Accession Number:

AD0686990

Title:

AUTOMATIC RENDEZVOUS IN SPACE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-12-05

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

A system of automatic rendezvous and docking of artificial earth satellites, similar to the system used for the Cosmos 186-188 and 212-213 pairs, is presented. The basic coordinate systems, the equations of motion, and the components and operation of the guidance system are described. System operation logic is discussed and a brief summary of the first experiment Cosmos 186-188 is given.

Subject Categories:

  • Astronautics
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE