, how ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
3. Cost Estimation Model Presentation for Cryogenic/Semi-Crogenic Space Propulsion Systems

Mostafa Jafarpanah; Hassan Naseh

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 25-33

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1268

Abstract
  The purpose of this paper is to present the cost estimation model for Cryogenic/Semi-Crogenic space propulsion systems. Therefore, the space propulsion system selection from fuel and oxidizer type aspect and achieving the maximum performance and minimum cost has been performed. Then, the fuel and oxidizer ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
4. Performance evaluation of a launch vehicle with non-turbopump propulsion system based on multidisciplinary analysis (MDA)

Hanieh Eshaghnia; MEHRAN NOSRATOLLAHI; Amirhossain Adami

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1278

Abstract
  A new approach to the design and development of launchers is the use of advanced technologies to reduce design and development costs as much as possible. In this paper, an approach to reduce costs and increase reliability is proposed, which is based on the use of a non-turbo pump propulsion system (pressure-fed ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
5. Optimal Proportional Navigation in Three-Dimensional Space Using Model Predictive Control Approach

Reza Sheikhbahaei; Saeed Khankalantary

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 51-59

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1279

Abstract
  In this study, on the basis of proportional navigation strategy, design of explicit optimal guidance law for missiles tracking maneuvering targets in three-dimensional space using model predictive control is addressed. The model predictive control employs a model to predict the future process behavior ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
6. CD44 expression changes in MDA-MB-231 cell line of breast cancer after exposure to 2-D clinorotation

Zahra Hajebrahimi; Maryam Salavatifar

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 61-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1285

Abstract
  Studies have shown that simulated microgravity (SMG) affects tumor cell growth and metastasis. However, the underlying molecular basis is still not known. In recent years, due to the high expression of CD44 in invasive basal breast tumors, it has been the subject of many studies. The aim of present study ...  Read More

ResearchPaper commerce, management, and apace law
7. Space Industry Funding: Public and Private sector

Mahdi Gholami

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 67-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1288

Abstract
  This paper examines the funding sources of space industry. First, an overview of the space economy and investment flows in the industry is presented. Long-run trends indicate an increase in public and private investment in the space industry. Government funding is the most important source of funding ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
8. کنترل پیش‌بین غیرخطی وضعیت فضاپیما با وجود نقص دو چرخ عکس‌العملی دارای زاویه‌ی نصب

Mohammad Nawabi; p Zarei

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 77-83

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1304

Abstract
  کنترل وضعیت فضاپیمای فعال در مدار با استفاده از عملگرهای چرخ عکس‌العملی به دلیل برتری‌های خاص نسبت به دیگر عملگرها انتخاب مناسب‌تری است. با توجه به عملکرد مکانیکی این ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
9. Multidisciplinary Design of Bipropellant Propulsion System in Three Methods, Optimal Design, Reliability Based Design and Optimal Reliability Based Design

Hojat Taei; Amirhossain Adami; Mansour Hozuri

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2022, Pages 85-98

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1281

Abstract
  The need to improve the reliability and safety requirements, has led to increasingly utilization of reliability based design approaches. In this study, reliability based multidisciplinary design optimization for a bipropellant propulsion system has been investigated. The objective function is minimizing ...  Read More

Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
1. Maximum Likelihood-Based Worst-Case Optimization Design of Hydrazine Propulsion System for aSatellite Orbital Transfer System under Uncertainty

Alireza Toloei; Mohammad Fatehi; Behrooz Keshtegar

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1202

Abstract
  In this paper, a design of a hydrazine monopropellant system is proposed based on the maximum likelihood for the presentation of uncertainties, without any specific assumptions about the type of distribution and even uncertainty in distribution parameters by the johnson distributions family. The maximum ...  Read More

2. Modeling and Simulation of a Flexible Spacecraft Solar Panels Deployment Mechanism with Yoke Driven Assembly

Hamidreza Soleimani; Milad َAzimi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , January 2021, , Pages 37-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.1224

Abstract
  This paper analyses the dynamic behavior of the rigid solar panels deploying mechanism of a spacecraft with flexible hinges. The proposed mechanism, maintaining a proper speed, guarantees the deployment synchronization of solar panels and minimizes the effects of impact and vibration applied during the ...  Read More

3. Analysis, Design and Optimization of the Multi Layer Radiation Shielding of Satellite Electronic Components

Kavoos Ghordoyi Milan; Ali Sadr; S. Hasan Sedighy; Hamideh Daneshvar

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 71-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1246

Abstract
  In this paper, multi layer radiation shield is designed for electrons and protons space environments to protect in all satellite orbits. The designed shield layer material and thickness is analyzed and optimized by MCNPX linked with Matlab. In Matlab, genetic algorithm is employed for optimization where ...  Read More

4. A method for determining the optimum parameter of the soft filters to image fusion in the frequency domain

Kobra Yaghoubi; Alireza Safdarinezhad; Marzieh Jafari

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 23-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2020.1262

Abstract
  Image fusion is known as a synergetic process for merging multispectral and panchromatic images contents. So far, various methods have been developed in which the usage of the frequency domain is one of them. The frequency-based image fusion techniques are performed using high and low pass filters. So, ...  Read More

5. Symmetric periodic solution around asteroid 216 Kleopatra and its stability in the presence of solar radiation pressure

Mahdi Jafari Nadoushan; Kosar Aramkhah

Volume 14, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/jsst.2021.1233

Abstract
  In this paper, the dumbbell model is used for gravity field of asteroid 216 Kleopatra. Utilizing the model results in governing equations of motion of a spacecraft around an asteroid similar to those of motion of a spacecraft in the restricted circular three-body problem. The equilibrium points and Jacobi ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
1. Investigation on Effects of Geometrical Parameters of Gas Flow Channels on the Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Performance

Hamed Moeini; Karim Mazaheri; Ebrahim Afshari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 January 2020

Abstract
  In the present study, the effects of geometrical properties of the gas flow channels on the current density and temperature distributions inside a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) fuel cell are investigated. The main purpose is here that to clarify the effects of the variation of the width, depth, ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
2. Drop Behavior on Micro-Structured Superhydrophobic Coating

Ramin Kamali Moghadam; Mohamad Taeibi; Salar Heyat Davoudian; Reinhard Miller

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 14 November 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2020.207584.1241

Abstract
  Superhydrophobic coatings can be made by creating a micro-sized structure on a surface providing super-repellent properties which has many applications in aerospace, defense, automotive, biomedical and engineering. Numerical simulation of drop dynamics and motion on a superhydrophobic surface helps us ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
3. The retrieval of wet refractivity index by tomography using spherical cap harmonics

Masood Dehvari; سعید فرزانه; Mohammad Ali Sharifi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 29 June 2020

Abstract
  In this research, three-dimensional and four-dimensional tomography is used to demonstrate the distribution of wet refractivity index of the troposphere. In this model, spherical cap harmonics are used for the horizontal distribution of the wet refractivity index, and empirical orthogonal functions are ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
4. Active Vibration Control of a Maneuvering Flexible Spacecraft using Hybrid Actuators: A Lyapunov-Based Control Approach

Milad َAzimi; Samad Moradi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.232147.1276

Abstract
  This paper presents a study concerning active vibration control of a smartو flexible spacecraft during attitude maneuver using thrusters and reaction wheels (RW) in combination and piezoelectric (PZT) sensor/actuator patches. The large-angle maneuver and residual vibration of the spacecraft are controlled ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
5. Rapid Performance Sizing of Reaction Wheels in a Very High Resolution Remote Sensing Satellite Using Matching Diagram Technique

Amir Reza Kosari; Alireza Ahmadi; Alireza Sharifi; Masoud Khoshsima

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 09 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.210939.1249

Abstract
  Very High Resolution Passive Scan Agile Earth Observation Satellites are able to maneuver around all their three body axes and scan the target area in different directions, simultaneously. The most stringent mid-level requirements which dominate their attitude determination and control subsystem performance ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Science and Technology
6. Effects of geometrical parameters of a two-sided catalyst bed on flow and thermal fields of a monopropellant hydrazine thruster
Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.240233.1291

Abstract
  In present study, a hydrazine based monopropellant thruster decomposition chamber is simulated numerically. The catalyst bed separated in two sides, the particles size in upstream side is larger than those in downstream side. Effects of upstream side length and its particles diameter on catalyst bed ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
7. Re-Entry Trajectory Design with Use of Aided Optimization Algorithm through Combination of Classic Guidance & Acceleration Profile Optimization

Mohammad Javad Poustini; seyed hossein sadati; Yosof Abbasi; Seyyed Majid Hosseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 March 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.252865.1311

Abstract
  Trajectory optimization is a familiar method for most of re-entry and Re-usable vehicles. This is because of the ability to include almost all of the problem constraints without facing restrictions such as time & Calculation issues. Adding or removing constraints in trajectory optimization problem ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
8. Modelling Diversity in Redundant Systems: Case Study of Satellite Systems

Ghasem Kahe; mehdi alemi rostami

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 24 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.233764.1283

Abstract
  Diversity plays an essential role in increasing reliability of redundant systems, however in safety and mission critical applications. The onboard computer of satellites and the flight computer of aircrafts, which are ultra-reliable system, utilizes various hardware platforms for their redundant architecture ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space transportation systems Design (launch site and subsystems,…)
9. Multi-disciplinary optimization conceptual design of the launcher based on non-turbopump propulsion systems

Hanieh Eshaghnia; Mehran Nosratollahi; Amirhossain Adami; Hadi Dastoury

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 April 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.1286

Abstract
  Turbopump propulsion systems have been used in almost all launch vehicles. With the advancement of manufacturing technologies, especially in the use of composite and lightweight structures, the use of non-turbopump propulsion systems has been considered due to the reduction of operating costs. This study ...  Read More

ResearchPaper commerce, management, and apace law
10. Collision Prediction of Spacecraft for Space Traffic Management

hamid Kazemi; samaneh elahian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.267293.1325

Abstract
  In this article collision probability method is used to satellite collision risk analysis. Among different methods introduced for determining collision probability, Patera's (2005) and Chan methods are chosen to define Noor satellite collision to the other space objects. According to criteria described ...  Read More

ResearchPaper commerce, management, and apace law
11. The Intellectual Property Rights and Transfer of Technology in Space Industry

Saied Habiba; Hamid Kazemi; Milad Sadeghi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.271114.1331

Abstract
  From the past, space activities which has been extremely important for governments as the main and traditional players in the space industry, are now attractive to non-governmental and private individuals, who are the new actors in the space industry. Undoubtedly, in this field, technology is a prerequisite ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space New Technologies
12. 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

http://dx.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 subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
13. Vibration control design of fuel sloshing in a spacecraft using virtual actuator

عبدالمجید خوشنود; Ali Aminzadeh; peyman nikpey

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.268683.1326

Abstract
  This paper is dedicated to modeling of fuel sloshing dynamics and its effect on the stability and control of the space vehicle. Sloshing due to the liquid movement in the fuel tank of a space vehicle's propulsion system can be effective on the vehicle’s control and stability. Force and moment ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Infrastructure (labs, sensors, software,…)
14. Design, Construction and Performance Evaluation of a Cold Gas Thruster Test Stand

َAlireza Alikhani; Mohammad Reza Salimi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 30 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.250452.1305

Abstract
  The cold gas thruster is one of the significant components of a satellite and its application possesses a marked impact on the entire system performance. The nonlinear function and order of magnitude, lead to increasing the importance of thruster function. Therefore, pre-mission performance assessment ...  Read More

ResearchPaper communications
15. Extensive Regional Telecommunications Coverage in Emergency Condition using Tethered-Balloon Equipped with Antenna Pointing Mechanism – Part 1: Kinematic and Dynamic Modeling

Mohammad Fathi; Javad Ranjbar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.254487.1312

Abstract
  In emergency situations, where there is no possibility of using terrestrial-based or space-based telecommunication platforms or when there is a need for providing telecommunication services in remote, rural or hilly areas which are faced with lacking telecommunication infrastructures, typically using ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Science and Technology
16. 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

http://dx.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 physiology and space medicine (astrobiology)
17. Effect of Simulated microgravity condition on cells proliferation and myostatin gene expression in differentiated skeletal muscle cells (C2C12)

Narjes Rhmanian; Azadeh Hekmat; Zahra Hajebrahimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.288166.1346

Abstract
  Muscle atrophy is one of the problems that astronauts face after returning to earth. Myostatin is a known negative regulator of muscle growth. This study aimed to investigate the effects of simulated microgravity condition on mouse myotube cells (C2C12) growth and the myostatin gene expression. The morphological ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
18. Developing a universal Software for the Conceptual Design of Cryogenic Rocket Propulsion System

n f; Neda sadat Seddighi renani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.254769.1313

Abstract
  In this article, a universal algorithm and engineering software is presented for the conceptual design of cryogenic rocket propulsion system. The algorithm consisting five engine working cycles: pressure fed, gas generator, staged combustion, closed and opened expansion cycles. For validation, the Vulcain ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Science and Technology
19. کنترل وضعیت سه محوره یک ماهواره با استفاده از روش پارامتر متغیر

M. Navabi; Fereshte Malekpour

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.244891.1309

Abstract
  این مقاله یک روش تخمین پارامتر از مدل‌های زمان -پیوسته را برای یک سیستم پارامتر متغیر معرفی می‌کند.دینامیک این نوع سیستم ها وابسته به یک پارامتر متغیر با زمان که در ...  Read More

AnalyticalPaper Space systems design (spacecraft, satellites, space stations and their equipment)
20. experimental study of dynamic stability for a entry capsule in supersonic flow

mohsen sargolzaie; Hamid Fazeli; mohammadreza soltani

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.246825.1299

Abstract
  Due to the lack of existence of control surfaces in entry capsules, the subject of static and dynamic stability is always important. In this paper, these coefficients are investigated experimentally for the case of forced oscillation at supersonic flow. In this experimental study, the effects of freestream ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
21. 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

http://dx.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 Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
22. Thermal Effects of the Space Environment on the Radiation Characteristics of a Reflector Antenna in LEO Spacecrafts

fatemeh Sadeghikia; Fatemeh asdaghpour; محمد علی فارسی

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.258362.1316

Abstract
  Antennas, which are usually installed on the outer shell of these systems, are therefore always exposed to the thermal fluctuations of the space environment. Thermal fluctuations cause the antenna surfaces to expand, contract and distort and can cause the antenna to malfunction. In this paper, the effects ...  Read More

ResearchPaper
23. 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

http://dx.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
24. 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

http://dx.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)
25. 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

http://dx.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,…)
26. 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

http://dx.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 investigating space radiation
27. Experimental study of the effect of using space sandwich structures for protection against space radiation

Majid Mokhtari; Hamideh Daneshvar; Morteza Bahmani nejad; Shahryar Malekie; Armin Mosayebi,; Amir Torabpoor-Isfahani,; Iman Aryanian

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.286487.1344

Abstract
  Sandwich panels are used in various industries due to their high special strength. It is used in ultra-light aerospace structures. In this paper the protective effect of sandwich structures used in ultralight space structures against gamma rays is investigated. Eight structures of the most widely used ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space Science and Technology
28. 3-dimensional Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Simulation of Thruster Plumes

hamed Alisadesghi; Ehsan Zabihian; Azade khadivi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2021.270713.1330

Abstract
  The interaction of thruster plumes with satellite components can have undesirable effects, such as disturbance force/torque, thermal loading, and species deposition in the surfaces. The purpose of this paper is to use the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) method to analyze the 3D plume impingement ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
29. 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

http://dx.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
30. 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

http://dx.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
31. 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

http://dx.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…)
32. 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

http://dx.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…)
33. 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

http://dx.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…)
34. 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

http://dx.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 New Technologies
35. Free vibration analysis of grid stiffened doubly curved composite shells using a refined higher order theory

Reza Kohandani; Ali Davar; Mohsen Heydari Beni; Jafar Eskandari Jam; Majid Eskandari Shahraki

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.295170.1363

Abstract
  In this research the free vibration analysis of simply supported grid stiffened doubly curved shells by using a refined higher order theory is presented. The advantage of the present theory in comparison with other higher order theories is investigation of the effects of trapezoidal shape factor in the ...  Read More

ResearchPaper Space subsystems design: (navigation, control, structure and…)
36. 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

http://dx.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…)
37. 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

http://dx.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)
38. 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

http://dx.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
39. 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

http://dx.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)
40. 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

http://dx.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
41. 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

http://dx.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
42. Strap-On Boosters Separation Analysis Using Coupled Simulation of Constraint Dynamics and Time Dependent CFD

Mostafa Jafari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 26 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/jsst.2022.168639.1169

Abstract
  A numerical dynamic-aerodynamic interface for simulating the separation dynamics of constrained strap-on boosters jettisoned in the atmosphere is presented. Two commercial solvers: a 6DOF multi-body dynamic solver and a numerical time-dependent flow solver are integrated together with an interface code ...  Read More

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