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SATELLITE COLLISION PREDICTION AND AVOIDANCE SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009823D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-20

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
David E. Gaylor Robert Gottlieb Steven J. Sponaugle

Abstract

This paper presents methods for predicting potential collisions between satellites, computing the probability of collision and determining orbital maneuvers to avoid those collisions. These techniques are particularly useful for designing and operating large satellite constellations.