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Toshiya Hanada Last modified date:2017.09.11

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Space Systems Dynamics Laboratory .
Space Systems Dynamics .
Academic Degree
Dr. Eng.
Field of Specialization
Outline Activities
* Reseach Topics
1. Small Satellite Design
2. Spacecraft Guidance and Control
3. Orbital Environment Simulation and Protection
* Education (Courses/Lectures)
1. Core Seminar (Undergraduate)
2. Orbital Mechanics (Undergraduate)
3. Aerospace Engineering Related Experiments (Undergraduate)
4. Orbit Perturbations (Graduate)
Research Interests
  • GEO Modeling based on Ground-based Optical Measurements
    keyword : Geosynchronous Earth Orbit, Space Debris, Spacecraft, Optical Measurements
  • QSAT the Satellite for Polar Plasma Observation
    keyword : Spacecraft Charging, Magnetized Plasma
    2006.06Developing A Polar Plasm Observation Satellite.
  • Research and Development of a micro-satellite to demonstrate aero-capture technology around the Earth
    keyword : Space Probe, Aero-Brake, Aero-Capture
  • Debris Environment Monitoring Using Small Satellite as Secondary Payload
    keyword : Space Debris, Space Dust, Space Environment
    2008.04Nano-satellites constellation for in-situ debris measurements.
  • Research and Development of a Micro-satellite for in-flight Demonstration of Electro-dynamic Tether.
    keyword : Tether, Magnetized Plasma
    2008.04~2010.03Developing A Polar Plasm Observation Satellite.
  • Developing Optical Sensors using a High-Resolution Camera to Scan Solar Array Panels for Signs of Impacts
    keyword : Space Environment, Space Debris, Space Dust
    2002.04~2006.03Developing Optical Sensors using a High-Resolution Camera to Scan Solar Arrays for Signs of Impacts.
  • Research and Development of Orbital Debris Evolutionary Model
    keyword : Space Environment, Space Debris
    1994.04Developing an Evolutionary Model of the Orbital Debris Environment.
  • Small and Medium Orbital Debris Removal Using Special Density Material
    keyword : Orbital Debris, Removal
Current and Past Project
  • The primary objective is to confirm the Kessler Syndrome, the volume of space debris in Low Earth orbit is so high that objects in orbit are frequently struck by debris, creating even more debris and a greater risk of further impacts.
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • University Space Engineering Consortium
  • Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
  • American Institute of Aeronautics ans Astronautics
  • For Paper 2009-r-2-37p entitled “Development of a New Type Sensor for Micrometeoroid and Space Debris In-Situ Measurement at JAXA” and presented at the 27th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, July 5-11, 2009.
  • For conducting state-of-the-art satellite low velocity and hypervelocity impact tests to acquire new data on modern microsatellite construction materials, solar panels, and multi-layer insulation debris to advance the knowledge of the outcome of satellite fragmentation.
  • For providing innovative satellite low-velocity and hypervelocity impact experiments and excellent contributions to improve the knowledge of the outcome of satellite fragmentation.