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Reentry Vehicle Flight Controls Design Guidelines: Dynamic Inversion
The NASA STI Program Office ... in Profile Since its founding, NASA has been dedicated to the advancement of aeronautics and space science. The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) ProgramExpand
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Vision-Based Sensor and Navigation System for Autonomous Air Refueling
Autonomous in-flight aerial refueling is an important capability for the future deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles, because they will likely be ferried in flight to overseas theaters of operationExpand
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Trajectory Tracking Controller for Vision-Based Probe and Drogue Autonomous Aerial Refueling
This paper addresses autonomous aerial refueling between an unmanned tanker aircraft and an unmanned receiver aircraft using the probe-and-drogue method. An important consideration is the ability toExpand
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for High-Throughput Phenotyping and Agronomic Research
We report on processes and lessons learned from year 1—the summer 2015 and winter 2016 growing seasons of a large multidisciplinary project evaluating UAV images across a range of breeding and agronomic research trials on a large research farm. Expand
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Unmanned aerial systems-based remote sensing for monitoring sorghum growth and development
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Systems (UAV or UAS) have become increasingly popular in recent years for agricultural research applications. UAS are capable of acquiring images with high spatial andExpand
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Morphing Aerospace Vehicles and Structures
Numerical Techniques Fundamentals of Tactical Missile Guidance Method of Adjoints and the Homing Loop Noise Analysis Covariance Analysis and the Homing Loop Proportional Navigation and Miss DistanceExpand
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On Modeling and Robust Control of ARES
This paper presents the development of a mathematical model and controller of the Aerial Regional-scale Environmental Survey of Mars (ARES) aircraft. This paper also presents the implementation ofExpand
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Fighter agility metrics, research and test
This paper presents the results of an analysis of proposed metrics to assess fighter aircraft agility. A novel framework for classifying these metrics is developed and applied. A set of transientExpand
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Six Degree of Freedom Dynamical Model of a Morphing Aircraft
Morphing aircraft are envisioned to have multirole capability where the ability to change shape allows for adaptation to a changing mission environment. In order to calculate the properties of manyExpand
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