Maneuver Detection of Uncooperative Space Objects with Space-Based Optical Surveillance

  • Shufeng ShiEmail author
  • Peng ShiEmail author
  • Yushan ZhaoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 875)


This paper explores the maneuver detection method of uncooperative objects with space-based camera. The camera imaging observation model is first described and the observability calculation method is discussed. Then different thrust dynamic models are described in detail and the orbit determination method using space-based observation data is presented. Finally, in order to detect maneuvers of uncooperative objects, the detection algorithms and procedures for different thrust types are presented innovatively. The simulation analyses are made in impulse and continuous thrust conditions, which confirm that the algorithms in this article satisfy task requirements for uncooperative object detection with space-based camera.


Space camera Space-based surveillance Maneuver detection Uncooperative objects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of AstronauticsBeijing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsBeijingChina

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