Conferences and Publications

Sometimes, ideas are soaring in Heaven

SPACE MISSION DESIGN, NAVIGATION

  1. Manikandan Vairamani, Kevin Crosby, Pedro Llanos, Sathya Gangadharan, Balaji Sivasubramanian, Somnath Nagendra, "An Investigation of the Magneto-Active Slosh Control for Cylindrical Propellant Tanks Using Floating Membranes", AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, January 8 2019.

  2. Pedro Llanos, Robert Haley, Sathya Gangadharan, Vijay Duraisamy, Gabriel Maupin, Cynthia Stockton, "Educating the Space Scientists at Embry-Riddle through Design, Build and Fly Rocketry Experience", AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, January 8 2019.

  3. Pedro J. Llanos, Abdiel Santos, “Commercial CubeSat Technology to Enhance Science: Communications, Space Debris Identification and Moon Surface Reconnaissance using Lagrangian Cyclers”, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 158, AAS 493, Napa, February 14-18, 2016.

  4. Pedro J. Llanos, Abdiel Santos, John Ford, “Exploring New Lagrangian Cyclers to Enhance Science: Communications with CubeSat Technology”, ISS R&D AAS Conference, Boston, July 7-9, 2015.

  5. Pedro J. Llanos, Jesus D. Jordan, Gerald Hintz, Manuel S. Rivo, “Trajectory Analysis Between Quasi-Periodic Orbits and the Lagrangian Points Around Phobos”, AIAA-AAS  Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, California, AIAA 2014-4349, Aug 4-7 2014.

  6. James K. Miller, Pedro J. Llanos, Gerald R. Hintz, “A New Gravity Model For Navigation Close to Comets and Asteroids”, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, California, AIAA 2014-4144, August 4-7, 2014.

  7. Pedro J. Llanos, Gerald R. Hintz, Martin W. Lo, James K. Miller, “Heteroclinic and Homoclinic Connections between the Triangular Points in the Sun-Earth System and Quasi-Satellite Orbits for Solar Observations”, Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, 3(2013), 515-526.

  8. Pedro J. Llanos, Gerald R. Hintz, Martin W. Lo, James K. Miller, “Powered Heteroclinic and Homoclinic Connections between the Triangular Points in the Sun-Earth System and Quasi-Satellite Orbits for Solar  Observations”, AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 150, AAS 13-786, Aug 10-15, 2013.

  9. P. Llanos, J. Miller, G. Hintz, “L5 Mission Design Strategy”, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Kauai, Hawaii, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 148, AAS 13-223, Feb 10th-14th, 2013. 

  10. P. Llanos, J. Miller, G. Hintz, “Mission and Navigation Design of Integrated Trajectories for an L4/L5 Mission in the Sun-Earth System", AIAA-AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, AIAA 2012-4668, Aug 13th-16th, 2012.

  11. Pedro J. Llanos, James K. Miller, Gerald R. Hintz, “Navigation Analysis for an L5 Mission in the Sun-Earth system”,  AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Girdwood, Alaska, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 142, AAS 11-503, August 2nd, 2011. 

  12. Lo M., Llanos P., Hintz G., “An L5 Mission To Observe the Sun and Space Weather”, AAS-AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, San Diego, CA, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 136, AAS 10-121, February 15 2010. 

SMALL BODIES, COMETS AND ASTEROIDS

  1. James K. Miller, Pedro J. Llanos, Gerald R. Hintz, “A New Gravity Model for Navigation Close to Comets and Asteroids”, AIAA-AAS  Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, CA, Aug 4-7 2014.

  2. Pedro J. Llanos, James K. Miller, Gerald R. Hintz, “Orbital Evolution and Environmental Analysis Around Asteroid 2008 EV5”, Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 152, AAS 14-360, Jan 26-30, 2014.

  3. Damon Landau, John Dankanich, Nathan Strange, Jullie Bellrose, Pedro Llanos, Marco Tantardini, “Trajectories to Nab a NEA (Near-Earth Asteroid)”, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Kauai, Hawaii, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 148, AAS 13-409, Feb 10th-14th, 2013.

  4. P. Llanos, J. Miller, G. Hintz, “Comet Thermal Model for Navigation”, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Kauai, Hawaii, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 148, AAS 13-259, Feb 10th-14th, 2013.

  5. P. J. Llanos, M. Di Domenico, J. Gil-Fernandez, “Advanced GNC Technologies for Proximity Operations in Missions to Small Bodies”, AAS/GN&C Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 149, AAS 13-092, Feb 1-6, 2013. 

  6. John Brophy, Louis Friedman, Carlton Allen, David Baughman, Julie Bellerose, Bruce Betts, Mike Brown, Michael Busch, John Casani, Marcello Coradini, Fred Culik, John Dankanich, Paul Dimokatis, Martin Elvis, Ian Garrich-Bethel, Bob Greshman, Tom Jones, Damon Landau, Chris Lewicki, John Lewis, Mark Lupisella, Pedro Llanos, Dan Mazanek, Prahkar Mehrotra, Joe Juth, Kevin Parkin, Nathan Strange, Guru Singh, Marco Tantardini, Rusty Schweickart, Brian Wilcox, Colin Williams, Willie Williams, and Don Yeomans, “Returning an Entire Near-Earth Asteroid in Support of Human Exploration Beyond Low-Earth Orbit”, GLEX-2012.11.1.x12334, May 22-24, Washington DC.

SPACE FLIGHT OPERATIONS, SPACE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

  1. Erik Seedhouse, Pedro Llanos, "Science and Exploration of the Moon Enabled by Surface Telerobotics", 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Washington D.C., 21-25 October 2019, IAC-19- 19.B6.3.6.

  2. Pedro Llanos and Diane Howard, "Enhancing suborbital science through better understanding of wind effects", MS #1253, Space Traffic Management, Austin Texas, February 26, 2019.

  3. Christopher Hays, Daniel Chu, and Pedro Llanos, "A Statistical Approach for Commercial Space Vehicle Integration into the National Airspace System", MS #1240, Space Traffic Management, Austin Texas, February 26, 2019.

  4. Pedro Llanos, Christopher Nguyen, David Williams, Kim O. Chambers, Erik Seedhouse, and Robert Davidson, “Space Operations in the Suborbital Space Flight Simulator and Mission Control Center: Lessons Learned with XCOR Lynx", Journal of Aerospace/Aviation Education and Research, Vol. 27, No. 2 (2018), DOI: 10.15394/jaaer.2018.1736.

  5. Pedro Llanos, Erik Seedhouse, Christopher Hays, "Nominal SpaceShipTwo Flights conducted by Scientist-Astronaut Candidates using the Suborbital Space Flight Simulator", Space Traffic Management Conference, Daytona Beach, January 15-19, 2018.

  6. Pedro Llanos, Christopher Hays, "Flight Operations Quality Assurance Analysis for Contingency Scenarios of SpaceShipTwo using ERAU's Suborbital Space Flight Simulator", AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum and Expositions, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2017-5111).

  7. Erik Seedhouse, Pedro Llanos, "Integrating SpaceShipTwo into the National Airspace System", AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum and Expositions, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2017-5358). 

  8. Pedro J. Llanos, Randy Triplett, “Integrating ERAU’s Suborbital Space Flight Simulator ADS Data into NexGen Test Bed Simulations”, Space Traffic Management Conference, November 12-13, 2015.

 

BIOASTRONAUTICS

  1. Pedro Llanos, Kristina Andrijauskaite, "Examination of Molecular Mechanisms on Vascular Formation and Stress Response in Zebrafish by Different Microgravity Environments", 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Washington D.C., 21-25 October 2019, IAC-19-A2.7.14.

  2. Pedro J. Llanos, Kristina Andrijauskaite, "Investigation of Murine T-Cells and Cancer Cells under Thermal Stressors and 2D Slow Rotating System Effects as a Testbed for Suborbital Flights", Gravitational and Space Research, DOI: 10.2478/gsr-2019-0006, GSR 7, 2019, 45–61.

  3. Pedro J. Llanos, Kristina Andrijauskaite, Vijay Duraisamy, Francisco Pastrana, Mark Rubinstein, Erik Seedhouse, Sathya Gangadharan, Leonid Bunegin, Mariel Rico, "Challenges of ERAU’s First Suborbital Flight Aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard M7 for the Cell Research Experiment In Microgravity (CRExIM)", Gravitational and Space Research, GSR 58, 2019, 1-12, DOI: 10.2478/gsr-2019-0001.

  4. Pedro Llanos, Kristina Andrijauskaite, Mark Rubinstein, Sherine Chan (2018) "Investigation of Zebrafish Larvae Behavior as Precursor for Suborbital Flights: Feasibility Study", Gravitational and Space Research, Volume 6 (1): 37-57.

  5. Pedro Llanos, Ankit Rukhaiyar, Jonathon Nadeau, Nicholas Nunno, Kristina Andrijauskaite, Sathya Gangadharan, "Educational Experiences and Lessons Learned in the Multidisciplinary Design, Fabrication, Integration and Flight Testing of Embry-Riddle High Altitude Science Engineering Rig (ERHASER) Payload aboard NASA's WB-57 Aircraft", American Society for Engineering and Education Southeastern conference, ASEE-SE18, 136, March 4-8, Daytona Beach, 2018. 

  6. Pedro Llanos, Kristina Andrijauskaite, Mark Rubinstein, Sherine Chan, "Biomedical Research Analysis and Feasibility of Zebrafish for Suborbital Flights", Gravitational and Space Research Conference, Seattle, Washington, October 26th, 2017. (Presentation)

  7. Joel Vela, Reece Lindsquist, Kristina Andrijauskaite, Pedro Llanos,"Operations and Testing of a Suborbital Research Payload", AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum and Expositions, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2017-5135). 

  8. Vijay Duraisamy, Francisco Pastrana, Collin Topolski, Kristina Andrijauskaite, Sathya Gangadharan, Pedro Llanos, "Design, Development and Testing of a Suborbital Nanolab Research Experiment in Microgravity", AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum and Expositions, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2017-5361). 

  9. Pedro J. Llanos, Victor Kitmanyen, Erik Seedhouse, Ryan Kobrick, "Suitability Testing for PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Candidates using the Suborbital Space Flight Simulator with an IVA Suit", International Conference on Environmental Systems, ICES-2017-100, 16-20 July 2017, Charleston, South Carolina.

  10. Pedro J. Llanos, Erik Seedhouse, “Application of Bioinstrumentation in Developing a Pressure Suit for Suborbital Flight”, Computing in Cardiology Conference, Vancouver, September 11-14, 2016.

 

 

ASTROPHYSICS, DYNAMICAL ASTRONOMY

  1. James K. Miller, Gerald R. Hintz, Pedro J. Llanos, “A New Kinetic Theory of Particle Collisions”, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 158, AAS 338, Napa, February 14-18, 2016.

  2. Preprint: Pedro J. Llanos, James K. Miller and Gerald R. Hintz, “Trajectory Dynamics of Gas Molecules and Galaxy Formation”, [http//arxiv.org/pdf/1312.0166.pdf], Galaxy Astrophysics, (extended version of AAS 12-863)

  3. J. Miller, P. Llanos, G. Hintz, “Trajectory Dynamics of Gas Molecules and Galaxy Formation”, AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Volume 150, AAS 13-863, Aug 11th-15th, 2013.

  4. Pedro J. Llanos, “Morphology and Dynamics of Galaxies”, AIAA Region VI Student Conference, San Diego State University, March 24-26, 2011-Honorable Mention.

  5. Lo M. , Llanos P., “L5 Mission Design and Galaxy Modelling”, JPL Poster SURP No. 10-SU-16, 2010, R&TD, DRDF, SURP Poster Conference, JPL, 2010.

Technical Reports

  1. Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere Training Procedures”, February 17th, 2015.

  2. Trajectory  Mission  Design  and  Navigation  for  a  Space  Weather  Forecast,   Ph.D. Thesis,  Astronautical Engineering Department, University of Southern California, May 2012.

  3. Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) team, “Asteroid Retrieval Feasibility”, April 12, 2012

  4. Morphology and Dynamics of Galaxies”, AIAA Region VII Student Conference, San Diego State University, March 25, 2011 (Honorable Mention).

  5. L5 Mission Design and Galactic Dynamics”, Strategic University Research Partnerships (SURP), JPL Task #1318, Nov 9, 2010.

  6. Representing Invariant Manifolds to Design a Finder Planet Mission”, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, Aug 21, 2009.

  7. Pedro J. Llanos, “Spectra of Gamma Ray Burst Afterglows”, M.S. Thesis, Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Oklahoma, Norman, August 1, 2005

Conference Presentations

  1. IAC, 70th International Astronautical Congress, Washington D.C., October 21-25, 2019.

  2. STM, 5th Space Traffic Management Conference, Austin, February 26, 2019.

  3. ASGSR, Gravitational Space Research Conference, Washington D.C., November 1, 2018. 

  4. ASEE, American Society for Engineering and Education, March 4, 2018.

  5. STM, 4th Space Traffic Management Conference, Daytona Beach, January 16, 2018.

  6. ASGSR, Gravitational Space Research Conference, Seattle, October 26, 2017.

  7. AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa, February 14, 2016.

  8. STM, 2nd Space Traffic Management Conference, Daytona Beach, November 12, 2015.

  9. ISS R&D, American Astronautical Society, Boston, July 7-9, 2015.

  10. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, August 6, 2014.

  11. AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Santa Fe, January 28, 2014.

  12. AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, August 12, 2013.

  13. AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Kauai, February 11, 2013.

  14. AAS/GN&C Conference, Breckenridge, February 5, 2013.

  15. AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Minneapolis, August 14, 2012.

  16. AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Girdwood, August 2, 2011.

  17. Third Annual GPSS Poster Symposium, University of Southern California, April 6, 2011.

  18. AIAA Region VII Student Conference, San Diego State University, March 24-26, 2011.

  19. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Poster Conference, Pasadena, November 9, 2010.

  20. AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, San Diego, February 15, 2010.

Poster Presentations

  1. Pedro J. Llanos, “Commercial Uses of Space Stations in Low Earth-Orbit”, ”, ISS R&D AAS Conference, Boston, July 7-9, 2015.

  2. Pedro J. Llanos, “Morphology and Dynamics of Galaxies”, High Computing Capability and Modelling Section, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, May 5th, 2011.

  3. Pedro J. Llanos, “Morphology and Dynamics of Galaxies”, Third Annual GPSS Poster Symposium, University of Southern California, April 5th, 2011 (Finalist)

 

Other Presentations

  1. "Risk Management/Spaceflight Operations", NASA Kennedy Space Center, June 5th 2017.

  2. “The 25th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope”, Space Day event, Planetarium at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, May 2nd 2015.

  3. “Advanced GNC Technologies for Proximity Operations In Missions to Small Bodies”, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 7th, 2013.

  4. “Hardware in the Loop Validation of GNC for RDV/RDC Scenarios”, AAS/GN&C Conference, Breckenridge, February 5, 2013.