The GPS III SV02 satellite uses Aerojet Rocketdyne thrusters for orbit maintenance and adjustment, attitude control
and end-of-life decommissioning.
ENPNewswire-August 26, 2019--Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes Qualification Motor Test for NASA's Orion Launch Abort System Attitude Control
Motor; Milestone demonstrates motor's reliability to enhance astronaut safety
The power and propulsion element will provide power, maneuvering, attitude control
, communications systems and initial docking capabilities.
The 240 technical papers selected for the August 2017 conference are collected in four volumes and arranged into 26 sections such as attitude control
, low-thrust trajectory design, space situational awareness, collision avoidance, attitude estimation, orbital dynamics, earth orbiters, small body modeling, low energy mission design, and spacecraft guidance.
The new spacecraft is engineered to connect to a target satellite via robotic arms and then provide attitude control
assistance and push the satellite back into its proper orbit, according to the academy.
The highest honor Taiwan received at the fair was a second award, given to Yen Po-hsun and Lee Shang-jung of Concordia Middle School, a junior and high school institution in Chiayi City, in the engineering category for their "spherical induction motor with hexahedron stator for attitude control
Since 2014, engineers have noticed that the thrusters Voyager 1 has been using to orient the spacecraft, called "attitude control
thrusters," have been degrading.
MAI has delivered more cubesat attitude control
systems than any other vendor.
The variation in the incidence angles of sunlight with respect to the solar panels is also an important parameter for determining the power generation performance of satellites because this angle varies continuously according to the attitude control
strategy and the revolution of the satellite.
Using the theory of homogeneous system, finite-time stability of the attitude control
system can be guaranteed.
Consequently, the mechanical structure of the QTRA and its strong nonlinearities, unknown external disturbances, coupled dynamics, and multivariable properties, increase the complexity of attitude control
On April 15th JAXA announced the anomaly's cause was a glitch in the attitude control
system, which wrongly thought the spacecraft was rotating and tried to compensate, leading to out-of-control rotation that potentially sent parts--including the solar panels--flying off the craft.