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survey of attitude sensors for spacecraft

Norman M Hatcher

survey of attitude sensors for spacecraft

by Norman M Hatcher

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Published by Scientific and Technical Information Division, Office of Technology Utilization, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicles -- Attitude control systems.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 16-18.

    Statementby Norman M. Hatcher.
    SeriesNASA SP-145
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL3260 .H35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5561937M
    LC Control Number67061935
    OCLC/WorldCa2997816

    Magnetic spacecraft attitude control: a survey and some new results. The major drawback of this control technique is that the torques which can be applied to the spacecraft for attitude control purposes are constrained to lie in the plane orthogonal to the magnetic field vector. the availability of accurate attitude sensors, such as Cited by: Spacebased sensors is a field that is vast. There are entire books dedicated to each aspect of spacecraft sensors such as IR, remote sensing, signal filtering and radar, to name a few. A book that encompasses many of these fields together is rare, as it has proved difficult to cover so much information adequately in such a small amount of.

    ATTITUDE: Orientation of a defined spacecraft body coordinate system with respect to a defined external frame (GCI,HCI) ATTITUDE DETERMINATION: Real-Time or Post-Facto knowledge, within a given tolerance, of the spacecraft attitude ATTITUDE CONTROL: Maintenance of a desired, specified attitude within a given toleranceFile Size: 1MB. Attitude sensors There are two types of measurement system: •Reference sensor – measures discretely the attitude with respect to some reference frame defined by the position of objects in space e.g. the Sun, Earth or stars. •Inertial sensors – measure continuously changes in attitude relative to a gyroscopic Size: 2MB.

    0 items - Price on request Home / Attitude sensors Showing 1–12 of 20 results Default sorting Sort by popularity Sort by latest Sort by price: low to high Sort by price: high to low. The book also looks at the use of sensors, the stellar techniques for interplanetary flights, and control of space vehicles. The text also gives emphasis on various mathematical equations used to measure fuel optimization in orbital rendezvous.


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A survey of attitude sensors for spacecraft, Paperback – January 1, by Norman M. Hatcher (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Spacecraft Sensors is an invaluable resource for engineers, technical consultants, those in the business division, and research scientists associated with spacecraft projects.

It is also an excellent textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the development, design and applications of spacebased sensors.

Spacecraft Sensors is an invaluable resource for engineers, technical consultants, those in the business division, and research scientists associated with spacecraft projects. It is also an excellent textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the development, design and applications of spacebased sensors.5/5(1).

This estimation comes from attitude sensors through two subsequent processes: (1) sensor data processing and (2) attitude estimation. These are the two tracks of this Special Issue on “Attitude Sensors”.

Track I: Sensor data processing. This track is particularly interested in novel ideas of attitude sensors and new approaches to increase. Attitude Control. Transportation. Next page.

Spacecraft stability and control is a must so that sensors, solar panels, antennas and other hardware are properly oriented to perform their functions.

In order to satisfy a demand for low cost attitude control systems for. Attitude control is the process of controlling the orientation of an aerospace vehicle with respect to an inertial frame of reference or another entity such as the celestial sphere, certain fields, and nearby objects, etc.

Controlling vehicle attitude requires sensors to measure vehicle orientation, actuators to apply the torques needed to orient the vehicle to a desired attitude, and. attitude reference.

These sensors measure the impinging solar energy on their surface and determine the angle made by the sun with respect to the sensor, which in turn is used to arrive at the sun vector. The sun vector, along with a sun model, can also be used to determine the yaw attitude of the spacecraft.

However, as the sun sensors measure the. Three-axis attitude determinanon is required to completely describe a spacecraft attitude.

This requires a complete knowledge of two spacecraft-fixed body directions. However, at least three independent measurements are needed. This section depicts the procedures of File Size: KB.

Several attitude parameterizations are compared by solving a nonlinear spacecraft trac king problem. Several authors hav e considered feedback control strategies. Markley and Coppola 12 have.

Roger D. Werking Head, Attitude Determination and Control Section National Aeronautics and Space Administration/ Goddard Space Flight Center Extensiye work has been done for many years in the areas of attitude determination, attitude prediction, and attitude control.

During this time, it has been difficult to obtain reference material that provided a comprehensive overview of attitude support. Survey of Calibration Algorithms for Spacecraft Attitude Sensors and Gyros By: Mark E.

Pittelkau. Pub.55pgs. PDF File. AAS Price: $ Reprinted from Advances in the Astronautical Sciences Volume This item is an electronic document and will be delivered by email to the address you provide within two business days. Attitude sensors are distinguished according to the principle of acquisition and processing of information.

In fulfilling their functions, attitude sensors may use any celestial bodies (the sun or planets) or the force fields generated by the bodies. Spacecraft attitude is briefly the angular orientation of a spacecraft body vector with respect to an external reference frame.

A spacecraft attitude determination and control system typically uses several sensors and actuators and because attitude is described by three or more variables (apart from the angles, one can add the rotational speed etc), the difference between the desired and the. incorporated into sun sensor design.

Today, the vast majority of spacecraft sun sensors employ these devices as detectors. Sun sensor systems have been effectively employed on many spacecraft to perform such functions as orientation of scientific instruments, attitude determination, spin-rate detection, switching, and timing (refs.

2/12/20 3 5 UARS Attitude Control System 5 Attitude Measurements •Measurement of an angle or angular rate of the spacecraft with respect to a reference frame, e.g., –Earth’s magnetic field •Magnetometer –Direction to the sun •Sun sensor –Earth’s shape •Earth horizon sensor –Inertial frame of the universe •Star sensor •Gyroscopes •Mission requirements dictate File Size: 2MB.

Sensors for Small Spacecraft Technology advances in guidance and control and in orbit location accuracy through use of GPS and low-thrust, high-response thrusters could enable the use of multiple small spacecraft flown in clusters to take sensor measurements where simultaneity is required.

Spacecraft Attitude Estimation Based on Star Tracker and Gyroscope Sensors. This classic book is the first comprehensive presentation of data, theory, and practice in attitude analysis.

Roger D. Werking Head, Attitude Determination and Control Section National Aeronautics and Space Administration/ Goddard Space Flight Center Extensiye work has been done for many years in the areas of attitude determination, attitude prediction, and attitude control.

During this time, it has been difficult to obtain reference material that provided a comprehensive overview of attitude support /5(3). Star trackers are currently the most accurate spacecraft attitude sensors. As a result, they are widely used in remote sensing satellites.

Since traditional charge-coupled device (CCD)-based star trackers have a limited sensitivity range and dynamic range, the matching process for a star tracker is typically not very sensitive to star brightness.

Atittude determination is very important for spacecraft. It is needed in order to point communications antenna in the right direction.

It is needed to perform maneuvers in the right direction. It is needed to perform the science objectives of t.spacecraft attitude determination and control Download spacecraft attitude determination and control or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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