How can a satellite the size of a loaf of bread take the heat of operating in the extreme conditions existing in space without overheating? In episode 56, we’re joined by Naia Butler-Craig from the Georgia Institute of Technology to discuss her open access article “An investigation of the system architecture of high power density 3U CubeSats capable of supporting high impulse missions,” which was published in November 2018 in the McNair Scholars Research Journal from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Websites and other resources
- Naia on Twitter
- Gizmodo article on SpaceX’s Starlink project
- JPL‘s page on Mars Cube One (MarCO)
- Macscientists article about Naia
- Interview with Naia on Ladies Love STEM
- Interview with Naia for Vanguard STEM
- Podcast on history and economics of CubeSats
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Hosts / Producers
Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins
How to Cite
Leigh, D., Watkins, R., & Butler-Craig, N.. (2019, August 20). Parsing Science – Taking Heat in Space. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.9757793
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