System Concurrent Engineering of Space Payload Design Aquarius Instrument

  • Luiz Alexandre da SilvaEmail author
  • Paulo Vinicius Jeronimo
  • Geilson Loureiro
Conference paper
Part of the Advanced Concurrent Engineering book series (ACENG)


This paper presents a System Concurrent Engineering approach applied to the development of the space payload design Aquarius instrument with upfront life cycle process considerations. This approach anticipates the life cycle process issues, identifying and solving problems in advance. The approach was developed by Prof. Geilson Loureiro and has been used, since 1999, in more than 200 academic and industrial examples. The paper starts by presenting the approach, the Aquarius instrument overview as part of the Argentine SAC-D satellite and the application of the approach to this space payload example.


System Concurrent Engineering Aquarius Instrument SAC-D Satellite 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luiz Alexandre da Silva
    • 1
    Email author
  • Paulo Vinicius Jeronimo
    • 1
  • Geilson Loureiro
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Brazilian Institute for Space Research/INPESão José dos CamposBrazil
  2. 2.Technological Institute of Aeronautics/ITASão José dos CamposBrazil

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