1st Edition

Spacecraft System Design

Edited By Zhang Qingjun, Liu Jie Copyright 2024
    414 Pages 133 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Drawing on practical engineering experience and latest achievements of space technology in China, this title investigates spacecraft system design and introduces several design methods based on the model development process.
    A well-established space engineering system with spacecraft as the core is integral to spaceflight activities and missions of entering, exploring, developing and utilizing outer space. This book expounds the key phases in the workflow of spacecraft development, including task analysis, overall plan design, external interface, configuration and assembly design and experimental verification. Subsystems that function as the nuclei of spacecraft design and important aspects in the model development process are then examined, such as orbit design, environmental influence factors, reliability design, dynamics analysis, etc. In addition, it also discusses the digital environment and methods to improve the efficiency of system design.
    The title will appeal to researchers, students, and especially professionals interested in spacecraft system design and space engineering.

    1. Introduction  2. Design Method and Process of Spacecraft System  3. Spacecraft Environment Impact Analysis  4. Basis of Spacecraft Orbit Design  5. Spacecraft System Mission Analysis  6. Design of Spacecraft System Concept  7. Design of Spacecraft Configuration and Assembly  8. Spacecraft Reliability Design  9. Spacecraft System Testing and Verification  10. Digital Design and Development of Spacecraft System


    Zhang Qingjun is an expert engaged in the field of space remote sensing and now works at the Institute of Remote Sensing Satellite (IRSS), CAST, China. He was the Chief Engineer and project manager of CBERS, Haiyang-2, Gaofen-3 satellites, etc., and has won several national science and technology awards.

    Liu Jie is a researcher at Beijing Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering (ISSE), a researcher at China Academy of Space Technology and was the Director System Designer of Haiyang-2 Satellite and Gaofen-3 satellite. He has been engaged in the fields of spacecraft system design and satellite remote sensing technology research since 2004.