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Jitter Stabilization Experiment For A Precision Pointing Optical System
Author(s): Michael A. Borrello; Mohammed S. Santina; Thomas H. Weight
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Paper Abstract

An experiment employing a precision pointing two-axis gimbal has been constructed to demonstrate and substantiate various aspects of precision pointing of a gimballed laser mirror. The main objective of the experiment is to demonstrate the capabilities of achieving simultaneous pointing accuracy and jitter stability requirements. Results of the experiment have shown that both typical and extreme spacecraft disturbances may be significantly attenuated by a fast servo system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0641, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing, (1 February 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.964427
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Michael A. Borrello, Rockwell International (United States)
Mohammed S. Santina, Rockwell International (United States)
Thomas H. Weight, Rockwell International (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0641:
Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing
Richard R. Auelmann; Herbert L. Richard, Editor(s)

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