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Bosanac, Natasha Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Research interests include leveraging dynamical systems techniques and machine learning approaches to explore multi-body systems, thereby enabling rapid and well-informed trajectory design and optimization for both large spacecraft and small satellites, as well as the analysis of natural celestial bodies.


  • Spacecraft Trajectory Design and Optimization, Dynamical Systems Theory, Mission Design, CubeSats


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courses taught

  • ASEN 3200 - Orbital Mechanics/Attitude Dynamics and Control
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Presents the fundamentals of orbital mechanics, 3D rigid body dynamics and satellite attitude dynamics and controls. Offered spring only.
  • ASEN 5050 - Space Flight Dynamics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Includes celestial mechanics, space navigation, and orbit determination; trajectory design and mission analysis trajectory requirements; and orbital transfer and rendezvous. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 3200 or equivalent or instructor consent required.


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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