Application of Pursuit Algorithms for space missions

Yang, T., Radice, G., Zhang, W., Chen, X. and Wang, Z. (2009) Application of Pursuit Algorithms for space missions. In: 2009 IEEE Aerospace Conference. Series: IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society: Piscataway, NJ, p. 4839334. (doi: 10.1109/AERO.2009.4839334)

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This paper investigates the applicability of Pursuit Algorithm (PA), including Classic Pursuit Algorithm in Circle (ClaPAIC) and Cyclic Pursuit Algorithm (CyPA) into the field of space missions. The implementation of PA has been applied to a number of typical scenarios: formation replenishment, rendezvous and docking and formation reconfiguration. Simulation results show the effectiveness when ClaPAIC and CyPA are accurately designed for the mission, and indicate that PA may be a promising tool in the design of spacecraft maneuvers. The small fuel cost in the case of TPF deployment and formation maintenance shows that PA control is also effective when ClaPAIC and CyPA are arranged, and control gain kα is selected properly

Item Type:Book Sections
Additional Information:2009 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 7, 2009 - March 14, 2009 Series ISSN: 1095-323X
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Radice, Dr Gianmarco and Yang, Miss Tao
Authors: Yang, T., Radice, G., Zhang, W., Chen, X., and Wang, Z.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Autonomous Systems and Connectivity
Publisher:IEEE Computer Society

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