EVA Publications

Waldie, J., Newman, D., “A gravity loading countermeasure skinsuit” Original Research Article Acta Astronautica, Volume 68, issues 7-8, April-May, Pages 722-230.

Stephen, G., Hsu, W.H., Saltzman, E., Holt, K., Newman, D., Weinberg, M., Wood, R., Nagpal, R., Young, D., Goldfield, E., “Multifractal Fluctuations in Joint angles during infant spontaneous kicking reveal multiplicativity-driven coordination”, 2011.

Melo, P., Silva, M., Martins, J., Newman, D., “Control of Musculoskeletal Model of the Human Ankle Joint through Functional Electrical Stimulation” Biomechatronics Research Group (BRG/IDMEC/IST/UTL), Man-Vehicle Lab, Massachusetts Institutes of Technology, Multibody Dynamics Conference, Brussels, July 2011.

Meyen, F., Holschuh, B., Kobrick, R., Jacob, S., Newman, D., "Robotic Joint Torque Testing: A Critical Tool in the Development of Pressure Suit Mobility Elements." AIAA 2011-5105

Gilkey, A., Galvan, R., Johnson, A., Kobrick, R., Hoffman, J. ,Melo, P., Newman, D.,"Evaluation of a Surface Exploration Traverse Analysis and Navigation Tool." AIAA 2011-5181 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland , Oregon, July 17-21 2011

Kaderka, J., Hoffman, J., Newman, D., "Enhanced Planetary Surface EVA Mobility for Space Colonization." 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21 2011

Schaffner, G., Nejman, A., Duda, J., Newman, D., Hoffman, J., Perusek,G.,"Kinematics Analysis and Joint Hysteresis Modeling and Control for Space Suit Simulator", AIAA 2011-1466, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, 44135, Infotech@ Aerospace 2011, March 29-31 2011, ST Louis, Missouri

Anderson, A., Waldie, J., Newman, D., "Modeling and Design of a BioSuit Donning System" AIAA 2010-6213, 40th International Conference on Environmental Systems 2010

Johnson, A., Hoffman, A., Newman, D., Mazaricos, E., Zuber, M., "An Intergrated Traverse Planner and Analysis Tool for Planetary Exploration", AIAA 2010-8829,Anaheim CA September 2010

Anderson, A., Newman, D., Gundersen, L., Trotti, G.," Framework for Space-Inspired Informal Education Exhibits"(AIAA) 2010-6175, 2010

Waldie, J.M., Newman, D.J. "A Gravity Loading Countermeasure Suit", Acta Astronautica (In Draft)

Johnson, A.W., Newman, D.J., Waldie, J., Hoffman, J., "An EVA Mission Planning Tool based on Metabolic Cost Optimization", 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 2009-01-2562, Savannah, GA, July 2009.

Holschuh, B.T., Waldie, J., Hoffman, J., Newman, D.J., "Characterization of Structural, Volume and Pressure Components to Space Suit Joint Rigidity", 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 2009-01-2535, Savannah, GA, July 2009.

Opperman, R., Waldie, J., Hochstein, J., Natapoff, A., Pollonini, L., Ansari, R., Jones, J., Newman, D.J., "Anthropometric and Blood Flow Characteristics Leading to EVA Hand Injury", International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 2009-01-2471, Savannah, GA, July 2009.

Opperman, R.A., Waldie, J.M., Natapoff, A., Newman, D.J., “EVA Injury, Comfort and Protection: Improving the Plight of the Hand and Shoulder for the Constellation Program”, 38th International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Francisco, CA, June 2008. (1st prize in student poster)

Carr C.E., Newman D.J.. “Characterization of a lower-body exoskeleton for simulation of space-suited locomotion.” Acta Astronautica 62:308-323, 2008

Carr, C.E., Newman, D.J., “Space Suit Bioenergetics: Framework and Analysis of Unsuited and Suited Activity”, Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine, 78:1013-1022, 2007

Carr, C.E., Newman, D.J., “Space Suit Bioenergetics: Cost of Transport During Walking and Running”, Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine, 78:1093-1102, 2007.

Judnick, D.C., Newman, D.J., Hoffman, J.A., "Modeling and Testing of a Mechanical Counterpressure Bio-Suit System", International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 2007-01-3172, Chicago, IL, July 2007.

Rader, A.R., Newman, D.J., Carr, C.E., “Loping: A Strategy for Human Locomotion?”, International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Paper number 07ICES-28, Chicago, IL, July 2007. (accepted).

Marquez, J.M., Newman, D.J., “Recommendations for Real-Time Decision Support Systems for Lunar and Planetary EVAs”, International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Paper number 07ICES-90, Chicago, IL July 2007. (accepted)

Canina, M., Newman, D.J., Trotti, G.L., "Preliminary considerations for wearable sensors for astronauts in exploration scenarios", 3rd IEEE-EMBS International Summer School and Symposium on Medical Devices and Biosensors (ISSS-MDBS 2006), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, September 4-6, 2006.

Wolfrum, N., Newman, D.J., Bethke, K. "An automatic procedure to map the skin strain field with application to advanced locomotion space suit design", Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, July 2006.

Marquez, J.J. and Newman, D.J. “Mission Planning and Re-planning for Planetary Extravehicular Activities: Analysis of Excursions in a Mars-Analog Environment and Apollo Program.” Proc. International Conference on Environmental Systems. Norfolk, VA, July 16 – 20, 2006.

Jordan, N. C., Saleh, J. H., Newman, D. J., “The extravehicular mobility unit: A review of environment, requirements, and design changes in the US spacesuit”, Acta Astronautica, Volume 59, Issue 12 , Pages 1135-1145, July 2006.

Wolfrum, N. An Automatic Procedure to Map the SkinStrain Field with Application to Advanced Locomotion Space Suit Design. Master's Thesis, April 2006.

Jordan, N. Multidiscplinary Spacesuit Modeling and Optimization: Requirement Changes and Recommendations for the Next-Generation Spacesuit Design. Master's Thesis, February 2006.

Sim, L. Development of a Mechanical Counter Pressure Bio-Suit System. Master's Thesis, February, 2006.

Smith, C. A., Jordan, N. C., Hassan, R. A., Saleh, J. H., and Newman, D. J., “Multi-Objective Optimization Approaches in Spacesuit Design”, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit AIAA-2006-0338, Reno, Nevada, Jan., 2006.

Jordan, N. C., Smith, C. A., Saleh, J. H., and Newman, D. J., “Development and Validation of a Multidisciplinary Spacesuit Model”, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan., 2006.

Saleh, J. H., Jordan, N. C., Newman, D. J., “Shifting the emphasis: from cost models to satellite utility or revenue models”, 56th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Fukuoka, Japan, October 17-21, 2005.

Marquez, J. J., Cummings, M. L., Roy, N., Kunda, M., Newman, D. J., “Collaborative Human- Computer Decision Support for Planetary Surface Traversal”, AIAA 5th Aviation, Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference (ATIO), Arlington, Virginia, September 26 – 29, 2005.

Bethke, K., Newman, D.J., Radovitzky, R. Creating a skin strain field map with application to advanced locomotion spacesuit design. Poster Presentation, International Society of Biomechanics 20th Congress, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2005.

Carr, C.E. and Newman, D.J. “When is Running More Efficient than Walking in a Space Suit?” 35th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Rome, Italy, July 2005.

Jordan, N.C., Saleh, J.H., and Newman, D.J., “Understanding Change in the Extravehicular Mobility Unit: A Review of Environment, Requirements, and Design Changes,” AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, July 2005.

Bethke, K. The Second Skin Approach: Skin Strain Field Analysis and Mechanical Counter Pressure Prototyping for Advanced Spacesuit Design. Master's Thesis, June 2005.

Carr, C. The Bioenergetics of Walking and Running in Space Suits. Ph.D. Thesis, May, 2005.

C.E. Carr and D.J. Newman. “When is running in a space suit more efficient than walking in a space suit?”, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., Warrendale, Pennsylvania, USA. SAE paper 2005-01-2970, 2005.

Sim, L., Bethke, K., Jordan, N., Dube, C., Hoffman, J., Brensinger, C., Trotti, G., Newman, D.J. Implementation and Testing of a Mechanical Counterpressure Bio-Suit System. 35th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Rome, Italy, July 2005.

Jordan, N., Saleh, J.H. and Newman, D.J. The Extra-Vehicular Mobility Unit: Case Study in Requirements Evolution and the Need for Flexibility in the Design of Complex Systems. Submitted to IEEE Transcations on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part C, March 2005.

Trevino, L. and Carr, C.E. A First-Order Design requirement to Prevent Edema in Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suit Garments. Submitted to Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, March 2005.

Newman, D.J., Bethke, K., Carr, C.E., Hoffman, J., Trotti, G. Astronaut Bio-Suit System to Enable Planetary Exploration. International Astronautical Congress, Vancouver, Canada, October 2004.

Bethke, K., Carr, C. E. Pitts, B. M., Newman, D.J., “Bio-Suit Development: Viable Options for Mechanical Counter Pressure”, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., Warrendale, PA, USA, SAE paper 2004-01-2294, 2004.

Bethke, K., Carr, C.E., Pitts, B.M., and Newman, D.J. Bio-Suit Development: Viable Options for Mechanical Counter Pressure? 34th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Colorado Springs CO, July 2004.

Carr, C.E., Newman, D.J., and Hodges, K.V. Geologic Traverse Planning for Planetary EVA. 33rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vancouver, Canada, July 2003.

Hodgson, E., Sidgreaves, R., Braham, S., Hoffman, J., Carr, C., Lee, P., Marmolejo, J., Miller, J., Rosenberg, I., Schwartz, S. Requirements and Potential for Enhanced EVA Information Interfaces. 33rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vancouver, Canada, July 2003.

Carr, C.E., Schwartz, S.J., and Rosenberg, I. A Wearable Computer for Support of Astronaut Extravehicular Activity. International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Seattle, October 2002.

Frazer, A.L., Pitts, B.M., Schmidt, P.B., Hoffman, J.A., and D.J. Newman. Astronaut Performance: Implications for Future Spacesuit Design. 53rd International Astronautical Congress, Houston, TX, October 2002.

Frazer, A, Pitts, B., Schmidt, P., Hodgson, E., and D. Newman. Quantifying Astronaut Tasks: Robotic Technology and Future Space Suit Design. Second Biennial Space Human factors Workshop, Houston, TX, January 2002.

Carr, C.E., Schwartz, S.J., and Newman, D.J. Preliminary Considerations for Wearable Computing in Support of Astronaut Extravehicular Activity. Technical Report 551, MIT Media Laboratory, September 2001.

Pitts, B., Brensinger, C., Saleh, J., Carr, C., Schmidt, P., Newman, D. Astronaut Bio-Suit for Exploration Class Missions: NIAC Phase 1 Report. 2001.

Schmidt, P. An Investigation of Space Suit Mobility with Applications to EVA Operations. Ph.D. Thesis Summary, 2001. PDF (0.4MB)

Schmidt, P., Newman, D., and Hodgson, E. Modeling Spacesuit Mobility: Applications to Design and Operations. AIAA and SAE International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES 2001), Orlando, FL, June 2001.

Carr, C.E. and Newman, D.J.Applications of Wearable Computing to Exploration in Extreme Environments. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Mars Society Convention, Colorado Springs, Colorado, August 2000.

Newman, D.J., Schmidt, P., Rahn D.B., Metaxas, D., and Badler, N. Modeling the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Space Suit: Physiological Implications for Extravehicular Activity (EVA). AIAA and SAE International Conference on Environmental Systems, Toulouse, France, July 2000.

Rochlis, J. and D.J. Newman. A Tactile Display for International Space Station (ISS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA). Aviat Space and Environ Med, 71(6): 571-578, June 2000.

Schaffner, G., Newman, D.J. and Robinson, S. Computational Simulation of Extravehicular Activity Dynamics During a Satellite Capture Attempt. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 23(2): 367-369, March-April 2000.

Newman, D.J. and Schaffner, G.Computational Dynamic Analysis of Extravehicular Activity: Large Mass Handling. AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 35(2): 225-227, 1998.

Rochlis, J. and Newman, D.J. EVA Navigation in Space: A Demonstration of rhe Tactile Situation Awareness System. 68th Aerospace Medical Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 1997.

Schaffner, G., Newman, D.J. and S. Robinson. Inverse Dynamic Simulation and Computer Animation of EVA. AIAA-97-0232, AIAA 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, NV, January 1997