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Navigation Algorithms for Formation Flying MissionsThe objective of the investigations is to develop navigation algorithms to support formation flying missions. In particular, we examine the advantages and concerns associated with the use of combinations of inertial and relative measurements, as well as address observability issues. In our analysis we consider the interaction between measurement types, update frequencies, and trajectory geometry and their cumulative impact on observability. Furthermore, we investigate how relative measurements affect inertial navigation in terms of algorithm performance.
Document ID
20060048534
Acquisition Source
Goddard Space Flight Center
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Huxel, Paul J.
(Texas Univ. Austin, TX, United States)
Bishop, Robert H.
(Texas Univ. Austin, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 2004
Publication Information
Publication: Proceedings from the 2nd International Symposium on Formation Flying Missions and Technologies
Subject Category
Spacecraft Design, Testing And Performance
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NRA-03-GSFC/AETD-01
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.
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