IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Differential Drag as a Means of Spacecraft Formation Control

Author(s): Balaji Shankar Kumar ; Alfred Ng ; Keisuke Yoshihara ; Anton De Ruiter
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 2011
Volume: 47
Page(s): 1,125 - 1,135
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9251
DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2011.5751247
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This paper investigates the feasibility of using differential drag as a means of nano-satellite formation control. Differential drag is caused when the ballistic coefficients of the spacecraft in... View More

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