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Star field simulator for the Spacelab instrument pointing system fixed-head star trackers
Author(s): Francis C. Wessling; Mark A. Vander Does
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to describe the design and use of Star Field Simulator technology for ground-based check-out of star tracker systems in a closed loop environment. An operational overview, system setup, specifications and acceptance test results, as well as the observed system limitations are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 July 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2221, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing VIII, (5 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178926
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Francis C. Wessling, McDonnell Douglas Aerospace (United States)
Mark A. Vander Does, TRW, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2221:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing VIII
Michael K. Masten; Larry A. Stockum; Morris M. Birnbaum; George E. Sevaston, Editor(s)

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