Study of Fault Pattern Recognition for Spacecraft Based on DTW Algorithm

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 571)


A time series analysis method for spacecraft telemetry data is presented in this paper. For spacecraft testing and on-orbit flight, this method can monitor the changes of telemetry data automatically and identify the failure modes of spacecraft. Using dynamic time warping (DTW) algorithm, combining historical data samples as well as fault cases with this method analyzes the similarity of telemetry data transformed into time series. By comparing the results of analysis with the results of DTW distance calculation, the relative deviation of data is measured and the abnormal data in fault mode is identified. The results show that the telemetry data analysis method based on DTW algorithm can effectively detect data anomalies and realize fault identification, which has a certain application prospect.


DTW Spacecraft Data analysis Fault recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Manned Space System EngineeringBeijingChina

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