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