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Nathan Cheek


4800 Oak Grove Drive

Pasadena, CA 91109

Member of:

347A - Embedded Robotic Systems

Nathan Cheek

Robotics Electrical Engineer


  1. Tim McElrath, Steven Collins, Kevin Lo, Celeste Smith, Nathan Cheek, Michael Hauge, "A Delicate Balance of Torque and Thrust: How Lunar Flashlight Used Rotating Maneuvers to Make One Thruster do the Work of Four," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Big Sky, MT, 15 August 2023.
  2. Celeste Smith, Nathan Cheek, Christopher Burnside, John Baker, Philippe Adell, Frank Picha, Matthew Kowalkowski, Glenn Lightsey, "The Journey of the Lunar Flashlight Propulsion System from Launch through End of Mission," 37th Annual Small Satellite Conference, Logan, UT, 26 July 2023.