Applicability of Tether Deployment Simulation and Tests based on YES2 Flight Data

A typical landing area from MTBSim tether/re-entry Monte Carlo simulations
A typical landing area from MTBSim tether/re-entry Monte Carlo simulations

This project involved comparison of tether deployment data from the second Young Engineers’ Satellite (YES2) experiment to advanced simulator and ground test results, in order to draw more general conclusions about the predictive value of ground-based preparation for space tether missions.

Automated Star Sensor Performance Assessment using Real-Sky Data of MEFIST II

ADTE Image Recognition Screen
ADTE Image Recognition Screen

This project regards the testing of a novel tool for batch processing of star sensor imagery, camera performance, and design assessment.