ASEN 6014 - Spacecraft Formation Flying Course uri icon



  • Studies the dynamic modeling and control of spacecraft formations orbiting about a planet. Investigate linear and nonlinear relative motion descriptions, rectilinear and curvilinear coordinates, orbit element difference based descriptions, J2-invariant relative orbits, as well as Lyapunov-based relative motion control strategies. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 5050 or instructor consent required. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.