Accession Number : AD0687215
Title : ANALYSIS OF AN OPTICAL POSITION DETERMINING DEVICE (SYSTEM 6.1).
Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CALIF
Report Date : 22 AUG 1958
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : The particular system under consideration takes sightings on Earth and Moon, measures the angles between these sightings and its attitude reference, and then, with a priori knowledge of the Earth-Moon distance calculates its position in a coordinate system.
Descriptors : (*SPACE FLIGHT, CELESTIAL GUIDANCE), (*LUNAR TRAJECTORIES, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS), DIRECTION FINDING, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, MIDCOURSE GUIDANCE, TERMINAL GUIDANCE
Subject Categories : Space Navigation and Guidance
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE