Books

Parkinson, R. "The Environment of the North Polar Cap of Mars", pp18-23,

Parkinson, R, Wright, P. "Systems Modelling and Systems Trade for a Pole Station", pp24-31,

Parkinson, R, Cockell, Clarke. "In-situ Resource Use (ISRU) at Pole Station", pp57-61,

Parkinson, R. "The Design of Surface Transport Systems for Pole Station", pp95-103,
in 2006, Project Boreas: A Station for the Martian Geographic North Pole, BIS, London.

Peer-reviewed articles

Parkinson, R. 2009, “Using Daedalus for Local Transport”, JBIS, 62, pp422-426.

Parkinson, R. 2006, "A Ceres Micromission using Electric Propulsion", JBIS, 59, pp306-312.

Parkinson, R. 2006, "How to Make Money out of RLVs", IAA-01-IAA.1.1.04 52nd International Astronautical Congress, Toulouse, France, Oct 2001, JBIS, 59, pp395-399.

Parkinson, R. 2006, “A Parametric Investigation of the Economics of Space Tourism” IAA-99-IAA.1.3.01, 50th International Astronautical Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 4-8 Oct 1999, JBIS, 59, pp417-421.

Parkinson, R. 2005, "Partial Beanstalks for Mars Exploration", JBIS, 58, pp197-200.

Parkinson, R, Kemble, S. 2004, "Mars Sample Return as a Micromission" IAC-03-Q.3.b.08, 54th International Astronautical Congress, Bremen, Germany, 29 Sept. - 3 Oct 2003, JBIS, 57, pp256-261.

Parkinson, R, Hempsell, C m. 2003, "Space Station Interaction with Space Transportation Systems", JBIS, 56, pp362-368.

Parkinson, R. 2001, “Identifying Key Technologies for Space Exploration and Utilization”, JBIS, 54, pp81-88.