Accession Number : AD1032131


Title :   Spacecraft Formation Control and Estimation Via Improved Relative Motion Dynamics


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,18 Jul 2014,17 Mar 2017


Corporate Author : Auburn University Auburn United States


Personal Author(s) : Cicci,David A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1032131.pdf


Report Date : 30 Mar 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 72


Abstract : This research focused on improved spacecraft relative dynamics modeling and analysis, estimation of spacecraft relative motion, and control of spacecraft relative motion, with particular emphasis on estimation (i.e. navigation) of spacecraft relative trajectories from angles-only data.


Descriptors :   artificial satellites , space objects , nonlinear dynamics , kalman filters , navigation , measurement , geosynchronous orbits , trajectories , quadratic equations , low earth orbits , line of sight , earth orbits , algorithms , accuracy


Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE