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A Numerical Approach for Station Keeping of Geostationary Satellite Using Hybrid Propagator and Optimization Technique
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A Numerical Approach for Station Keeping of Geostationary Satellite Using Hybrid Propagator and Optimization Technique
Jung, Ok-Chul; No, Tae-Soo; Kim, Hae-Dong; Kim, Eun-Kyou;
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In this paper, a method of station keeping strategy using relative orbital motion and numerical optimization technique is presented for geostationary satellite. Relative position vector with respect to an ideal geostationary orbit is generated using high precision orbit propagation, and compressed in terms of polynomial and trigonometric function. Then, this relative orbit model is combined with optimization scheme to propose a very efficient and flexible method of station keeping planning. Proper selection of objective and constraint functions for optimization can yield a variety of station keeping methods improved over the classical ones. Nonlinear simulation results have been shown to support such concept.
Geostationary Satellite;Station Keeping;Orbit Propagation;Optimization Technique;
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