1 May 1986 Advanced opto-electronical Sensors for autonomous Rendezvous-/Docking and Proximity Operations in Space
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Proceedings Volume 0591, Solid-State Imagers and Their Applications; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952089
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
Abstract
MBB has started experimental work on three types of candidate optical sensors for Rendezvous & Docking (RVD) tasks, active laser diode radars, CCD cameras and position detector sensors plus combination of these. The result obtained until now with a test lab (including motion simulation) make each of them a promising candidate for this kind of applications for different range regimes. These sensors are conceived as multi-sensor head systems together with a central processing unit to provide applicability beyond docking of space platforms. A description of the sensors, their technical development requirements, achieved performance results and combination packages plus a proposal for in-orbit test missions is given in the paper.
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B. Kunkel, B. Kunkel, R. Lutz, R. Lutz, S. Manhart, S. Manhart, } "Advanced opto-electronical Sensors for autonomous Rendezvous-/Docking and Proximity Operations in Space", Proc. SPIE 0591, Solid-State Imagers and Their Applications, (1 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.952089; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952089
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