Navigation for Satellite Formation Flying

Robert Głębocki , Mariusz Jacewicz


This paper deals with the case of a target satellite in an unknown orientation and location with respect to the master satellite. Feature based monocular pose estimation vision system was presented. The results of analysis, implementation and testing of simulation intended for vision-based navigation applications such as rendezvous of satellites and formation flying are shown. The mobile robot was used as the platform for the vision system. Pose estimation algorithms were implemented in Matlab environment. It was obtained that the proposed method is robust on varying and low light conditions.
Author Robert Głębocki (FPAE / IAAM)
Robert Głębocki,,
- The Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics
, Mariusz Jacewicz (FPAE / IAAM)
Mariusz Jacewicz,,
- The Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics
Journal seriesProblemy Mechatroniki. Uzbrojenie, lotnictwo, inżynieria bezpieczeństwa, ISSN 2081-5891
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.85
Keywords in Englishsatellite, vision navigation, autonomous docking
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)8
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ScoreMinisterial score = 8.0, 23-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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