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ADCS at Scale: Calibrating and Monitoring the Dove Constellation

@inproceedings{Leung2018ADCSAS,
  title={ADCS at Scale: Calibrating and Monitoring the Dove Constellation},
  author={Lawrence Leung and Vincent Beukelaers and Simone Chesi and Hyosang Yoon and Dan Walker and Joshua Egbert},
  year={2018}
}
The Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) is considered one of the most critical subsystems of a spacecraft, and must be carefully calibrated and monitored to ensure mission success. Many emerging small satellite missions feature large constellations, creating a need for new design philosophies and operational approaches to accommodate the management of many ADCS subsystems simultaneously. Planet currently operates approximately 190 Dove Cubesats for Earth Observation, with only a… 

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