Accession Number:

AD0687215

Title:

ANALYSIS OF AN OPTICAL POSITION DETERMINING DEVICE (SYSTEM 6.1).

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1958-08-22

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The particular system under consideration takes sightings on Earth and Moon, measures the angles between these sightings and its attitude reference, and then, with a priori knowledge of the Earth-Moon distance calculates its position in a coordinate system.

Subject Categories:

  • Space Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE