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Probabilistic initial orbit determination

Armellin, R and Di Lizia, P (2016) Probabilistic initial orbit determination In: 26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 2016-02-14 - 2016-02-18, Napa, California, U.S.A..

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Future space surveillance requires dealing with uncertainties directly in the initial orbit determination phase. We propose an approach based on Taylor differential algebra to both solve the initial orbit determination (IOD) problem and to map uncertainties from the observables space into the orbital elements space. This is achieved by approximating in Taylor series the general formula for pdf mapping through nonlinear transformations. In this way the mapping is obtained in an elegant and general fashion. The proposed approach is applied to both angles-only and two position vectors IOD for objects in LEO and GEO.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Subjects : Electronic Engineering
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
Armellin, R
Di Lizia, P
Date : 14 February 2016
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2016 American Astronautical Society
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmailORCID, R, RP, MT, AL Astronautical Society (AAS),
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 21 Dec 2016 16:06
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 19:01

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