Fundamentals of Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control

  title={Fundamentals of Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control},
  author={F. Landis Markley and John L. Crassidis},
Attitude Determination and Estimation.- Matrices, Vectors, Frames, Transforms.- Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics.- Sensors and Actuators.- Static Attitude Determination Methods.- Filtering for Attitude Determination.- Attitude Control. 
Autonomous Guidance and Attitude Control of Information Satellite
  • Y. Somov, S. Butyrin, T. Somova
  • Physics
    2020 15th International Conference on Stability and Oscillations of Nonlinear Control Systems (Pyatnitskiy's Conference) (STAB)
  • 2020
A new method for autonomous guidance and digital control of the spacecraft orientation while tracking the vector of modified Rodrigues parameters is presented.
Attitude Control of a Small Spacecraft via Tube-Based Model Predictive Control
Precise attitude tracking control of small satellites is a demanding task due to the limited hardware resources of sensors, actuators, and processors equipped on board. Moreover, the effects of mod...
Calibration and Uncertainty Analysis of a Spacecraft Attitude Determination Test Stand
Experimental testing of attitude determination systems still plays an important role, despite increasing use of simulations. Testing provides a means to numerically quantify system performance, giv
Quadrotor attitude determination: A comparison study
Attitude determination for small scale UAVs such as quadrotors is considered, a number of existing solutions are compared and reviewed, and their performance is evaluated and discussed using data
Efficient and Robust Attitude Determination and Control System Design for the MIST CubeSat
This thesis investigated different configurations of the attitude determination and control system (ADCS) for the MIST satellite, to find a satisfying trade-off between computational demand and est
Contracting Angular Velocity Observer For Small Satellites
A set of global exponentially convergent observers, namely, reduced-order, complete- order, and synchronized observers is designed, based on contraction analysis, to address the problem of estimating the angular velocity given noisy attitude measurements for attitude control in small satellites.
Three-Axis Attitude Determination with Pseudo-Bias Estimation from Gravity/Magnetic Vector Observations
This paper revisits the stationary alignment problem of attitude and heading reference systems (AHRSs). The investigation is initiated from the three-axis attitude determination (TRIAD)–based metho...
Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for Spacecraft Proximity Operations Based on Dual Quaternions
An adaptive sliding mode control law based on dual quaternions for six-degree-of-freedom proximity operations between a chaser and a target spacecraft is proposed.
Robust attitude control of a spacecraft with flexible dynamics
The employment of Electrical Propulsion, to reduce the cost of satellites, has also increasedthe use of large solar arrays. Such solar panels are associated with low-frequency resonantmodes, and to
Modeling and Attitude Control of Satellites in Elliptical Orbits
  • E. Oland
  • Physics
    Applied Modern Control
  • 2019
This chapter details the different components required for a complete attitude determination and control system for satellites moving in elliptical orbits and describes in a tutorial manner how to put everything together to enable the design of a complete satellite simulator.


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