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Guidance and Control of “24-hour” Communication Satellites

  • Hans K. Karrenberg
  • Robert E. Roberson
Conference paper

Abstract

Communication satellites will play an important role in astronautics. Although concepts for such systems are diverse, a number use satellites in equatorial “24-hour” orbits and require maintaining both satellite position and orientation. This paper discusses the functional requirements for guidance and control in such applications. It presents concepts for each guidance and control phase and describes their alternative realizations.

Keywords

Orbit Element Communication Satellite Attitude Deviation Solar Radiation Pressure Velocity Increment 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans K. Karrenberg
    • 1
  • Robert E. Roberson
    • 1
  1. 1.Systems Corporation of AmericaLos AngelesUSA

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