Autonomous Navigation System for Spacecraft Using Low-Thrust Trajectories

  • Erika A. DeBenedictis
  • Published 2012

Abstract

This research describes a prototype software navigation system that would allow a spacecraft with a small amount of continuous propulsion to navigate low-energy trajectories. First, the desired route is described in terms of basic orbit shapes, such as Lyapunov orbits. This sequence of orbit shapes is converted into an itinerary of spatial boundaries that a… (More)

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@inproceedings{DeBenedictis2012AutonomousNS, title={Autonomous Navigation System for Spacecraft Using Low-Thrust Trajectories}, author={Erika A. DeBenedictis}, year={2012} }