16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

Estimation of Position and Velocity in Space Navigation


Lecture notes on estimation of position and velocity in space navigation, recursive formulation of the navigation algorithm, propagating the covariance matrix P and the error transition matrix W, Encke’s method of orbital integration, Encke’s method, navigating to Mars, and navigating to the Moon.

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Fall 2008
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