Session B7: Space Navigation and Observation


Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: 1:45 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.

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

1. 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
2. Linear Covariance Navigation Analysis of Autonomous Lunar Lander Missions: Dr. Randall Christensen Assistant Professor Utah State University, Dr. David Geller Professor Utah State University, Dr. Michael Hansen Graduate Research Assistant Utah State University
3. CubeSat-Based Lunar Map Refinement Utilizing Surface Beacons and a Monocular Camera: Tyler Gardner, Michael Hansen, Natalie Wisniewski, Dr. Randall Christensen, Utah State University
4. An End-to-end Process for Local Space Situational Awareness from Optical Observers: David Zuehlke*, Troy Henderson*, T. Alan Lovell**, and Alex Sizemore**; *Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; **Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM, USA
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

3:25 - 3:55, Break. Refreshments in Exhibit Hall