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Guidance and Control Strategy for the CALLISTO Flight Experiment

Sagliano, Marco and Tsukamoto, Taro and Maces Hernandez, Jose Alfredo and Seelbinder, David and Ishimoto, Shinji and Dumont, Etienne (2019) Guidance and Control Strategy for the CALLISTO Flight Experiment. EUCASS Association. 8th EUCASS CONFERENCE FOR AERONAUTICS AND AEROSPACE SCIENCES, 01-04 Jul 2019, Madrid, Spain.

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Abstract

In order to make access to space more affordable for both scientific and commercial activities the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) joined in a trilateral agreement to develop and demonstrate key technologies for a future reusable launch vehicle. In the joint project CALLISTO (Cooperative Action Leading to Launcher Innovation in Stage Toss back Operations) a reusable vertical take-off, vertical landing rocket is developed as a demonstrator for a reusable first stage. The test flight operations will take place at the Guiana Space Centre (GSC), in French Guiana. This paper gives a textual overview of the control strategies of the DLR/JAXA guidance and control subsystem for the CALLISTO test flights. The main assumptions adopted for design and simulation will be illustrated, and an overview of the foreseen mission profiles will be given. The missions consist of multiple flight phases having different aerodynamic configurations of the vehicle: the ascent phase, the boost-back maneuvers, the aerodynamic phase, and the powered descent and landing phase. We describe the sequence of events and the high-level G&C mode for each phase, including the criteria for the phase transitions as evaluated by the on-board computer. To autonomously control the vehicle during the different flight phases multiple classic and modern control methods are utilized. Finally some simulation results based on a preliminary G&C design are being discussed

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/128999/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Title:Guidance and Control Strategy for the CALLISTO Flight Experiment
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Sagliano, MarcoMarco.Sagliano (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1026-0693
Tsukamoto, TaroJAXAUNSPECIFIED
Maces Hernandez, Jose AlfredoJose.MacesHernandez (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Seelbinder, Daviddavid.seelbinder (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4080-3169
Ishimoto, ShinjiJAXAUNSPECIFIED
Dumont, EtienneEtienne.Dumont (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4618-0572
Date:2 July 2019
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Publisher:EUCASS Association
Status:Published
Keywords:CALLISTO Reusability Entry, Descent, and Landing, Guidance and Control
Event Title:8th EUCASS CONFERENCE FOR AERONAUTICS AND AEROSPACE SCIENCES
Event Location:Madrid, Spain
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:01-04 Jul 2019
Organizer:EUCASS association
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Transport
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R RP - Raumtransport
DLR - Research theme (Project):Proj RLV-Schlüsseltechnologien
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Navigation and Control Systems
Institute of Space Systems > Systems Engineering and Project Office
Deposited By: Sagliano, Marco
Deposited On:03 Sep 2019 10:51
Last Modified:03 Sep 2019 10:51

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