Ted A. Guillory, Gebe E. Gentry, and John W. O'Neill

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Abstract: STAR CHARTS ARE USED as orientation and navigation aids in manned space flight. The assistance a crewman receives from such an aid is proportional to the realism of the projection. This can range from one which merely portrays the relative location of the stars to a catalogue of charts which shows the visible stars for all nominal situations throughout the mission. The most desirable display is one which can readily be used in a spacecraft environment and can portray a specialized view for star recognition and attitude orientation without losing mission flexibility.
Published in: NAVIGATION: Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 17, Number 4
Pages: 432 - 447
Cite this article: Guillory, Ted A., Gentry, Gebe E., O'Neill, John W., "STAR CHARTS FOR MANNED SPACE FLIGHT", NAVIGATION: Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 17, No. 4, Winter 1970-1971, pp. 432-447.
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