16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

Space Navigation: The Position Fix


Lecture notes on space navigation, the line of position, the position fix, determining the measurement geometry vector, measuring the angle between a near object and a star, measuring the angle between two near objects, the measurement geometry matrix, Gauss’ method of least squares, solution of least squares problem, application of Gauss’ method of least squares to space navigation, and the information matrix.

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Fall 2008
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Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions