Accession Number : ADA316754

Title :   New Developments Abroad in Space Flight Control Technology,

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

Personal Author(s) : Chen, Zugui

PDF Url : ADA316754

Report Date : 01 OCT 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : This article introduces achievements over the past few years and the direction of developments in the major fields involving space control technology at the 12th Conference on Space Automated Control. It emphasizes a description of ground testing technology of space vehicle GNC systems, space vehicle autonomous control technology, space robot technology and mechanical arm technology as well as flexible space vehicle control technology and GPS navigation technology. Finally it concludes with an introduction of experiences and lessons of several foreign space vehicles and recommendations for China's space platforms and modularizing mode control systems.

Descriptors :   *FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, *SPACE FLIGHT, TEST AND EVALUATION, GROUND LEVEL, SPACE TECHNOLOGY, SPACECRAFT, FOREIGN, ROBOTS, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE