Dr Arrun Saunders

Arrun joined Vorticity in July 2011 as a systems engineer following his doctoral research in Astronautics at the University of Southampton in 2011.  He read Aerospace Engineering and Astronautics, also at Southampton.

Arrun’s area of expertise is in orbit dynamics and the near-Earth space environment. He has published a number of papers on these subjects and recently presented his work at the European Space Operations Centre, Darmstadt;  Advance Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, Hawaii and the National Centre for Atmospheric Research in Colorada, USA.

Academic interests include secular thermospheric density change and the estimation of satellite physical properties for use in predicting long-term orbital evolution. Arrun’s  interests include karting, SCUBA diving and playing the bass guitar.

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