Accession Number : AD0686990

Title :   AUTOMATIC RENDEZVOUS IN SPACE,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Legostaev,V. P. ; Raushenbakh,B. V.

Report Date : 05 DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : A system of automatic rendezvous and docking of artificial earth satellites, similar to the system used for the Cosmos 186-188 and 212-213 pairs, is presented. The basic coordinate systems, the equations of motion, and the components and operation of the guidance system are described. System operation logic is discussed and a brief summary of the first experiment (Cosmos 186-188) is given.

Descriptors :   (*RENDEZVOUS SPACECRAFT, RENDEZVOUS TRAJECTORIES), (*SPACECRAFT DOCKING, AUTOMATIC), EQUATIONS OF MOTION, GUIDANCE, FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, SYMPOSIA, USSR

Subject Categories : Astronautics
      Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE