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Navigation Applications of Space Based ADS-B Information

Schmitt, Dirk-Roger and Morlang, Frank and Moser, Simone and Kaltenhäuser, Sven (2019) Navigation Applications of Space Based ADS-B Information. In: Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC. International Astronautical Federation. 70th International Austronautical Congress, 21. - 25. Oct. 2019, Washington, DC, USA.

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Abstract

The Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is seen as an important technology to improve Air Traffic Surveillance (ATS) and Air Traffic Control (ATC) capabilities. Today, ADS-B is an established technology, globally and widely used in continental airspace. Since 2008 the German Aerospace Center (DLR) started to prove that 1090ES ADS-B signals broadcasted by aircraft can be received on board of low earth orbiting (LEO) satellites. This was validated in 2013 by world's first in-orbit demonstration of a space-based ADS-B system, hosted on the ESA satellite PROBA-V. The introduction of space-based ADS-B opens new opportunities, e.g. by complementing and enhancing the existing terrestrial ADS-B. Today, several commercial service providers are operating LEO constellations and offering the service of their received ADS-B data. Several new constellations are planned. In this context new services to use the space-based data and to fuse them with other data from ground based surveillance systems are being discussed. So-space based ADS-B data can be fused with ground based ADS-B and radar surveillance data to obtain a higher level of situational awareness in the airspace. This is of increasing interest in the vicinity of airports where still some surveillance lacks might exist which can be filled-up by space data.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/131107/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Navigation Applications of Space Based ADS-B Information
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Schmitt, Dirk-RogerDirk-Roger.Schmitt (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9672-1149
Morlang, Frankfrank.morlang (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Moser, SimoneOHB LuxspaceUNSPECIFIED
Kaltenhäuser, Svensven.kaltenhaeuser (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2085-7979
Date:25 October 2019
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Publisher:International Astronautical Federation
Status:Published
Keywords:ADS-B, PROBA-V, Commercial Space, Spaceflight, Airports, Air Traffic Management, SWIM
Event Title:70th International Austronautical Congress
Event Location:Washington, DC, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:21. - 25. Oct. 2019
Organizer:International Astronautical Federation
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Efficient Flight Guidance
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Guidance
Deposited By: Schmitt, Dr.-Ing. Dirk-Roger
Deposited On:26 Nov 2019 09:11
Last Modified:26 Nov 2019 09:11

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