Session D1: Space Navigation and Observation


Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Galleria I/II

Session Chairs:
Dr. Randy Christensen
Utah State University
Dr. Costantinos Zagaris
Air Force Institute of Technology

1. Development of GNC for Optimal Relative Spacecraft Trajectories: Wyatt Harris, Dax Linville, Joshuah Hess, Richard Cobb, Department of Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering Air Force Institute of Technology
2. Terrestrial Testing of Multi-Agent, Relative Guidance, Navigation, and Control Algorithms: Mark Mercier, Sean Phillips, Air Force Research Lab Space Vehicles Directorate; Matt Shubert, Applied Technology Associates; Wenjie Dong, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
3. Effect of Sensor Quality on Relative State Estimation of Formation Flying of Satellites: Russell Babb, Trevor Pratt, Brian Merrell, and Randall Christensen, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University
4. Precision Onboard Navigation for LEO Satellite based on Precise Point Positioning: Masaya Murata, Isao Kawano, Koichi Inoue, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan
5. Improve GNSS Orbit Determination by using Estimated Tropospheric and Ionospheric Models: Cazabonne Bryan and Maisonobe Luc, CS Group, France
6. Linear Covariance Navigation Analysis of Range and Image Measurement Processing for Autonomous Lunar Lander Missions: Randall Christensen, Electrical and Computer Engineering Utah State University; David Geller, Michael Hansen, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University
7. CubeSat-Based Lunar Map Refinement Utilizing Surface Beacons and a Monocular Camera: Tyler Gardner, Michael Hansen, Natalie Wisniewski, Dr. Randall Christensen, Utah State University
8. An End-to-End Process for Local Space Situational Awareness from Optical Observers: David Zuehlke, Troy Henderson, Aerospace Engineering Department, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; T. Alan Lowell, and Alex Sizemore, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory
1. Demonstration of LEO Object Detection Using GNSS Passive Radar: A Proof of Concept: Md Sohrab Mahmud, Sana Ullah Qaisar, Andrew Lambert and Craig Benson, School of Engineering and Information Technology University of New South Wales, Australia
2. Autonomous Navigation of Satellite via Intelligent Factor Graphs Theory: Bing Xiao, Xiwei Wu, Cihang Wu, lingwei Li, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
3. Systematic Error Analysis of Calculation Error of Starlight Refraction Angle: Zhang Shaoxiong, Beihang University, China

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.