AUTOMATIC RENDEZVOUS IN SPACE,
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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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.
- Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry