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Modeling of deadbanding DV for the Stardust Earth Return : calibration, analysis, prediction and performance

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dc.contributor.author Kennedy, Brian M.
dc.contributor.author McElrath, Tim
dc.contributor.author Nandi, Sumita
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-14T19:25:53Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-14T19:25:53Z
dc.date.issued 2006-08-21
dc.identifier.citation AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Keystone, Colorado, August 21-24, 2006. en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-2295
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/40798
dc.description.abstract On January 15th, 2006, 0556 UTC, the Stardust spacecraft released a 42-kg Sample Return Canister (SRC) along a trajectory intended to impact a target on the Air Force Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR), near Dugway, Utah. Assurances of a successful SRC delivery to UTTR depended on identifying (and mitigating, if possible) a myriad of error sources. These sources included atmospheric effects, maneuver execution, Orbit Determination (OD) uncertainties and ΔV induced by the firing of the unbalanced Reaction Control System (RCS) thrusters needed for deadband attitude control. Every mm/s in prediction error at the TCM-19 epoch would amount to missing the target by approximately one kilometer1. This paper will describe the work performed in analyzing and predicting the levels of ΔV caused by the attitude deadbanding, as well as prediction performance. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en_US
dc.subject Stardust en_US
dc.subject comet en_US
dc.subject sample return en_US
dc.subject thruster calibration en_US
dc.title Modeling of deadbanding DV for the Stardust Earth Return : calibration, analysis, prediction and performance en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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