Accession Number : ADA111405


Title :   Spacecraft Pointing and Position Control,


Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)


Personal Author(s) : Broek,P Ph van den ; Szirmay,S Z


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a111405.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 266


Abstract : This AGARDograph addresses recent developments in spacecraft pointing and position control and the state-of-the-art technologies in these areas. The following topics are covered: (1) Attitude control and instrument pointing, (2) Orbit determination and control, (3) Flexible satellite control. This AGARDograph was prepared at the request of the Guidance and Control Panel of AGARD. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS , *SATELLITE ATTITUDE , SIMULATION , ORBITS , LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE) , ACCURACY , POSITION FINDING , WHEELS , AIMING , DETERMINATION , MOMENTUM , SYNCHRONOUS SATELLITES , SPIN STABILIZATION , GIMBALS , SPACECRAFT ANTENNAS , EQUATORIAL ORBITS , STATIONKEEPING


Subject Categories : Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE