Accession Number:

AD0738519

Title:

Estimation of the Local Attitude of Orbiting Spacecraft,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGS- UND VERSUCHSANSTALT FUER LUFT- UND RAUMFAHRT E V OBERPFAFFENHOFEN (WEST GERMANY)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-08-24

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

An improved gyrocompass filter is designed to estimate spacecraft roll and yaw angles, using measurements from two rate-integrating gyros and an horizon sensor. Improvement comes largely from estimating the yaw-gyro drift. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astronautics
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE