Translator Disclaimer
31 May 2006 Contact dynamics simulations for robotic servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
This paper addresses contact dynamics simulations for a Hubble Robotic Servicing mission. First, the modeling of the robotic system is introduced. The simulation models of the robotic system include: flexible body dynamics, control system models and geometric models of the contacting bodies. These models are incorporated into MDA's simulation facility, the multibody dynamics simulator "Space Station Portable Operations Training Simulator (SPOTS)". Three contact dynamics simulation examples of the robotic servicing operations are presented: (1) capture of the Hubble Space Telescope, (2) berthing the Hubble Space Telescope to the Hubble Robotic Vehicle and (3) inserting the Wide Field Camera into the Hubble Space Telescope.
© (2006) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Jiegao Wang, Raja Mukherji, Mariano Ficocelli, Andrew Ogilvie, and Craig Rice "Contact dynamics simulations for robotic servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope", Proc. SPIE 6221, Modeling, Simulation, and Verification of Space-based Systems III, 622103 (31 May 2006); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.665348
PROCEEDINGS
9 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

ROTEX: space telerobotic flight experiment
Proceedings of SPIE (December 20 1993)
Learning control of robotic manipulators
Proceedings of SPIE (September 15 1992)
Sign language for telemanipulation
Proceedings of SPIE (December 20 1995)
Situation assessment for space telerobotics
Proceedings of SPIE (January 31 1991)
Future needs for space robots for SEI
Proceedings of SPIE (February 29 1992)
Construction engineering robot kit: warfighter experiment
Proceedings of SPIE (January 18 2009)

Back to Top