NASA Logo

NTRS

NTRS - NASA Technical Reports Server

Back to Results
Rosetta Navigation at its Mars Swing-ByThis paper reports on the navigation activities during Rosetta s Mars swing-by. It covers the Mars approach phase starting after a deterministic deep-space maneuver in September 2006, the swing-by proper on 25 February 2007, and ends with another deterministic deep-space maneuver in April 2007 which was also foreseen to compensate any navigation error. Emphasis is put on the orbit determination and prediction set-up and the evolution of the targeting estimates in the B-plane and their adjustments by trajectory correction maneuvers.
Document ID
20080012630
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Budnik, Frank (European Space Agency. European Space Operations Center Darmstadt, Germany)
Morley, Trevor (European Space Agency. European Space Operations Center Darmstadt, Germany)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
September 24, 2007
Publication Information
Publication: Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics
Subject Category
Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

Available Downloads

NameType 20080012630.pdf STI

Related Records

IDRelationTitle20080012629Analytic PrimaryProceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics