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Intial orbit determination results for Jason-1: towards a 1-cm orbit

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dc.contributor.author Haines, B. J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Haines, B. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bertiger, W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Desai, S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Kuang, D. en_US
dc.contributor.author Munson, T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Reichert, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Young, L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Willis, P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-17T18:42:59Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-17T18:42:59Z
dc.date.issued 2002-09-24 en_US
dc.identifier.citation ION GPS 2002 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Portland, OR, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-2422 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/10441
dc.description.abstract The U.S/France Jason-1 oceanographic mission is carrying state-of-the-art radiometric tracking systems (GPS and Doris) to support precise orbit determination (POD) requirements. The performance of the systems is strongly reflected in the early POD results. Results of both internal and external (e.g., satellite laser ranging) comparisons support that the 2.5 cm radial Rh4S requirement is being readily met, and provide reasons for optimism that 1 cm can be achieved. We discuss the POD strategy underlying these orbits, as well as the challenging issues that bear on the understanding and characterization of an orbit solution at the l-cm level. We also describe a system for producing science quality orbits in near real time in order to support emerging applications in operational oceanography. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Jason-1 oceanography orbits real time en_US
dc.title Intial orbit determination results for Jason-1: towards a 1-cm orbit en_US


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