Contribution of Multi‐GNSS Constellation to SLR‐Derived Terrestrial Reference Frame

@article{Sonica2018ContributionOM,
  title={Contribution of Multi‐GNSS Constellation to SLR‐Derived Terrestrial Reference Frame},
  author={Krzysztof Sośnica and Grzegorz Bury and Radosław Zajdel},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2018},
  volume={45},
  pages={2339 - 2348}
}
All satellites of new Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are equipped with laser retroreflectors dedicated to Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR). This paper demonstrates the contribution of SLR tracking of multi‐GNSS constellations to the improved SLR‐derived reference frame and scientific products. We show a solution strategy with estimating satellite orbits, SLR station coordinates, geocenter coordinates, and Earth rotation parameters using SLR observations to 2 Laser Geodynamics… 

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