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Space Sciences

Reports and Presentations

Each student team has published journal articles and/or conference proceedings on their work. Teams have also presented their work at conferences around the world.

Selected Posters and Presentations

Articles and Conference Proceedings

Modal Propellant Gauging in Low Gravity
Crosby, K.M., Rundle, T., LeCaptain, K., and Werlink, R., AIAA SPACE 2016, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2016-5533)

Degassing of FC-72 in Microgravity 
Weiland, D., Crosby, K.M., Hall, N., Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (2013). 

Experimental modal analysis of fluid volume in spacecraft propellant tanks in microgravity   Mathe, S., Lubick, K., Crosby, K.M., Werlink, R., Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (2013). 

Zero Gravity Fuel Gauging Using Modal Analysis (Proceedings Abstract)
Crosby, K.M., Werlink, R., Mathe, S., Lubick, L., Proceedings of the 2013 Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference, June 3-5, Broomfield, CO.

Modal Evaluation of Fluid Volume in Spacecraft Propellant Tanks: Part II
Mathe, S., Anderson, K., Bakkum, A., Lubick, Robinson, J., Weiland, D., Werlink, R., Crosby, K. M., Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (2012).

Modal Evaluation of Fluid Volume in Spacecraft Propellant Tanks (Proceeding Abstract), 
Crosby, K.M., Werlink, R., Mathe, S., Lubick, K., Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, held October 22-24, 2012 in Greenbelt, MD.

Modal Evaluation of Fluid Volume in Spacecraft Propellant Tanks: Part I
Finnvik, S., Metallo, S., Robinson, J., Crosby, K.M., Werlink, R., Proceedings of the 21th Annual Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (2011).

Slosh Dynamics in the Orion Downstream Propellant Tank (Proceedings Abstract)
Crosby, K.M., Bakkum, A., Finnvik, S., Fritz, I., Frye, B., Grove, C., Hartstern, K., Kreppel, S., Schultz, K., Braun, J.P., Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, held September 14-17, 2010 in Washington, D. C.

A Space Sciences Capstone Curriculum at Carthage College
Crosby, K. M., Dawn of a New Age:Proceedings of the 20th Annual Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (2010). 

Reduced Pressure Cyclone Separation Studies using Synthetic Lunar Regolith 
(Mackey, J. R., Agui, J. H., Crosby, K. M., Frye, B., Sietz, T.), Symposium Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July, (2010).

Scaling Relations for Repose Angles of Lunar Mare Simulants (Proceedings Abstract)
(Crosby, K. M.; Fritz, I.; Kreppel, S.; Martin, E.; Pennington, C.; Frye, B.; Agui, J.), Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, held November 16-19, 2009 in Houston, Texas.

Repose Angles of Lunar Mare Simulants in Microgravity
(Isa Fritz, ’10; Samantha Kreppel, ’10; Kevin Crosby; Erin Martin, ’09; Caitlin Pennington, ’09; Brad Frye, ’10; Jose Monegato, ’09; and Agui, J.), Proceedings of the 19th Annual Wisconsin Space Grant (2009).

Computational Fluid Dynamical Model of a Cyclone Separator in Microgravity
(Crosby, K. M., Frye, B.), Proceedings of the 18th Annual Wisconsin Space Grant: Hubble and Beyond (2008).

Measurements of the Collection Efficiency of an Air Cyclone in Lunar Gravity
(Crosby, K. M., Agui, J., Pennington, C., Sorensen, E., Martin, E., Fritz, I., Frye, B.), Proceedings of the Wisconsin Space Grant (2008).

Inertial Filtration of Lunar Dust in Reduced Gravity(Proceedings Abstract)
(Crosby, K. M., et al.), Report of the Joint Annual Meeting of LEAG-ICEUM-SRR (2008).

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