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Simulations and Flight Tests of a New Nonlinear Controller for the EAGLE Lander

Sagliano, Marco and Dumke, Michael and Theil, Stephan (2019) Simulations and Flight Tests of a New Nonlinear Controller for the EAGLE Lander. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 56 (1), pp. 259-272. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). doi: 10.2514/1.A34161. ISSN 0022-4650.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A34161


This paper describes the complete control strategy developed for EAGLE, a Vertical Takeoff, Vertical-Landing vehicle conceived and realized by the German Aerospace Center for the testing and the validation of GNC technologies. A nonlinear controller, divided in thrust-vector control and position control, based on Sliding Mode Theory, has been developed. Simulations and real flight tests, realized in a DLR ad-hoc facility, are described. Results show that the proposed control strategy is able to successfully control EAGLE in a highly constrained scenario, as well as in the presence of multiple uncertainties and disturbances

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/129000/
Document Type:Article
Title:Simulations and Flight Tests of a New Nonlinear Controller for the EAGLE Lander
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Sagliano, MarcoUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1026-0693UNSPECIFIED
Dumke, MichaelUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5587-7884UNSPECIFIED
Theil, StephanUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5346-8091UNSPECIFIED
Date:1 January 2019
Journal or Publication Title:Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Page Range:pp. 259-272
Publisher:American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Series Name:AIAA
Keywords:EAGLE, VTVL, Landing, Control
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Space Exploration
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Landetechnologien (old)
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Navigation and Control Systems
Deposited By: Sagliano, Marco
Deposited On:03 Sep 2019 10:53
Last Modified:22 Nov 2023 07:28

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