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Mission applications of the dual spacecraft tracking techniqueThe potential application of the dual spacecraft tracking technique to the Voyager mission is discussed. The concept and technology status is reviewed and results pertaining to the JSX-Uranus option Saturn encounter, where potential navigation benefits are greatest, are presented. Results for a Jupiter encounter demonstration also are given and, finally, software modifications and tracking requirements are examined.
Document ID
19780016253
Document Type
Other
Authors
Chao, C. C.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Mcdanell, J. P.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
February 15, 1978
Publication Information
Publication: The Deep Space Network
Subject Category
Space Communications, Spacecraft Communications, Command And Tracking
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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