Accession Number : ADA313310

Title :   Determination of a Target's Range and Position by PSD Optical Sensor,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Xiping, Cai ; Yongjiang, Dai

PDF Url : ADA313310

Report Date : 22 JUL 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A new method to measure the range and position of a space flight during the rendezvous and docking between two spacecraft are presented in this paper. A model is built to demonstrate the scheme experimentally. It is shown that the scheme is practicable.

Descriptors :   *POSITION FINDING, *RANGE FINDING, *OPTICAL DETECTORS, *SPACECRAFT DOCKING, *RENDEZVOUS SPACECRAFT, MEASUREMENT, POSITION(LOCATION), TARGETS, SENSITIVITY, TRANSLATIONS, SPACE FLIGHT, TARGET POSITION INDICATORS, CHINA.

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors
      Astronautics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE