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Payload 10 Information

Payload Flight Number:

2018 - 10

University of Colorado -- Boulder
Payload Title:

Miura II

Student Leader:
  • Conner Shaver
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • 520 UCB
  • Boulder,Co 80309
  • Email:conner.shaver@colorado.edu
Faculty Advisor:
  • Brian Sanders
  • Colorado Space Grant Consortium
  • 520 UCB
  • Boulder, Co 80309
  • Email:brian.sanders@colorado.edu
Payload class:
Payload ID Number:
Serial Commands:
Discrete Commands:
Payload Specification & Integration Plan
Due: 06/22/2018
Payload Integration Certification
Scheduled: 07/27/2018
Flight Operation Plan
Due: 07/19/2018
Final Flight / Science Report
Due: 12/07/2018
The Miura II payload shall explore possible applications of reusable, expandable soft-shell structures in a near space environment. The deployable structure will attempt to recreate thermal and barometric conditions similar to the International Space Station in order to test the application of the structure to human spaceflight. The goal of Miura II is to build upon the Miura origami folding technique explored by Miura I in the HASP 2017 flight. Miura II will be a technological demonstration for large-scaled expandable soft-shell structures. HASP allows Miura II to test the viability of a thermally-insulated, pressurized, reusable soft-shell structure in a harsh near-space environment where temperature, pressure, and other environmental factors are more accurately represented than during testing on the ground. The Miura II team will be comprised of undergraduate engineering students from the University of Colorado Boulder. The management and team breakdown will include a project manager, systems engineers, team lead engineers, and a faculty mentor from the Colorado Space Grant Consortium.
Payload Integration Plan: