Spacecraft relative attitude determination
Goh, Shu Ting
Passerello, Chris E
Date of Issue2010
IEEE Aerospace Conference (2010 : Montana, US)
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
A method to determine the relative attitudes between three spacecraft is developed. The method requires four direction measurements between the three spacecraft. The simulation results and covariance analysis show that the method's error falls within a three sigma boundary without exhibiting any singularity issues. A study of the accuracy of the proposed method with respect to the shape of the spacecraft formation is also presented.
DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering
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