Dr. Chuck Reynerson's Online CV

Engineering, Computer Science, and Project Management

Selected Publications 

Book Chapter

"Aerodynamic Disturbance Force And Torque Estimation For Spacecraft And Simple Shapes Using Finite Plate Elements – Part I: Drag Coefficient", Chapter 15 in Advances in Spacecraft Technologies, Intech Publishing, 2011.

 

Conference Papers

"Aerodynamic Disturbance Force And Torque  For Spacecraft And Simple Shapes Using Finite Plate Elements – Part II: Aerodynamic Force & Torque", IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2012.

"Human Spaceflight Systems Modeling Applied to Lunar Surface Bases: Architecture Comparisons", IEEE/AIAA Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2009.

"Lunar Surface Base Architecture Mass and Cost Comparison Results", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Conference, Orlando, FL, January 2009.

"Impact of Water Ice on Lunar Propellant Production", AIAA Space 2008 Conference, San Diego, CA, September 2008.

   "Aerodynamic Disturbance Force And Torque  For Spacecraft And Simple Shapes Using Finite Plate Elements – Part II: Aerodynamic Force & Torque", AAS Guidance, Navigation, & Control Conference, Brekenridge, CO, February 2008.

"Aerodynamic Disturbance Force And Torque Estimation For Spacecraft And Simple Shapes Using Finite Plate Elements – Part I: Drag Coefficient", AAS Guidance, Navigation, & Control Conference, Brekenridge, CO, February 2007.

"Drag Coefficient Computations for Objects in Reentry Trajectories and Low Earth Orbits", AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference, Keystone, CO, August 2006.

"Reentry Debris Envelope Model For A Disintegrating, Deorbiting Spacecraft Without Heat Shields", AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 2005.

"Strategic Reusability for Human Space Exploration – A Comparison of Two Architectures", 2005 AIAA Annual Technical Symposium, NASA/JSC, Clear Lake, TX, April 2005.

"Exploration of the Impact of ISRU on Architectural System Sizing", 2005 AIAA Annual Technical Symposium, NASA/JSC, Clear Lake, TX, April 2005.

"Human Space Exploration Design Modeling", 2005 AIAA Annual Technical Symposium, NASA/JSC, Clear Lake, TX, April 2005.

"Drag Coefficient Computation Results For Spacecraft And Simple Shapes In Low Earth Orbits Using Finite Plate Elements", 15th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Copper Mountain, CO, January 2005.

"Design Considerations for Remotely Operated Space Welding Processes", 10th International Conference on Robotics and Remote Systems for Hazardous Environments, Gainesville, FL, March 2004.

"Modeling Human Spaceflight Systems from LEO to the Planets", Sixth Boeing Technical Excellence Conference (BTEC6), St. Louis, MO, February 2004.

"Designing for Human Space Exploration", Space Technology & Applications International Forum (STAIF) 2004, Albuquerque, NM, February 2004.

"Designing for Human Space Exploration: Space Hotels to Interplanetary Space Vehicles", Space Resources Roundtable V, Colorado School of Mines, Golden CO, October 2003.

"Architecture Feasibility Model for On-orbit Servicing", 2001 Core Technologies for Space Systems Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, November 2001.

"Spacecraft Servicing – First Order Model For Feasibility And Cost Effectiveness",  AIAA Space 2001 Conference, Albuquerque, NM, August 2001.

"Developing An Efficient Space System Rapid Design Center", IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2001.

"Rapid Spacecraft Development Applied to Nanosatellites and Microsatellites Using a Simplified Engineering Model." NanoTech 2000 Conference, Houston, TX, September 2000.

"Human Space System Modeling: A Tool for Designing Inexpensive Moon and Mars Exploration Missions." Poster Paper presented, AIAA Space 2000 Conference, Long Beach, CA, September 2000.

"A Space Tourism Platform Model for Engineering and Economic Feasibility." AIAA Space 2000 Conference, Long Beach, CA, September 2000.

"Tools for Developing a Moon Logistics Settlement Architecture: Focus on Using a Simplified Engineering and Cost Model." Lunar Development Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July 2000.

     "A Simplified Engineering and Cost Model for the Moon/Mars-Earth Logistics and Settlement Architecture." Tucson 2000 International Space Development Conference, Tucson, AZ, May 2000.

"Spacecraft Modular Architecture Design For On-Orbit Servicing. " IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2000.

"An Engineering and Cost Concept Design Model for Space Tourism Platforms Using Data from Prior Human Spaceflight Missions." ASCE Space and Robotics 2000 Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February-March 2000.

"Human Space System Modeling: A Tool for Designing Inexpensive Moon and Mars Exploration Missions." AIAA Human Space Exploration and Transportation Workshop, Galveston, TX, February-March 2000.

"A Space Tourism Platform Model for Engineering and Economic Feasibility."AIAA Human Space Exploration and Transportation Workshop, Galveston, TX, February-March 2000.

"Spacecraft Modular Architecture Design for On-Orbit Servicing." AIAA Space Technology Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, NM, September 1999.

"Modelling the Mars-Earth Logistics and Transfer Architecture: Focus on Conducting Inexpensive Exploration through Variance of Key Mission Requirements." 2nd International Mars Society Convention, Boulder, CO, August 1999.

"Concept Design Methodology for Commercial Space Stations using Cost Constraints." AIAA Multidisciplinary Analysis & Optimization Conference, St. Louis, MO, September 1998.

"Multi-use Space Facility Design Tool: Effects of Launch Cost on Commercial Feasibility." Presented at the Reusable Launch Vehicle Human in Space Workshop, Houston, TX, October 1997.

  

Dissertation and Thesis

 "Concept Design Theory and Model for Multi-use Space Facilities: Analysis of Key System Design Parameters through Variance of Mission Requirements." Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Science in Astronautics at the George Washington University, December 1997.

"Design Considerations for Remotely Operated Welding in Space: Task Definition and Visual Weld Monitoring Experiment." Thesis for dual Engineer's degrees at MIT, 1993.

  

Training Development Materials

 Boeing short course developed: “Introduction to Spacecraft”, First course taught March 2004.

Webster University course developed: “Space Communications”, incorporated internet-based training methods, First course taught January-March 2004.

Webster University course developed: “Space Bioastronautics”, incorporated internet-based training methods, First course taught March-May 2002.

Ball Aerospace training course materials developed: “Spaceflight Mechanics and Mission Design”, 8 hour courses. First class taught July-August 2000.

"Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard SSN 688 Class Submarine Systems Training Manual." Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Training Division, 1990.

  

Reports and Studies

 Microlander Reentry Trajectories for Mars Orbit Entry: Increased Trajectory & Delta-V Budget Focus on the MSO Phase – 1 Orbit”, BDEC Report, Boeing, 2007.

Impact of Water Ice on Lunar Propellant Production”, BDEC Report, Boeing, 2005.

  

Launch Trajectory and Sun Angle Determination for Space Vehicle Initialization.” BDEC Report, Boeing, 2005.

  

Determination of Spacecraft Center of Gravity Using Thrusters and Reaction Wheels”, BDEC Report, Boeing, 2005.

  

Strategic Reusability for Human Space Exploration – A Multi-Mission Comparison of Architectures.” BDEC Report, Boeing, 2004.

Designing for Human Space Exploration: Surface Habitats and Bases Architecture Level Mass & Cost Modeling. BDEC Report, Boeing, 2004.

A Solar System Exploration Architecture Baseline Definition.” BDEC Report, Boeing, 2004.

Surface Base Architecture Level Mass, Power, and Volume Model”, BDEC Report, Boeing, 2004.

Cis-Lunar and Solar System Transport Vehicle Architecture Level Mass and Cost Model.” BDEC Report, Boeing, 2004.

"Python Automated Routine for Stationkeeping (PARS) Source Code Listing, Version 2.0." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2004.

"Orbital Integrator Program and Source Code." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Orbital Impact of Lift." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003

"Reentry Envelope Determination: A Disintegrating, Dynamic Trajectory Model for Spacecraft Without Heat Shields." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Spacecraft Reentry Trajectory Analysis Methodology and Uncertainty." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Finding Attitude of a Satellite using Sun Sensors and Magnetometers." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Finding Indeterminate Angle of Satellite Solar Arrays using Sun Sensors and Magnetometers." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Estimation of Debris Mass for STS-107 Debris Event on Flight Day 2." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Estimation of Thermal Tile Debris Locations Corresponding to STS-107 In-Flight Debris Events, Preliminary Analysis Part A: Methods, Initial Estimates, & Landing Area Plots." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Estimation of Thermal Tile Debris Locations Corresponding to STS-107 In-Flight Debris Events, Preliminary Analysis Part B: Refinement of Initial Estimates – Weather Data." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2003.

"Python Automated Routine for Stationkeeping (PARS) User’s Manual, Version 1.0." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2002.

"Variation of Drag Coefficient for a Flat Plate in Low Earth Orbital Conditions using the DSMC Method." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2002.

"ThreeD Users Manual Version 1.0, A Three Dimensional Program for Analyzing Aerodynamic Forces on Spacecraft." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2002.

"Drag Coefficient Computation for Spacecraft in Low Earth Orbits Using Finite Plate Elements." BDEC Report, Boeing, 2002.

"Assessment of University of Minnesota work related to Spacecraft Formation Flying." Ball Aerospace Evaluation, 2001.

"Orbital Express Baseline Mission Nomination." DARPA Orbital Express Satellite Servicing Concept Study Phase, 2001.

"Smart Structures Research Results." Research performed at the Naval Postgraduate School, 1998.

"Solar Thermal Orbit Transfer Vehicle Study." Research study, 1997.

"Attitude Determination using GPS and Smart Structural Sensing."  Research study conducted at the Naval Research Laboratory, 1996.

"Future Spacecraft Constellation Architecture Studies."  3 research studies, 1996.

"Satellite Nanotechnology Applications Study." Reserarh study, 1996.

"Spacecraft Modular Architecture Design." Research study conducted at the Naval Research Laboratory, 1996.

 "On-Orbit Servicing for Military Satellite Constellations." US Navy Engineering Duty Officer Qualification Program Technical Paper, 1995.

"New Electric Plasma Thruster Design for Navy Spacecraft."  Spacecraft hardware development and testing, Electric Propulsion Laboratory, 1995.

"Electric Propulsion Orbit Transfer Vehicle Design." Research study conducted at the Naval Research Laboratory, 1994.

"Electric Propulsion Insertion Concept." Research study for actual spacecraft, 1994.

"Advanced Release Technology Development." Research and spacecraft hardware development, Naval Research Laboratory, 1994.

"Fiber Optic Strain Sensor Experiment."  Research conducted at the Naval Research Laboratory, 1994.

 

Pubs & Papers