Earth-Based Tracking and Navigation Overview

  1. Catherine L. Thornton and
  2. James S. Border

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471728454.ch2

Radiometric Tracking Techniques for Deep Space Navigation

Radiometric Tracking Techniques for Deep Space Navigation

How to Cite

Thornton, C. L. and Border, J. S. (2003) Earth-Based Tracking and Navigation Overview, in Radiometric Tracking Techniques for Deep Space Navigation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471728454.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2003

Book Series:

  1. JPL Deep Space Communications and Navigation Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Joseph H. Yuen

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471445340

Online ISBN: 9780471728450

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Keywords:

  • orbit determination;
  • geocentric equatorial reference system;
  • spacecraft trajectories;
  • parametric models

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Navigation Process

  • Reference Frames

  • Spacecraft Equations of Motion