Simulation of Manipulator Deployment and Satellite Capturing Dynamics
Schäfer, B. and Lösch, M. and Landzettel, K. (1998) Simulation of Manipulator Deployment and Satellite Capturing Dynamics. Astra `98, Noordwijk, NL, 1-3 Dec 1998.
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Capturing of a non-cooperative, free-floating target satellite in geostationary orbit by means of a robotic-based servicing satellite system is an extremely challenging task involving complex operational mission manoeuvers such as sensor-based rendezvousing, visual inspection, final approach, capturing and stabilization. Intensive simulations of the dynamic interactions between all parts of the complete system, i.e. chaser and target satellite and a flexible manipuator system in between of both, are therfore required in order toevaluate the final approach phase and the capturing strategies and to design the attitude control system (ACS) of the chaser satellite. A multibody system dynamics simulation tool with O(n) formalism including flexible dynamic influences has been used for these tasks. The off- line simulationsproved successfully for supporting efficiiently the ACS design.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||Simulation of Manipulator Deployment and Satellite Capturing Dynamics|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-3|
|Keywords:||Dynamic Simulation, Multibody Systems, Manipulator Deployment, Satellite Capturing|
|Event Title:||Astra `98, Noordwijk, NL, 1-3 Dec 1998|
|Organizer:||5th ESA Workshop: ASTRA `98 Advanced Space Technologies for Robots and Automation, ESTEC|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Space|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W SY - Technik für Raumfahrtsysteme|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W SY - Technik für Raumfahrtsysteme|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Space Operations and Astronaut Training > Hauptabteilung Raumflugmissionen|
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2005|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 17:34|
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