Final Programme

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Monday
2 June 2014

Tuesday
3 June 2014

Wednesday
4 June 2014

Thursday
5 June 2014

Friday
6 June 2014

09:00

-

 10:40

Opening Address

Session 3a:

Miniaturization & new technology trends

Session 3b:

Autonomy & FDIR

Session 5a:

Advances in Sensors & Actuators 1

Session 5b:

Advances in Control & Estimation 1

Session 7a:

Autonomous Navigation 1

Session 7b:

Student Session

Session 9a:

Future Missions

Session 9b:

Space Transportation

Session 1:

Current Missions

10:40

Coffee Break

11:10

-

12:25

Session 1:

Current Missions

Session 3a: Miniaturization & new technology trends

Session 3b: Autonomy & FDIR

Session 5a:

Advances in Sensors & Actuators 1

Session 5b:

Advances in Control & Estimation 1

Session 7a:

Autonomous Navigation 1

Session 7b:

Student Session

Session 9a:

Future Missions

Session 9b:

Space Transportation

Closing Address (12:00)

12:25

Lunch Break

14:00

-

15:40

Session 2a:

Current Missions II

Session 2b:

High Accuracy Pointing

Session 4a:

In-Orbit Experiences

Session 4b:

Debris mitigation & removal

Session 6a:

Advances in Sensors & Actuators 2

Session 6b:

Advances in Control & Estimation 2

Session 8a:

Autonomous Navigation 2

Session 8b:

Exploration Missions

15:40

                                                                  Coffee Break

16:10

 -

17:50

Session 2a: Current Missions II

Session 2b: High Accuracy Pointing

Session 4a:

In-Orbit Experiences

Session 4b:

Debris mitigation & removal

Session 6a:

Advances in Sensors & Actuators 2

Session 6b:

Advances in Control & Estimation 2

Session 8a:

Autonomous Navigation 2

Session 8b:

Exploration Missions

17:50

                                                             End of Sessions

Evening events

Conference Dinner at Graham's Port Wine Lodge & Vinum Restaurant

GNC 2014 Exhibition & Poster Session Opening

Open Bar & Buffet

Click here for Posters

Douro River Cruise and

Dinner Show at

"Herança Magna"

Oceanside Dinner

at Ar d'Mar

 

 

   

Monday, 2 June 2014

Session 1: Current Missions

Chair: Girouart, B., ESA

Co-Chair: Nugteren, P., ESA

 

 

09:00

Opening Address

Benoit, A., ESA

09:25

Eurostar E3000: ADCS Evolutions Towards Future Missions
Fosse, X.1; Bourdon, J.1; Lainé, I.1; Guyot, P.1, Kowaltschek, S.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands

09:50

Meteosat Third Generation AOCS Overview
Battilana, M.; Ascani, L.; Bindel, D.; Jacquemard, M.; Rigot, G.; Lübke-Ossenbeck, B.
OHB System AG, Germany

10:15

The EUCLID AOCS Science Mode Design
Bacchetta, A.1; Saponara, M.1; Torasso, A.1; Saavedra Criado, G.2; Girouart, B.3
1Thales Alenia Space Italy, Italy; 2ESA/ESTEC, Spain; 3ESA/ESTEC, France

10:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 1: Current Missions

Chair: Girouart, B., ESA

Co-Chair: Nugteren, P., ESA

 

 

11:10

Evolution of the AOCS Design for EDRS and the satellites of the Small GEO Family
Chasset, C.; Bodin, P.1; Larsson, R.; Edfors, A.
  1OHB Sweden, Sweden; 2OHB System, Germany; 3Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 4ESTEC, Netherlands

11:35

Design of the NEMO-AM Attitude and Orbit Control System
Ibrahim, N. S.; Grocott, S. C. O.; Zee, R. E.
Space Flight Laboratory, Canada

12:00

The Sentinel-2 Satellite Attitude Control System - Challenges and Solutions
Wiedermann, G.; Gockel, W.; Winkler, S.; Reggio, D.
Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

Back to Overview

12:25

Lunch Break

 

Session 2a: Current Missions II

Chair: Casasco, M., ESA

Co-Chair: Bodin,P., OHB

Sessions 2b: High Accuracy Pointing

Chair: Sechi, G., ESA

Co-chair: Fichter, W., Univerity of Stuttgart

14:00

EXOMARS 2016, Orbiter  Modulebus a  GNC Development Update
Renault, H.1; Sergent, N.1; Chevallier, M.2; Bacchetta, A.3; Temperanza, D.4
1Thales Alenia Space - France, France; 2Thales Alenia Space - Italy, France; 3Thales Alenia Space -  Italy, Italy; 4ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

Guidance, Navigation, and Control Performance for the GOES-R Spacecraft
Chapel, J1; Clapp, B1; Stancliffe, D1; Bevacqua, T1; Rood, T2; Freesland, D3; Krimchansky, A4
1Lockheed Martin Space Systems, United States; 2ASI, Inc., United States; 3ACS Engineering, United States; 4NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, United States

14:25

Histogram Filter for Attitude Determination of Small Asteroid Lander
Schlotterer, M.
German Aerospace Center, DLR, Germany

Pointing budgeting using the ESA Pointing Error Engineering Handbook and Tool: benefits and limitations
Ott, T.1; Wiedermann, G.1; Crombez, V.2; Damilano, P.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France

14:50

The Bepicolombo Attitude And Orbit Control System
Szerdahelyi, L.1; Fugger, S.1; Espeillac, P.1; Monroig, G.2; Pareaud, Th. 2; Casasco, M.3
1Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

SPICA Micro-vibration Control System Design for Precision Pointing Stability
Mitani, S1; Kawakatsu, Y2; Sakai, S2; Murakami, N1; Yamawaki, T1; Mizutani, T1; Komatsu, K2;  Nakagawa, T2
1Aerospace Research and Development Directorate, JAXA, Japan; 2Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA, Japan

15:15

Proba-3: Achieving Formation Flying Millimetre Accuracy 
Tarabini
 Castellani, L.1; Fernández, J.M.1; Llorente, J.S.1; Agenjo, A.1; Mestreau-Garreau, A.2; Cropp, A.2; Santovincenzo, A.2
1SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A., Spain; 2ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

Reaction-Wheels Based AOCS for high Pointing Accuracy and Stability
Cirillo, F.; Winkler, S.; Wiedermann, G.; Wilhelm, R.; Ott, T.
Airbus Defence and Space - Satellites, Germany

Back to Overview

15:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 2a: Current Missions II

Chair: Casasco, M., ESA

Co-Chair: Bodin, P., OHB

Sessions 2b: High Accuracy Pointing

Chair: Sechi, G., ESA

Co-chair: Fichter, W., Univerity of Stuttgart

16:10

Rosetta Hybrid Mode Design
Guignard, A.; Val Serra, S.
Airbus Defence and Space, France

Meteosat Third Generation Fine Pointing Mode Design
Pirson, L; Rouat, O; Deslaef, N; Guichon, D; Roche, Y
Thales Alenia Space, France

16:35

Spacecraft Hybrid (Mixed Actuator) Attitude Control Experiences on NASA Science Missions
Dennehy, C.
NASA, United States

Robust Active Control for Microvibration Mitigation in High Stability Satellite Missions
Falcoz, A.1; Boquet, F.1; Secondi, F.1; Bennani, S.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2ESA, Netherlands

17:00

Travelling to and Landing on Mars Carrying the Exomars 2018 Rover
Buonocore, M.1; Oddenino, D.1; Temperanza, D.2
1Thales Alenia Space Italia, Italy; 2ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

Design and Analysis of High Accuracy LOS Stabilization for GEO High-Resolution Imaging Missions with Onboard Optical Correlator
Chernykh, V.1; Grzelak, S.1; Janschek, K.1; Harnisch, B.2
1Technische Universität Dresden, Germany; 2European Space Agency ESTEC, Netherlands

17:25

LPF Journey to L1: Target Approaching
Pereira, V.; Povoleri, A.
Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom

Comprehensive Investigation of Micro-Vibrations Impact due to Different Disturbance Sources on Spacecraft Pointing Stability and Instrument Performances for the BepiColombo Mission
Vitelli, M.1; Specht, B.1; Boquet, F.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France

Back to Overview

17:50

End of Sessions

Evening Activity: Welcome Event at Graham's Port Wine Lodge & Vinum Restaurant 

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

 

GNC Exhibition Day: The exhibition will run the full day of 3 June 2014, for one day only.

There will be a dedicated Exhibition and Poster Session at the end of the day.

 

Session 3a: Miniaturization & new technology trends

Chair: Airey, S., ESA

Co-chair: Brady, T., Draper Labs

Session 3b: Autonomy & FDIR

Chair: Gherardi, D., ESA

Co-chair: Busseuil, J. TAS

 

 

 

09:00

Miniaturized High Performance MEMS Accelerometer Detector
Gonseth, S.1; Eichenberger, C2; Durrant, D3; Airey, P4
1Colibrys (Switzerland) Ltd, Switzerland; 2HMT microelectronic Ag, Switzerland; 3System Engineering & Assessment Ltd, United Kingdom; 4European Space Agency, Netherlands

Fault-tolerant Spacecraft Attitude Control
Choukroun, D.; Sadon, A.
Ben-Gurion University, ISRAEL

09:25

Single Axis MEMS-based Accelerometer for Space Applications
Petropoulos, A.; Fikos, G; Metaxas, G; Grammatikakis, V.; Zervakis, E.
European Sensor Systems, Greece

Fault Tolerant Control Design for Terminal Rendezvous around Mars
Le Peuvédic, C.1; Charbonnel, C.1; Henry, D.2; Strippoli, L.3; Ankersen, F.4
1Thales Alenia Space - France, France; 2Bordeaux 1 University – IMS-LAPS, France; 3GMV Aerospace and Defence, Spain; 4ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

09:50

Single Axis Miniaturised MEMS IMU Component Demonstrator
Durrant, R1; Morris, S2; Ashby, W3; Redant, S4; Kowaltschek, S5
1SEA, United Kingdom; 2Garfield-Matrics, United Kingdom; 3Optocap, United Kingdom;  4IMEC, Belgium; 5ESA, Netherlands

Sensors Failure Detection and Control Reconfiguration for Entry Phase of USV3 mission
Poderico, Mariana; Morani, G.; Sollazzo, A.; Corraro, F.
CIRA, Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Italy

10:15

Faint Star - An Intelligent Single-Chip Sensor Head for STRs - Development Update
Ogiers, W.1; Gvozdenovic, A.1; Wolfs, B.1; Li, Z.1; Van Wichelen, K.1; Kowaltschek, S.2
1CMOSIS, Belgium; 2ESTEC, Netherlands

FDIR and Robustness for the Solar Orbiter AOCS
Noteborn, R.1; Stenqvist Hanbury, L.1; Larsson, R.1; Veldman, S.1; Myatt, J.2; Pigg, M.2; Yu, M.3; Prezzavento, A.3; Touaty, J.3; Rouquet, J.4; Girouart, B.4
1OHB Sweden, Sweden; 2Tessella Ltd., United Kingdom; 3Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom; 4ESA, Netherlands

Back to Overview

10:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 3a: Miniaturization & new technology trends

Chair: Airey, S., ESA

Co-chair: Brady, T., Draper Labs

Session 3b: Autonomy & FDIR

Chair: Gherardi, D., ESA

Co-chair: Busseuil, J. TAS

11:10

Image Processing chip for Relative Navigation for Lunar Landing
Dunstan, M.1; Hornbostel, K.2
1University of Dundee, United Kingdom; 2Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

Detailed FDI Analysis of AOCS Mode
Brethé, D.1; Dellandrea, B.1; Guiotto, A.2; Jansson, R.3
1Thales Alenia Space - France, France; 2Thales Alenia Space - Italy, Italy; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

11:35

A Miniaturised Attitude Control and Determination System for the QB50 and SME-SAT Missions
Visagie, L1; Forshaw, J L1; Frame, T1; Steyn, WH2; Lappas, V J1
1University of Surrey, United Kingdom; 2University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

A Study on New GN&C and Propulsion System Architecture by Resilience Engineering Approach
Ueda, S.; Nomoto, H.; Kasai, T.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Japan

12:00

From space to Earth and back, sunsensors on a detour

Leijtens, J.1; Uittenhout, J.1; Vandersteen, J.2; Nowak, L.2

1Lens R&D, The Netherlands; 2ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands

System Health Management Design for a Low Earth Orbit Bus and Mission
Indra, S; Masic, I; Ehrhardt, P; Wang, X
SpaceTech GmbH, Germany

Back to Overview

12:25

Lunch Break

 

Session 4a: In-Orbit Experiences

Chair: Van Hattem, F., ESA

Co-chair: Dussy, S., ESA-HQ

Session 4b: Debris Mitigation & Removal

Chair: Erb, S., ESA

Co-chair: Dennehy, C., NASA-GSFC

14:00

In-Flight Demonstration on PROBA-V of Autonomous Forbidden Attitude Avoidance
de Lafontaine, J.1; St-Amour, A.1; Naudet, J.2; Paijmans, B.2; Santandrea, S.3
1NGC Aerospace Ltd., Canada; 2QinetiQ Space nv, Belgium; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

Active Debris Removal GNC Challenges over Design and Required Ground Validation
Colmenarejo, P.; Avilés, M.; Mollinedo, L.
GMV, Spain

14:25

Flight Performance of the IRIS Attitude Control System
van Bezooijen, R.1; Knagenhjelm, V.2; Dougherty, R.2; Boyle, P.2; Pound, D.2
1Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center, United States; 2Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, United States

Advanced Navigation Systems for In-Orbit Demonstration of ADR Proximity Operations
Chabot, T.1; Kanani, K.1; Falcoz, A.1; Kervendal, E.1; Cropp, A.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2ESA, Netherlands

14:50

ALTS Localization System of VEGA Launcher: VV02 Post-Flight Analysis and GPS Issues for Future Hybrid Navigation
Roux, C.; Melara, M.

ELV Spa, Italy

TRADE-OFF Orbital Debris Atmospheric Reentry: Design for Demise vs Controlled Reentry
Heinrich, S.; Tromba, A.; Leglise, F; Tholot, M.; Nold, O.
Altran, France

15:15

Gaia AOCS Flight Results
Colegrove, T.1; Povoleri, A.1; Chapman, P.1; Ecale, E.2; Girouart, B.3
1
Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom; 2Airbus Defence and Space , France; 3European Space Agency, Netherlands

Advances in Experimental Verification of Remote Spacecraft Attitude Control by Coulomb Charging
Stevenson, D.; Schaub, H.
University Of Colorado, United States

Back to Overview

15:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 4a: In-Orbit Experiences

Chair: Van Hattem, F., ESA

Co-chair: Dussy, S., ESA-HQ

Session 4b: Debris Mitigation & Removal

Chair: Erb, S., ESA

Co-chair: Dennehy, C., NASA-GSFC

16:10

GNSS at High Alitudes - Results from the SGR-GEO on GIOVE-A
Unwin, M.1; Blunt, P.1; de Vos van Steenwijk, R.1; Hashida, Y.1; Kowaltschek, S.2
1SSTL, United Kingdom; 2ESA, Netherlands

Numerical Assessment of the Tumbling Motion of Non-Cooperative Debris
Fritsche, B.
Hyperschall Technologie Göttingen, Germany

16:35

Agile Satellites In-Orbit AOCS Performances: From Pleiades to Spot 6, First Application of Airbus DS Versatile LEO Avionics Product

Thieuw, A.
Airbus Defence and Space, France

GNC Challenges for Heavy Debris Removal with Flexible Link
BRUN, P.
Airbus Defence and Space, France

17:00

In-Flight Experience of the Mars Science Laboratory Guidance, Navigation, and Control System for Entry, Descent, and Landing

San Martin, M.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, United States

MUST: Multi-body Dynamics Simulation Tool to support the GNC design for Active Debris Removal with flexible elements
Benvenuto, R.; Lavagna, M.
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

17:25

ALPHASAT, the First In-Orbit Experience of the New European Large Platform
Alvarado, M.1; Massier, S.1; Bettarini, R.2
1THALES ALENIA SPACE, France; 2SELEX ES, Italy

PRISMA IRIDES: Performance at the end of the Drift Phase and Planned Rendezvous Experiments
Bodin, P.; Karlsson, T.; Larsson, R.; Jakobsson, B.; Larsson, B.OHB Sweden, Sweden

Back to Overview

17:50

End of Sessions

Evening Activity: GNC 2014 Exhibition & Poster Session Opening / Open Bar & Buffet

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Session 5a: Advances in Sensors & Actuators 1

Chair: Palomba, M., ESA

Co-chair: Guay, P., CNES

Session 5b: Advances in Control & Estimation 1

Chair: Bennani, S., ESA

Co-chair: Blas, J., DLR

09:00

New Reaction Wheel Assembly Series with High Reliability and Low Disturbance
Izawa, K.1; Kanzawa, T.1; Yamanaka, K.1; Matsumoto, M.2; Taniguchi, N.2
1Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan; 2Mitsubishi Precision co. Ltd, Japan

Frequency Shaping of Estimation Error in Hinf-Based Sensor Data Fusion
Winkler, S.; Dohnal, A.
Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

09:25

Low Noise Pointing Mechanisms
Malric-Smith, F.1; Gossant, A.1; Blais, T.1; Mondier, J.B.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2CNES, France

Codesign Mechanics/Attitude Control for a Simplified AOCS Preliminary Synthesis
Cumer, Ch.1; Alazard, D.2; Grynagier, A.3; Pittet-Mechin, Ch.4
1ONERA, France; 2Université de Toulouse, DMIA,ISAE, France; 3Thales Alenia Space, France;  4CNES, France

09:50

SPACESTAR Product: a Novel star Trackers’ Configuration was Born
Boldrini, F.; Procopio, D.; Berrighi, G.
SELEX ES, Italy

50  Glitch-Free Data Fusion Algorithm for Combining Multiple Attitude Solutions
Yeh, Ming-Yu; Jan, Ying-Wen; Liu, Chen-Tsung; Wu, Andy
National Space Organization, Taiwan

10:15

Hydra Aps Star Tracker - a Family of Products for all Mission Needs
Gelin, B1; Oddos-Marcel, L1; Piot, D1; Martinez, PE2; Kowaltschek, S3
1SODERN, France; 2CNES, France; 3ESA, Netherlands

Passivity Control for Robotics Satellite Docking Simulators
Krenn, R.; Zebenay, M.; Boge, T.
DLR German Aerospace Center, Germany

Back to Overview

10:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 5a: Advances in Sensors & Actuators 1

Chair: Palomba, M., ESA

Co-chair: Guay, P., CNES

Session 5b: Advances in Control & Estimation 1

Chair: Bennani, S., ESA

Co-chair: Bals, J., DLR

11:10

ASTRIX™1000 Ready for Flight
Cros, G.1; Bonnefois, J.J.1; Kowaltschek, S.2; Delavoipiere, G.3
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2ESA, Netherlands; 3CNES, France

In Flight Results of Adaptive Attitude Control law for a Microsatellite
Pittet, C.1; Luzi, A. R.2; Peaucelle, D.3; BiannicC, J-M.2; Mignot, J.1
1CNES, France; 2ONERA, France; 3LAAS-CNRS, France

11:35

IRES-C: the Best Candidate Sensor for the Earth Pointed Safe Mode on LEO Satellites
Boldrini, F.; Brogi, S.; Monnini, E.
SELEX ES, Italy

Deterministic L-infinity Actuator Commanding for Higher Agility, Larger Offloading Cycle and Less Propellant Consumption Without Changing Hardware
Winkler, S.; Schindler, T.
Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

12:00

3D Camera Technology Trade-off and Breadboard Demonstration for Space Applications
Christy, J.1; Bohn, P.2; Schumann-Olsen, H.3; Biggio, A.4; Kowaltschek, S.5
1Thales Alenia Space - France, France; 2TERMA, DENMARK; 3SINTEF, Norway; 4Thales Alenia   Space - Italy, Italy; 5ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

Post-Mission Analysis of Flight Results from the SHEFEX-2 Hybrid Navigation System Experiment
Theil, S.; Steffes, S,; Samaan, M.
DLR Institute of Space Systems, Germany

Back to Overview

12:25

Lunch Break

 

Session 6a: Advances in Sensors & Actuators 2

Chair: Dauphin, H., ESA

Co-chair: Andrau, B., Airbus Defence and Space

Session 6b: Advances in Control & Estimation 2

Chair: Bennani, S., ESA

Co-chair: Choukroun, D., TU Delft

14:00

Disturbances in Reaction Wheels: from Measurement to Modelling
Le, M. P.1; van der Heide, E.2; van Put, P.2; Seiler, R.3; Ellenbroek, M. H. M4; Cottaar, E. J. E.5
1Moog Bradford/Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands; 2MOOG Bradford, Netherlands; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands; 4University of Twente, Netherlands; Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Robust Rendezvous Planning using Model Predictive Control: Some Results Issued from Research   and Technological Studies
Berges, J.-C.1; Arzelier, D.2; Louembet, Ch.2; Cristaldi, A.2
1CNES, France; 2Laas/Cnrs, France

14:25

ACS Actuator Based on Magnetically Levitated Spherical Rotor
Wawrzaszek, R.1; Rossini, Leopoldo2; Onillon, Emmanuel2; Seweryn, Karol1; Sidz, Michal1; Boletis, Alexis3; Mingard, Stefan3; Beuselinck, Tom4; Van Bavinchove, Christophe4; Cazorla, Carolina5;  Serin, Jerome6
1Space Research Centre of PAS, POLAND; 2Swiss Center for Electronic and Microtechnology  CSEM, Switzerland; 3Maxon Motor AG, Switzerland; 4Redshift, Belgium; 5SENER Ingeneria 
y Sistemas S.A., Spain; 6Societe Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aeronautiques SABCA, Belgium

Robust Controller Design and Testing of an Active Isolation for a Payload-Launcher System
Strauch, H.; Jetzschmann, C.; Albus, J.
Airbus Defence and Space , Germany

14:50

HAS3: A New Generation CMOS Image Sensor for AOCS Star Tracking
Deruytere, P.; Innocent, M.; Van Aken, D.
ON Semiconductor Belgium, Belgium

Long-Distance, Low-Earth-Orbit, Drag-Free Integrated Orbit and Formation Control for the Next Generation Gravity Mission
Canuto, E.1; Colangelo, L.1; Buonocore, M.2; Massotti, L.3; Girouart, B.3
1Politecnico di Torino, Italy; 2Thales Alenia Space Italia, Italy; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

15:15

GYROMETER REGYS20 – Lesson Learnt 
Flory, R1; Le Noir, Y2
1Thales Alenia Space, France; 2Sagem Defense securite, France

Synthesis of Structured Controllers for Performance and Numerical Implementation Mastering
Falcoz, A.1; Kervendal, E.1; Pittet, C.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2CNES, France

Back to Overview

15:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 6a: Advances in Sensors & Actuators 2

Chair: Dauphin, H., ESA

Co-chair: Andrau, B., Airbus Defence and Space

Session 6b: Advances in Control & Estimation 2

Chair: Bennani, S., ESA

Co-chair: Choukroun, D., TU Delft

16:10

Multi-headed Star Tracker 348K – Next Stop is Space. Final in-Earth validation results
Knyazev, V.; Karelin, A.; Zybin, Yu.; Videtskikh, Yu.; Hebhard, A.
JSC "SPE "Geofizika-Cosmos", Russian Federation

Robust Precision Pointing Control Design for Spacecraft with Disturbance Transients
Ott, T.1; Winkler, S.2; Cirillo, F.2; Fichter, W.1
1iFR, University of Stuttgart, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

16:35

Advances in Quartz Coriolis Vibrating Gyroscope for space applications
Guerard, J.; Levy, R.; Janiaud, D.; Le Traon, O.
ONERA, France

Beyond Kalman Filtering - Evaluation of Filter Techniques for Autonomous Relative Navigation
Benninghoff, H.; Boge, T.
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

17:00

Autonomous Star Sensor ASTRO APS – Flight Experience on Alphasat
Schmidt, U.; Fiksel, T.; Kwiatkowski, A.; Steinbach, I.; Michel, K.
Jena-Optronik GmbH, Germany

Applying the Dynamic Inversion Concept on the Agile Spacecraft with Control Moment Gyros
Kornienko, A.; Rieber, J.
Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

17:25

Breadboard Model of a 3D LIDAR Sensor for Real-Time Pose Estimation of Spacecraft
Rems, F.1; Fritz, S.2; Boge, T.1
1German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany; 2Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany

Optimisation based Worst Case Analysis of iGNC of Rendezvous and Capture in Mars Sample Return Mission
Mujumdar, A.1; Gomez, N.2; Menon, P.P.1; Strippoli, L.2; Ankersen, F.3
1University of Exeter, United Kingdom; 2GMV, Spain; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

Back to Overview

17:50

End of Sessions

Evening Activity: Drinks aboard a Rabelo & Dinner Show at "Herança Magna"

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Session 7a: Autonomous Navigation 1

Chair: Dubois Matras, O., ESA

Co-chair: Rebuffat, D., ESA

Session 7b: Student Session

Chair: Benoit, A., ESA

Co-Chair: Lizy Destrez, S., ISAE/Supaero

09:00

StarTiger Dropter Project: Integrated, Closed-Loop Vision-Aided Navigation with Hazard Detection and Avoidance
Hormigo, T.1; Gu, C.2; Lutz, T.3; Gardecki, S.4; Cordes, F.5; De Maagt, P.6; Boeljes, A.3
1Spin.Works Lda., Portugal; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France; 3Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 4Poznan University of Technology, POLAND; 5DFKI, Germany; 6ESA, Netherlands

Spacecraft Parameter Identification using S-estimators
Milhano, T.1; Sequeira, J.1; Di Sotto, E.2
1Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal; 2GMV, Portugal

09:25

PERIGEO: Image Processing Techniques Development and Testing for Multimodal Absolute and Relative Navigation
Montano, J.
Elecnor Deimos, Spain

Model Description and Simulated Mission Performance of the Next Generation Gravity Mission E2E Simulator
Colangelo, L.1; Massotti, L.2; Canuto, E.1
1Politecnico di Torino, Italy; 2ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

09:50

On-Ground Testing Optical Navigation Systems for Exploration Missions
Krüger, H; Theil, S; Sagliano, M; Maas, B
DLR German Space Operation Center, Institute of Space Systems, Germany

Linear Covariance Propagation for Atmospheric re-Entry
Fabacher, E1; Gautron, D2; Profizi, A2
1ISAE, France; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France

10:15

A Neural Network Based Hazard Detection Algorithm for Planetary Landing
Lunghi, P.; Lavagna, M.
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Development, Parameterization and Verification of a Generic Gyro Model
Korus, N.
University of Bremen, Germany

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10:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 7a: Autonomous Navigation 1

Chair: Dubois Matras, O., ESA

Co-chair: Rebuffat, D., ESA

Session 7b: Student Session

Chair: Benoit, A., ESA

Co-Chair: Lizy Destrez, S., ISAE/Supaero

11:10

Robust Extraction of Navigation Data from Images for Planetary Approach and Landing
Jonniaux, G.1; Gherardi, D.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2ESA, Netherlands

Self-Tuning, Recursive Structure From Motion for Hazard Detection in Autonomous Planetary Descent
Feetham, L1; Aouf, N1; Bourdarias, C2; Voirin, T3; Dubois-Matra, O3
1Cranfield University, United Kingdom; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France; 3ESA-ESTEC,  Netherlands

11:35

Passive versus Active Hazard Detection & Avoidance Systems
Neveu, D1; Simard Bilodeau, V1; Hamel, J-F1; Woicke, S2; Alger, M1;  Mercier, G1; Beaudette, D1
1NGC Aerospace Ltd., Canada; 2Delft University of Technology,
Canada

Cooperative Control of Multiple Small Satellites using the Comprehensive Open-architecture Space Mission Operations System
Nunes, M.1; Sorensen, T.2; Pilger, E.2
1University of Hawaii, United States; 2Hawaii Space Flight Laboratory, United States

12:00

Autonomous Lunar Landing Based on Bio-inspired Visual Motion sensors tested in-flight
Sabiron, G.1; Burlion, L.1; Kervendal, E.2; Bornschlegl, E.3; Raharijaona, T.4; Ruffier, F.4
1ONERA - DCSD, France; 2Airbus Defence and Space, France; 3ESA TEC-ECN, Netherlands; 4Institute of Movement Science (CNRS - Aix-Marseille University), France

Modeling and Robust Control of a Space Robot to Remove Massive Debris
Dubanchet, V.1; Saussié, D.1; Alazard, D.2; Bérard, C.2; Le Peuvédic, C.3
1Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada; 2Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace (ISAE), France; 3Thalès Alenia Space, France

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12:25

Lunch Break

 

Session 8a: Autonomous Navigation 2

Chair: Jansson, R., ESA

Co-chair: Theil, S., DLR

Session 8b: Exploration Missions

Chair: Gherardi, D., ESA

Co-chair: San Martin, M., NASA-JPL

14:00

Navigation Architecture for USV3 Re-Entry, TAEM and Landing
Nebula, Francesco
CIRA - Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Italy

Autonomous GNC system for Marco Polo-R Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Gil, J.1; di Domenico, M.1; Prieto, T.1; Dominguez, C.1; Suatoni, M.1; Mollinedo, L.1; Rowell, N.2; Huertas, I.3; Gherardi, D.4; Agnolon, D.4; Salehi, S.4
1GMV, Spain; 2University Dundee, United Kingdom; 3ESA-ESTEC (SERCO), Netherlands; 4ESA-ESTEC, Netherlands

14:25

Target Relative Navigation Performance Results from SINPLEX: a Miniaturized Navigation System
Steffes, S.1; Theil, S.1; Dumke, M.1; Heise, D.1; Sagliano, M.1; Samaan, M.1; Oosterling, H.2; Boslooper, E.2; Schulte, J.3; Söderholm, S.3; Skaborn, D.3; Yanson, Y.4; Esposito, M.4; Conticello, S.4; Visee, R.5; Monna, B.5; Stelwagen, F.5
1DLR, Germany; 2TNO, Netherlands; 3AAC, Sweden; 4Cosine, Netherlands; 5SystematIC, Netherlands

Vision-Based Absolute Navigation for Precise Landing: The Full Scale Stratospheric Experiment
Jonniaux, G.; Despré, N.
Airbus Defence and Space, France

 

14:50

Interest, Design and Implementation of the Infrared and LIDAR Experiments within ATV5 
Vourc'h, S.1; Cavrois, B.1; Donnard, A.1; Mongrard, O.3; Casiez, P.1; Ankersen, F.3; Windmüller, M.4;  
Kolb, F.4; Pezant, C.5; Bretecher, P.Y.5
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 3ESA, Netherlands; 4JenaOptronik, Germany;5SODERN, France

Demonstrating Autonomous Planetary Landing with GENIE
Paschall, S.; Brady, T.
Draper Laboratory, United States

 

15:15

Japanese Next Generation Spaceborne GPS Receiver for LEO Satellites
Yamamoto, T.1; Matsumoto, S.1; Yamanaka, K.1; Kawakami, S.2; Eda, T.2; Kasahara, M.2; Takeda, Y.2; Kumagai, S.2; Ishige, Y.2
1JAXA, JAPAN; 2NEC TOSHIBA Space Systems. Ltd., JAPAN

 

The Verification Approach Of The ExoMars EDM GNC
Martella, P.1; De Sanctis, S.1; Grana', D.2; Amelio, A.3; Temperanza, D.4; Martinez Barrio, A.4
1ThalesAlenia Space Italy, Italy; 2WinTime at Thales Alenia Space, Italy, Italy; 3Altran Italia, Italy; 4ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

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15:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 8a: Autonomous Navigation 2

Chair: Jansson, R., ESA

Co-chair: Theil, S., DLR

Session 8b: Exploration Missions

Chair: Gherardi, D., ESA

Co-chair: San Martin, M., NASA-JPL

16:10

Preparing an Autonomous, Low-Cost GNSS Positioning and Timing Function on-Board a GEO Telecom Mission: a Study Case
Zin, A.1; Mangolini, E.1; Cappelluti, I.1; Fiordiponti, R.1; Flament, P.2; Kowaltschek, S.3
1Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A, Italy; 2Thales Alenia Space France, France; 3European Space Agency (ESA), Netherlands

Development of a Descent & Landing GNC Subsystem Demonstrator for the Verification of Visual Navigation Solutions for Lunar Landing Applications
Hornbostel, K.; Estable, S.; Nuber, C.; Gornig, S.
Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

16:35

Integrated Autonomous System for Navigation and Actual Thrust Evaluation by Payload in GEO Insertion with Electric Propulsion System Assistance
Krasilshchikov, M.1; Kozorez, D.1; Kruzhkov, D.1; Sypalo, K.2
1Moscow Aviation Institute, Russian Federation; 2TSAGI, Russian Federation

Data Fusion Strategies for Hazard Detection and Safe Site Selection for Planetary and Small Body  Landings
Câmara, F.1; Oliveira, J.1; Hormigo, T.1; Araújo, J.1; Ribeiro, R.2; Falcão, A.2; Gomes, M.2; Dubois- Matra, O.3; Vijendran, S.3
1Spin.Works Lda, Portugal; 2UNINOVA - Instituto de Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologias,  Portugal; 3ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

17:00

The Autonomous Vision Approach Navigation and Target Identification (AVANTI) Experiment: Objectives and Design
Gaias, G.1; Ardaens, J.-S.1; D'Amico, S.2
1DLR/GSOC, Germany; 2Stanford University, United States

StarTiger Dropter Project: Development and Flight Experiment of a Skycrane-Like Terrestrial  Lander Demonstrator
Lutz, T.1; Gardecki, S.2; Cordes, F.3; Hormigo, T.4; Gu, C.5; De Maagt, P.6; Boeljes, A.1
1Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 2Poznan University of Technology, Poland; 3DFKI, Germany; 4Spin.Works,  Portugal; 5Airbus Defence and Space, France; 6ESA, Netherlands

17:25

Autonomous Orbit Determination and Station Keeping in GEO 
Boquet, F.
Airbus Defence and Space, FRANCE

Balloon drop tests for aerodynamic stability analysis of re-entry capsule : possibilities and design guidelines
Guerreiro, L.; Branco, J.; Milhano, T.; Di Sotto, E.
GMV, Portugal

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17:50

Endof Sessions

Evening Activity: Dinner by the Sea  at Ar d'Mar 

Friday, 6 June 2014

(There is a possibility the schedule on this day will be moved up to allow for an early ending time)

Session 9a: Future Missions

Chair: Ortega, G., ESA

Co-chair: Berrivin, S., CNES

Session 9b: Space Transportation

Chair: Martinez Barrio, A., ESA

Co-chair: Lefort, X., ESA

09:00

NEOShield Project: GNC Design and Performance of an Asteroid Kinetic Impactor
Chapuy, M; Vernis, P; Despre, F.; Capolupo, F.
Airbus Defence and Space

Launcher Atmospheric Guidance Based On Non-Linear Model Predictive Control
Bourgeois, E.1; Tebbani, S.2; Espinosa Ramos, A.1
1CNES - Launcher Directorate, France; 2SUPELEC, France

09:25

Validation of Differential-Drag Propellantless Manoeuvres using 6 DoF Simulations and Stochastic Dynamics
Dell'Elce, L.; Kerschen, G.
University of Liège, Belgium

IXV GNC&FM Subsystem Phase D Activities: Towards a Successful Qualification Review
Contreras, R.1; Rodriguez-Fernandez, G.1; Serrano, D.1; Kerr, M.2; Fernandez, V.2; De Zaiacomo, G.2;  Bejar-Romero, J.A.3

1SENER Ingenieria y Sistemas S.A., Spain; 2DEIMOS Space, Spain; 3GMV Aerospace and Defense, Spain; 4Thales Alenia Space Italia Spa, Italy; 5ESA, France

09:50

AOCS and Mission Analysis for the Orbit Raising of the all-Electric Propulsion Satellite Platform  Electra
Larsson, R.1; Rathsman, P.1; Edfors, A.1; Karlsson, T.1; Cesaro, F2
1OHB Sweden, Sweden; 2OHB System, Germany

ATV Rendezvous Sensors Acceptance Tests at the EPOSx Facility
Dubois-Matra, O.1; Paris, D.2; Ankersen, F.2
1ESA / Telespazio VEGA UK Ltd, Netherlands; 2ESA, Netherlands

10:15

Integrated vision-based GNC for Autonomous Rendezvous and Capture around Mars
Strippoli, L.1; Colmenarejo, P.1; Novelli, G.1; Gil Fernandez, J.1; Le Peuvedic, C.2; Lanza, P.3; Ankersen, F.4
1GMV, Spain; 2TAS France, France; 3TAS Italy, Italy; 4ESTEC, Netherlands

An Overview of the RFCS V&V Framework: Optimization-Based and Linear Analysis Tools for Worst- Case Search
Marcos, A.1; Rosa, P.2; Roux, C.3; Bartolini, M.3; Bennani, S.4
1Deimos Space S.L., Spain; 2Deimos Engenharia, Lda., Portugal; 3ELV, Italy; 4ESA/ESTEC (TEC- ECN), Netherlands

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10:40

Coffee Break

 

Session 9a: Future Missions

Chair: Ortega, G., ESA

Co-chair: Berrivin, S., CNES

Session 9b: Space Transportation

Chair: Martinez Barrio, A., ESA

Co-chair: Lefort, X., ESA

11:10

The Results of the Next Generation Gravity Mission AOCS Study
Buonocore, M.1; Bacchetta, A.1; Cesare, S.1; Parisch, M.1; Torasso, A.1; Dionisio, S.2; Canuto, E.3;  Girouart, B.4; Massotti, L.4
1Thales Alenia Space Italia, Italy; 2Ortec-IT, Italy; 3Politecnico di Torino, Italy; 4ESA-ESTEC,  Netherlands

Closed Loop Guidance Strategy for Satellite Launch Vehicles
Pietrobom, H. C.; Leite Filho, W. C.
Aeronautics and Space Institute, Brazil

11:35

Future Interplanetary Mission Autonomous Navigation Challenges
Chapuy, M.; Kervendal, E.; Camares, H.; Peacoke, L.; Gherardi, D.; Dubois, O.
Airbus Defence and Space, France

Guiding Rocket Science with Passion, Purpose, and Team
Brady, T.; Paschall, S.
Draper Laboratory, United States

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12:00

Closing Address

12:25

End of GNC 2014

 

 

Poster Session

 

Current Missions

P01

Integrated Control System (ICS) Test Campaign of Copernicus Sentinel-1A Spacecraft: Test Bench Overview and AOCS Test Results
Anania, M.1; Galvagni, L.1; Sabbioni, F.1; Giulicchi, L.2
1Thales Alenia Space, Italy; 2European Space Agency, Netherlands

P02

Challenges of Solar Orbiter AOCS Development - High Performance, High Flexibility!
Pigg, M.1; van der Drift, A.1; Agg, J.1; Lohner, C.1; Dungate, D.1; Noteborn, R.2; Larsson, R.2; Prezzavento, A.3; Touaty, J.3; Mafficini, A.3; Rouquet, J.4; Girouart, B.4
1Tessella Ltd., United Kingdom; 2OHB Sweden, Sweden; 3Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom; 4ESA, Netherlands

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High accuracy pointing

P03

Pointing Error Engineering in MTG-GPT – A Practical Hybridization Approach
Bernau, M.1; Mamdy, B.2; van den Braembussche, P.3
1AAirbus Defence and Space, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space , France; 3ESTEC, Netherlands

P04

The Pointing Error Engineering Tool (PEET): A Complementary Software to the ESA Pointing Error Engineering Handbook
Hirth, M.1; Su, H.2; Weikert, S.1; Eggert, J.1; Casasco, M.3
1Astos Solutions GmbH, Germany; 2Institute of Flight Mechanics and Control, University of Stuttgart, Germany; 3European Space Agency - ESTEC, Netherlands

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Miniaturization and new technology trends

P05

Target Relative Navigation Performance Results from SINPLEX: a Miniaturized Navigation System
Steffes, S.1; Theil, S.1; Dumke, M.1; Heise, D.1; Sagliano, M.1; Samaan, M.1; Oosterling, H.2; Boslooper, E.2; Schulte, J.3; Söderholm, S.3; Skaborn, D.3; Yanson, Y.4; Esposito, M.4; Conticello, S.4; Visee, R.5; Monna, B.5; Stelwagen, F.5
1DLR, Germany; 2TNO, Netherlands; 3AAC, Sweden; 4Cosine, Netherlands; 5SystematIC, Netherlands

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In-Orbit Experiences

P06

CryoSat-2 In-Orbit AOCS Performance
Barthen, B.1; Duske, N.1; Fornarelli, D.2; Mardle, N.2; Vanschoenbeek, I.1; Parrinello, T.3; Koeble, K.1
1Airbus Defence and Space, Germany; 2European Space Agency, Germany; 3European Space Agency, Italy

P07

In-orbit demonstration of a Sun avoidance law
Brethé, D.1; Majal, F.1; Samson, P.1; De la Fontaine, J.2; Raffier, B.3
1Thales Alenia Space - France, France; 2NGC, Canada; 3CNES, France

P08

In-Orbit Results from the Sapphire AOCS System - Space Surveillance using a Low-Cost Small Satellite
Fingerloos, S1; Holt, T1; Oosthuizen, P1; Leitch, R2
1Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, United Kingdom; 2MDA Systems Ltd, Canada

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Autonomy and FDIR

P09

A fault tolerant robust AOCS based on 'smart' actuators and sensors
Fechtmann, C.
Applied Space Technology, Germany

P10

STARTIGER DROPTER PROJECT: Autonomous flight control of a Skycrane-like terrestrial lander demonstrator
Gu, C1; Gardecki, S2; Cordes, F3; Hormigo, T4; Lutz, T5
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2IAII, Poland; 3DFKI, Germany; 4Spin.Works, Portugal; 5Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

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Debris mitigation and removal

P11

Gas Plume Impingement Techniques for Space Debris De-Tumbling
Benvenuto, R.; Lavagna, M.
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

P12

Propellant sloshing modelling for AOCS design and analysis during satellite de-orbiting 
Hahn, M.1; Cirillo, F.2; Gravemeier, V.1; Wall, W.1
1Technische Universität München, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

P13

Study of an Optimization  T3chnique for a Monte Carlo Collision Risk Assessment of Space Objects
Arrufat, T.1; Escobar, D.2; Nejjari, F.1
1UPC, Spain; 2GMV, Spain

P14

Attitude Analysis of a Gossamer Sail De-orbiting Device
Visagie, L1; Lappas, V.J.1; Erb, S.O.2
1University of Surrey, United Kingdom; 2ESA, ESTEC (TEC-ECM),
Netherlands

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Advances in Sensors and Actuators

P15

The FGS design for the SVOM Mission
Fan, Xuewu1; Qiu, Yulei2; Wu, Shufan3; Zou, Gangyi1; Chen, Wen3; Yuan, Hao1
1Xi¡¯an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics of CAS, China; 2National Astronomical Observatories of CAS, China; 3Shanghai Engineering Center for Microsatellites of CAS, China

P16

Miniature Control Moment Gyroscope - CMG 4-6S Engineering Model
Morand, J.; Crabos, E.; Faucheux, P.
Airbus Defence and Space, France

P17

Ground Testing of the GPS Receiver Experiment on SGEO/HAG1
Neumann, N.1; De Bruijn, F.1; Lapanne-Joinville, T.2; Marx, M.2
1OHB-System AG, Germany; 2Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

P18

AOCS Unit Simulation Models
Pattenden, T.1; Pigg, M.1; Dungate, D.1; Bakouche, C.2; Perriault, N.2; Maingam, F.2; Bacchetta, A.3; Polle, B.4; Theureau, D.4; Girouart, B.5; Carlsson, A.6; Battelino, M.6; Johnsson, M.6; Wallin, R.6; Prezzavento, A.7; van der Drift, A.1
1Tessella Ltd., United Kingdom; 2Thales Alenia Space, France; 3Thales Alenia Space, Italy; 4Airbus Defence and Space, France; 5ESA,
Netherlands; 6OHB, Sweden; 7Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom

P19

Altimeter for Planetary Lander
Pinto, C.1; Ortega, G.2; Dubois-Matra, O.2; Mesquita, D.3; Lahtinen, J.4
1EFACEC, Portugal; 2ESA, Netherlands; 3LUSOSPACE, Portugal; 4Harp Technologies, Finland

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Advances in Control and Estimation

P20

An industrial approach for AOCS SW development based on autocoding
Devillières, K.; Gendre, D.
Airbus Defence and Space, FRANCE

P21

Development of Total Orbital Real-time Attitude control Simulator for Small Satellites
Hoshika, Motoki1; Toraya, Takanori1; Suzaki, Yuta1; Ogawa, Tomoya1; Katayama, Masayuki1; Mizutamari, Hitoshi1; Aso, Shigeru2; Yasaka, Tetsuo2; Sakurai, Akira2
1Mitsubishi Precision Co.,Ltd, Japan; 2Kyushu University, Japan

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Autonomous Navigation

P22

Realistic Mars environment simulation and impact on the Vision-Based Navigation System for rendez-vous & landing
Chabot, T.1; Vidal, P.1; Jonniaux, G.1; Rebuffat, D.2; Salehi, S.2
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2ESA,
Netherlands

P23

Vision-based navigation concepts in Mars environment
Cometto, F.1; Lanza, P.1; Christy, J.2; Gil-Fernández, J.3; Hamilton, W.4; Rebuffat, D.5; Salehi, S.6
1Thales Alenia Space ITALIA, ITALY; 2Thales Alenia Space France, France; 3GMV, SPAIN; 4SCISYS, UNITED KINGDOM; 5ESA/ESTEC,
Netherlands; 6Rhea@ESA/ESTEC, Netherlands

P24

Scalable GNC architecture for Moon and Mars landing missions
Oddenino, D.1; Neveu, D.2; Hamel, J. F.2; Carraca Guerreiro, L.3; Mammarella, M.4; Voirin, T.5; Martinez Barrio, A.5; Simard Bilodeau, V.2; Beaudette, D.2
1Thales Alenia Space Italia, ITALY; 2NGC Aerospace Ltd, CANADA; 3GMV Portugal, PORTUGAL; 4GMV Spain, SPAIN; 5ESA,
Netherlands

P25

Validation of Mission Critical Vision-Based Navigation Systems for Planetary Landers, Rovers and In-Orbit Rendezvous
Parkes, S.1; Dunstan, M.1; Martin, I.1; Rowell, N.1; Gherardi, D.2; Salehi, S.3
1University of Dundee, United Kingdom; 2ESTEC, ESA,
Netherlands; 3Rhea System for ESA, ESTEC, Netherlands

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Student Session

P26

Flexible Systems Dynamics for Active Space Debris Removal

Cingoli, A.1; Lavagna, M.1; Benvenuto, R.1; Yabar, C.2; Casasco, M.2

1Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands

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Exploration missions

P27

HOMER PROJECT: Development, validation, qualification and flight test results of the autonomous flight control of the test vehicle
Gu, C.1; Vernis, P1; Jourdas, J.F.1; Hachelef, N.1; Heynen, S.1; Poirrier, T.1; Schwientek, A.2; Boudillet, O1
1Airbus Defence and Space, France; 2Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

P28

HASE: hazard avoidance and detection in low light conditions
Kervendal, E.; Kanani, K.; Philippe, C.; Martinez, A.
Airbus Defence and Space,
France

Future Missions

P29

KaNaRiA - an autonomous asteroid mining mission
Probst, A.1; González Peytavi, G.; Förstner, R.2; Eisfeller, B.
University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich, Germany; 2University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich, Germany

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Space Transportation

P30

IXV Worst Case Flying Qualities and Control Testing
Haya Ramos, R.; Bonetti, D.; Freixa, J.; Kerr, M.L.; de Zaiacomo, G.; Parigini, C.
DEIMOS Space S.L.U., Spain
 

P31

Guidance Strategies for Orbital Re-Entry of the USV-3 Mission
Romagnoli, D.; Morani, G.; Palumbo, R.; Cuciniello, G.; Corraro, F.
C.I.R.A. - Italian Aerospace Research Center, Italy

P32

Attitude Control of Launch Vehicle without Roll Control
Souza, Carlos H. M.
Instituto de Aeronáutica e Espaço, Brazil

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Calendar

1 Sep 2013
Call for Papers / 2nd Announcement
 15 Nov 2013
Deadline for Abstract Submission 
 10 Feb 2014
Notification to Authors &
Preliminary Programme 
 15 Mar 2014
Exhibition Application Deadline 
 15 Mar 2014
Early Registration &
Presenters Deadline
 28 May 2014
On-line Late Registration Deadline 
 1 Jun 2014
GNC 2014 Launch &
Early Check in 
 2—6 Jun 2014
GNC 2014