Space Research and Satellite Technology



Space research activities range from basic and applied research through advanced development in all areas of interest to the Navy space program. Experiment results can be applied in radio communications, the use of the space environment, weather prediction, and the fundamental understanding of natural radiation and geophysical phenomena. Download the Space Research and Satellite Technology section research articles here Space_2011.pdf.

Research Articles

  • Plasma Bubbles in the Post-Sunset Ionosphere
    J.D. Huba, G. Joyce, and J. Krall

  • The WISPR Instrument on the Solar Probe Plus Satellite
    R.A. Howard, A. Vourlidas, S. Plunkett, and C. Korendyke

  • Solar Active Regions — The Sources of Space Weather
    G.A. Doschek and H.P. Warren

  • Testing Spacecraft Atomic Clocks
    F.M. Vannicola, R.L. Beard, J.D. White, K.L. Senior, A.J. Kubik, and D.C. Wilson

Research Groups

  • Space Systems Development, 8100
    • Mission Development, 8110
    • Advanced Systems Technology, 8120
    • Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence, 8140
    • Space Applications, 8150


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