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Cooperative Space Research Program: Past Programs

Title: Combustion Performance of Energetic Materials in Microgravity
PI: Dr. Michelle Pantoya
Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
Years Funded: 2002-03 AY

Title: Development of a Tumbleweed Inspired Instrument Carrier for Mars
PI: Alan A. Barhorst
Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
Years Funded: 2002-03 AY

Title: Dynamics and Stability of a Tethered Satellite with Similar-Sized End-Masses
PIs: John Hoffman
University of Texas at Dallas

Andre Mazzoleni
Department of Engineering
Texas Christian University
Years Funded: 2001

Title: Microsensor-based Autonomous Robots for MARS Greenhouse Operation
PI: Jagannathan Sarangapani
Intelligent Systems Laboratory
University of Texas San Antonio
Years Funded: 2000

Title: Compact III-V Nitrides-Based Integrated Multifunctional Optoelectronic Sensors for Contaminant Characterization in Enclosed Space Environments
PI: Abdelhak Bensaoula
Nitride Materials and Devices Laboratory
The Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center
University of Houston
Years Funded: 2000

Title: Investigations in LIDAR Errors Sources for Enhanced Terrain Mapping
PI: Melba M. Crawford
Center for Space Research
Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin
Years Funded: 1999 - 2000 AY
2000 - 2001 AY

Title: Characterizing Orbit Uncertainty Due to Atmospheric Drag Uncertainty
PI: Kyle T. Alfriend
Aerospace Engineering Department
Texas A&M University
Years Funded: 1999

Title: Flexible Mini Heat Pipe Radiators for an Inflatable Mars Spacecraft
PI: Bud Peterson
Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University
Years Funded: 1998 - 1999 AY
1999 - 2000 AY


Last Modified: Mon Nov 05, 2001