A Kind of Extravehicular Lighting Environment Analysis Method of Shenzhou Spacecraft

  • Haoting LiuEmail author
  • Shuo Yang
  • Weidong Dong
  • Shunliang Pan
  • Jin Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 527)


A kind of extravehicular lighting environment analysis (ELEA) method of Shenzhou spacecraft is proposed. This study is useful when evaluating the working security of the extravehicular activity. First, a fine 3D model of Shenzhou spacecraft is built. Second, the complete space flight process of Shenzhou spacecraft is simulated. In that simulation, the orbital elements, the spatial position with sun and the flight attitude of Shenzhou spacecraft can all be calculated. Third, the extravehicular lighting environment is analysed. The radiation power and the illumination in the Shenzhou spacecraft can be estimated. Many experiment results have verified the correctness of proposed method.


Extravehicular activity Space lighting Shenzhou spacecraft Radiation power Illumination estimation 



This work is supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 61501016 and the open project of the State Key Laboratory of Intense Pulsed Radiation Simulation and Effect under Grant No. SKLIPR1713.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haoting Liu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Shuo Yang
    • 3
  • Weidong Dong
    • 3
  • Shunliang Pan
    • 3
  • Jin Yang
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Automation and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Engineering Research Center of Industrial Spectrum ImagingBeijingChina
  3. 3.Institute of Manned Space System EngineeringBeijingChina
  4. 4.Astronaut Research & Training Center of ChinaBeijingChina

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