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Initialization of distributed spacecraft for precision formation flying

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dc.contributor.author Hadaegh, F. Y. en_US
dc.contributor.author Scharf, D. P. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ploen, S. R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-16T23:09:35Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-16T23:09:35Z
dc.date.issued 2003-06-23 en_US
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Control Conference and Application en_US
dc.identifier.citation Istanbul, Turkey en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 03-1298 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/7435
dc.description.abstract In this paper we present a solution to the formation initialization problem for N distributed spacecraft located in deep space. Our solution to the FI problem is based on a three-stage sky search procedure that reduces the FI problem for N spacecraft to the simpler problem of initializing a set of sub-formations. We demonstrate our FI algorithm in simulation using NASA's five spacecraft Terrestrial Planet Finder mission as an example. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other formation flying initialization distributed spacecraft en_US
dc.title Initialization of distributed spacecraft for precision formation flying en_US


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