Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Space Debris - Sentinel 1a

I posted last year about a collision with Sentinel 1a - something had struck one of the solar panels. A paper has recently been published from the hardware side - which is interesting to me as a downstream user - hypothesising the causes of the damage. Information on the debris tracked around that time plus info on change in orientation/position of the satellite help them to classify it.


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My name is Conor. I am a Lecturer at the Department of Geography at Maynooth University. These few lines will (hopefully) chart my progress through academia and the world of research.