The Technique of Informational Interaction Structural-Parametric Optimization of an Earth’s Remote Sensing Small Spacecraft Cluster

  • Jury S. Manuilov
  • Alexander N. Pavlov
  • Dmitry A. Pavlov
  • Alexey A. Slin’ko
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 765)


Promising orbital remote sensing of the Earth are created in the form of clusters of small spacecraft. One of the central problems of creating small satellites clusters is the development of management systems of their information interaction. The lack of effective control technologies multi-satellite group, transmission, and processing of distributed information huge volumes can negate the impact of the latest achievements in the construction of future space systems usedness. Management system of small spacecraft clusters information interaction should be oriented mostly on maintaining a separate spacecraft and control its production cycle, and to assess the status of the entire cluster and making decisions on its reconfiguration and use for the intended purpose in conditions of limited resources (information, energy, etc.) of the cluster. The solution to such a complex question fraught with difficulties, caused by the imperfection of the existing scientific and methodological apparatus management information by the interaction of complex objects (systems network architecture) [1, 2, 3, 4]. The authors proposed a technique based on the developed models [5], which allows to optimize structure and parameters of the Earth’s remote sensing small spacecraft cluster information interaction system. The article shows that the application of the developed technique enhances the performance of the small spacecraft cluster application.


Remote sensing of the earth A cluster of small spacecraft Information interaction Structural-parametric optimization 



The research described in this paper is partially supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grants 16-07-00779, 16-08-00510, 16-08-01277, 16-29-09482-ofi-i, 17-08-00797, 17-06-00108, 17-01-00139, 17-29-07073-ofi-i, 18-08-01505, 18-07-01272), grant 074-U01 (ITMO University), project 6.1.1 (Peter the Great St. Petersburg Politechnic University) supported by Government of Russian Federation, Program STC of Union State “Technology-SG” (project, state order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation 2.3135.2017/4.6, state research 0073–2014–0009, 0073–2015–0007, International project ERASMUS +, Capacity building in higher education, 73751-EPP-1-2016-1-DE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP, International project KS1309 InnoForestView Innovative information technologies for analyses of negative impact on the cross-border region forests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jury S. Manuilov
    • 2
  • Alexander N. Pavlov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dmitry A. Pavlov
    • 2
  • Alexey A. Slin’ko
    • 2
  1. 1.Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Mozhaisky Military AeroSpace AcademySt. PetersburgRussia

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