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Navigation between geosynchronous and lunar L₁ orbiters

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dc.contributor.author Parker, Jeffrey S.
dc.contributor.author Anderson, Rodney L.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-04-22T16:59:07Z
dc.date.available 2013-04-22T16:59:07Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-13
dc.identifier.citation AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Co-located Conferences. Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 13-16, 2012. en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 12-3700
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/43014
dc.description.abstract Linked Autonomous Interplanetary Satellite Orbit Navigation (LiAISON) is a new technique that takes advantage of the asymmetrical gravity field present in a three-body system in order to perform absolute tracking of satellites using only relative satellite-to-satellite observations. Previous studies have demonstrated LiAISON’s practical applications for lunar missions, including a satellite in a halo orbit about either the Earth-Moon L₁or L₂ point. This paper studies the viability of applying LiAISON measurements between a lunar halo orbiter and a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit. Simulations demonstrate that the absolute positions and velocities of both satellites are observable using only relative measurements with an achieved uncertainty on the order of observation noise. 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, 2012. en_US
dc.subject Linked Autonomous Interplanetary Satellite Orbit Navigation (LiAISON) en_US
dc.subject low-energy en_US
dc.title Navigation between geosynchronous and lunar L₁ orbiters en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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