Accession Number : AD0640321
Title : UNIFIED GEODETIC PARAMETER PROGRAM (GEOPS). VOLUME I OF II- MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS.
Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 8 Dec 64-25 Mar 66,
Corporate Author : WOLF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORP BLADENSBURG MD APPLIED SCIENCES DEPT
Personal Author(s) : Kahler,H. R. ; Wells,W. T.
Report Date : 25 MAR 1966
Pagination or Media Count : 278
Abstract : A detailed mathematical description is presented associated with the computer program which will recursively obtain minimum variance estimates of orbital parameters, geopotential coefficients, station locations, and tracking systems error model coefficients from measurements taken by diverse electronic and optical tracking systems.
Descriptors : (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, *GEODESICS), MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, PERTURBATION THEORY, SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEMS, CELESTIAL MECHANICS
Subject Categories : Geodesy
Computer Programming and Software
Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE