Accession Number:

ADA065255

Title:

Operations Manual. Initial Orbit Estimation Module,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-11

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

A computer program to compute estimated orbital element sets based on positional observations from a single observing site has been developed and tested. It provides a reasonable mix of operator interaction and automation, making it adaptable to the level of proficiency of the user. This manual includes a program overview, concept of operations, specific operating instruction, examples of program operation and examples of program output. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE