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Real-time spacecraft simulator with animated graphics
Author(s): Joohwan Chun; Thomas Kailath
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Paper Abstract

We have built a spacecraft simulator which displays realistic graphics in real-time on an inexpensive personnel computer (PC). The dynamics of the spacecraft, the positions of the sun, the moon and the earth, and the direction of stars are calculated accurately. The primary use of the simulator would be in the education of statistical signal processing. A student can try a new algorithm for each of the existing modules of the spacecraft by writing a C-code and integrating it with the rest of the simulator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4091, Imaging Technology and Telescopes, (31 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.405777
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Joohwan Chun, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Thomas Kailath, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4091:
Imaging Technology and Telescopes
James W. Bilbro; James B. Breckinridge; Mark J. Eckart; James B. Breckinridge; Richard A. Carreras; Richard A. Carreras; James W. Bilbro; Stanley R. Czyzak; Robert D. Fiete; Mark J. Eckart; Robert D. Fiete; Paul S. Idell, Editor(s)

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