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.

Taking Heat in Space - Naia Butler-Craig
Taking Heat in Space - Naia Butler-Craig
Taking Heat in Space - Naia Butler-Craig Taking Heat in Space - Naia Butler-Craig
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University video starring Naia:

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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

Music

What’s The Angle? by Shane Ivers

Transcript

Coming soon!