Autonomous detection, navigation, and propulsion for satellites

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dc.contributor.author Badger, Stanley
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-11T16:32:15Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-11T16:32:15Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-11T16:32:15Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1402
dc.description.abstract With the increasing number of satellites and space debris in all orbits the need for individual satellites to be able to autonomously detect and determine methods to navigate around them is increasing. Even with continued input and control from a ground station, the ability for a satellite to act to save itself from obstacles not visible from ground stations, or if communications were temporarily lost could be key to saving millions of dollars in hardware as well as improving overall performance and operational lifetimes. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Autonomous en
dc.subject Detection en
dc.subject Navigation en
dc.subject Propulsion en
dc.subject Satellites en
dc.title Autonomous detection, navigation, and propulsion for satellites en
dc.type Report en
dc.description.degree Master of Science en
dc.description.level Masters en
dc.description.department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering en
dc.description.advisor William B. Kuhn en
dc.subject.umi Engineering, Electronics and Electrical (0544) en
dc.date.published 2009 en
dc.date.graduationmonth May en


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