• Navigation filter design and comparison for Texas 2 STEP nanosatellite 

    Wright, Cinnamon Amber (2009-12)
    A Discrete Extended Kalman Filter has been designed to process measurements from a magnetometer, sun sensor, IMU, and GPS receiver to provide the relative position, velocity, attitude, and gyro bias of a chaser spacecraft ...
  • Proximity operations of nanosatellites in Low Earth Orbit 

    Almond, Scott Douglas (2013-12)
    A mission architecture consisting of two NASA LONESTAR-2 satellites in Low Earth Orbit is considered. The craft are equipped with cross-communication radios and GPS units. Analyses are conducted for ejection, thruster ...