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Large-scale dimensional measurement in the space environment using multi-lateration techniques
Author(s): Graham Peggs; Ben Hughes; Alistair Forbes

Paper Abstract

Multi-lateration measurement techniques are described which are expected to lead to significant improvements in the accuracy with which large structures, such as optical and x-ray telescopes and radar arrays, could be precisely assembled in space. A high-accuracy system is described, the working volume of which could be significantly extended for use in such applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10569, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2000, 1056907 (21 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2307949
Show Author Affiliations
Graham Peggs, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)
Ben Hughes, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)
Alistair Forbes, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10569:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2000
Georges Otrio, Editor(s)

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