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An assessment of the technology of automated rendezvous and capture in space

An assessment of the technology of automated rendezvous and capture in space

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, Available from National Technical Information Service in [Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.], Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automated transfer vehicle.,
  • Technology assessment.,
  • Capture effect.,
  • Rendezvous.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.E. Polites.
    SeriesNASA TP- -- 1998-208528., NASA technical paper -- 208528.
    ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15542781M

    Contents Tips and Hints Template The Current Situation Assessment provides an overview of the existing systems, technology, and support infrastructure and documents their strengths and weaknesses. The focus of this deliverable is to communicate to *** Project Name *** team members the essence of the current situation and to confirm our Author: Craig Borysowich. The Kaltura Capture Desktop Application needs to be downloaded and installed in order to starting using it. [collapsed title="Downloading and installing the application"] On the KMS homepage or your KAF aplication homepage, select Kaltura Capture from the Add New drop down menu.

    Space Shuttle Guidance, Navigation, and Rendezvous Knowledge Capture Reports [National Aeronautics and Space Administration] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This document is a catalog and readers guide to lessons learned, experience, and technical history reports. In the process, increased emphasis was placed on DART, because automated rendezvous technology was considered to be critical in supporting the potential future needs of the International Space.

    System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER) CCTV Technology Handbook. July Prepared by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited. Robotic arms onboard the International Space Station are essential for the following operations: construction and maintenance of the International Space Station, supporting external International Space Station experiments, capture of free flying vehicles or modules, supporting extravehicular activity, and aiding in other scientific activities.


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An assessment of the technology of automated rendezvous and capture in space Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this mode, the rendezvous radar has a range varying from kilometers to 30 meters. In the passive mode, the return signal simply is the transmitted signal reflected off of the target vehicle.

This is also known as skin tracking. In this case, the rendezvous radar has a range of 22 kilometers to 30 by: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE TECHNOLOGY OF AUTOMATED RENDEZVOUS AND CAPTURE IN SPACE I. INTRODUCTION The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States (U.S.) has several missions on the horizon that will require a capability in Automated Rendezvous and Capture (AR&C).

DOCKING/CAPTURE (AR&D/C) OVERVIEW Automated spacecraft rendezvous and docking/capture is a vital component of advanced space operations. The ability for a spacecraft, with crew onboard or not, to autonomously rendezvous and capture/dock to another spacecraft fosters many benefits for deep space Size: KB.

Next, the need for AR&C in space is established. Then, today's technology and ongoing technology efforts related to AR&C in space are reviewed.

In light of these, AR&C systems are proposed that meet NASA's future needs, but can be developed in a reasonable amount Author: M. Polites. The outline of the paper is as follows: First, the history of manual and automated rendezvous and capture and rendezvous and dock is presented. Next, the need for AR&C in space is reviewed.

In light of these, AR&C systems are proposed that meet NASA's future needs, but can be developed in a reasonable amount of time with a reasonable amount of : Michael E. Polites. The book provides an overview of the major issues governing approach and mating strategies, and system concepts for rendezvous and docking/berthing.

These issues are described and explained such that aerospace engineers, students and even newcomers to the field can acquire a basic understanding of RVD/ by: During the ’s, the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) conducted pioneering research in the development of an automated rendezvous and capture/docking (AR&C) system for U.S.

space vehicles. Development and demonstration of a rendezvous sensor was identified early in the AR&C Program as the critical enabling technology that allows automated proximity operations and by: 2. This paper describes the Automated Rendezvous and Capture (AR&C) system that was designed and is being tested at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC).

The complexity of the rendezvous process. The rendezvous and docking/berthing process consists of a series of orbital manoeuvres and controlled trajectories, which successively bring the active vehicle (chaser) into the vicinity of, and eventually into contact with, the passive vehicle (target).

The road to autonomous orbital rendezvous is the convergence of. “ An Assessment of the Technology of Automated. Rendezvous and Capture in Space. Get this from a library. An assessment of the technology of automated rendezvous and capture in space. [Michael E Polites; George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.].

PUBLISHED BY THE PRESS SYNDICATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE ThePittBuilding,TrumpingtonStreet,Cambridge,UnitedKingdom CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. The Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) has conducted pioneering research in the development of an automated rendezvous and capture (or docking) (AR&C) system for Cited by: In other words, an element may partially belong to a set.

2 Rendezvous and Capture The Space Exploration Initiative mission architectures outlined in the Synthesis Group Report (Stafford report) call for the development of autonomous rendezvous and docking techniques as a critical technology.

This paper analyzes capture strategies for tether-based autonomous rendezvous and docking. Once both spacecrafts are connected by tethers, docking is achieved through the use of reaction wheels and tether motors without the use of propellant.

Autonomous rendezvous and docking is crucial for many upcoming missions including on-orbit servicing and potential Mars by: 1. A space rendezvous is an orbital maneuver during which two spacecraft, one of which is often a space station, arrive at the same orbit and approach to a very close distance (e.g.

within visual contact). Rendezvous requires a precise match of the orbital velocities and position vectors of the two spacecraft.

An Assessment of the Technology of Automated Rendezvous and Capture in Space Buckling of Thin-Walled Circular Cylinders Buckling of Thin-Walled Doubly Curved Shells. Polites, M.E.: An assessment of the technology of automated rendezvous and capture in space.

Technical Report TP, NASA MSFC () Google ScholarCited by: He also was a lead developer of NASA’s Automated Rendezvous and Capture technology development project. InCraig transitioned to MSFC’s Mission Operations Laboratory where he certified as a Payload Rack Officer and a Timeline Change Officer.

The book provides an overview of the major issues governing approach and mating strategies, and system concepts for rendezvous and docking/berthing. These issues are described and explained such that aerospace engineers, students and even newcomers to the field can acquire a.

SPIE Digital Library Proceedings. The Video Guidance Sensor (VGS), part of NASA's Automated Rendezvous and Capture program, was flown on Shuttle mission STS in October of to test on-orbit the functional characteristics of the by: The definitive reference for space engineers on all issues related to rendezvous and docking/berthing (RVD/B), Automated Rendezvous and Docking of Spacecraft provides an overview of the major issues governing approach and mating strategies, and system concepts for rendezvous & docking/ by:   This paper studies the output feedback dynamic gain scheduled control for stabilizing a spacecraft rendezvous system subject to actuator saturation.

By using the parametric Lyapunov equation and the gain scheduling technique, a new observer-based output feedback controller is proposed to solve the semi-global stabilization problem for spacecraft rendezvous system with Cited by: 3.