Note: Testbed developed while at Stanford University and no longer in use
ST-3 Space Technology 3, which is a formation flyer
TPF The Terrestrial Planet Finder, which could be a formation flyer
Both missions are planned for remote operations,
Both wouldl require onboard transceivers/ranging devices to perform the spacecraft relative navigation
We have demonstrated a similar system (a GPS "self-constellation") using onboard COTS GPS pseudolite technology.
Onboard GPS Signal Augmentation
for Spacecraft Formation Flying. ION98
Tobe Corazzini and J. P. How., Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation GPS-98 Conf., Sept 1998.
Next Generation of this testbed
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