Western Space researchers are frequent publishers in the top-tier journals. Refer here for examples of our high impact research papers.

Earth Observation, Monitoring, and Protection


Klekociuk, A.R, Brown, P.G., Pack, D.W., ReVelle, D.O., Edwards, W.N., Spalding, R.E., Tagliaferri E., Yoo, B.B. and J. Zagari, 2005, Meteoritic dust from the atmospheric disintegration of a large meteoroid, Nature, v. 436, p. 1132-1135.

Brown, P., & 21 co-authors, 2000, The Fall, Recovery, Orbit and Composition of the Tagish Lake Meteorite: A New type of Carbonaceous Chondrite, Science, v. 290, p. 320-325.

Exploration Technologies

Polushin, I.G., A. Takhmar, R.V. Patel, 2015, Projection-Based Force Reflection Algorithms with Frequency Separation for Bilateral Teleoperation, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics v. 20, p. 143 - 154.

Planetary Processes

Brown, P., & 32 co-authors, 2013, A 500-kiloton airburst over Chelyabinsk and an enhanced hazard from small impactors, Nature, v. 503, p. 238-241.

Moser, D.E., Flowers, R.M., and Hart, R.J., 2001, Birth of the Kaapvaal tectosphere 3.08 billion years ago, Science, v. 291, p. 465-468.

Planetary Materials

Furnes, H., Banerjee, N.R., Muehlenbachs, K., Staudigel, H., and de Wit, M., 2004, Early life recorded in Archean pillow lavas, Science, v. 304, p. 578-581. ( contributed equally) 

Wilson, D.S., Teagle, D.A.H., Alt, J. C., Banerjee, N.R., Umino, S., Miyashita, S., Acton, G. D., and 45 others, 2006, Drilling to Gabbro in Intact Ocean Crust, Science, v. 312, p. 1016-1020. 

Moser, D.E., Chamberlain, K.R., Tait, K.T., Schmitt, A.K., Darling, J.R., Barker, I.R., and Hyde, B.C., 2013, Solving the Martian meteorite age conundrum using micro-baddeleyite and launch-generated zircon, v. 499, p. 454-457.

Galactic and Stellar Processes

Cami, J., Bernard-Salas, J., Peeters, E., and Malek, S.E., 2010, Detection of C(60) and C(70) in an young planetary nebula, Science, v. 329, p. 1180-1182.