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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/33422

Title: (abstract) Application of Non-coherent Data Types for Deep Space Navigation
Authors: Bhaskaran, Shyam
Issue Date: 15-May-1995
Citation: Greenbelt, MD
Abstract: Several options are being examined to reduce the costs of spacecraft and deep space missions. One such option is to fly spacecraft in a non-coherent mode, that is, the spacecraft does not carry a transponder and cannot coherently return a Doppler signal. Historically, such one-way data has not been used as the sole data type due to the instability of the onboard oscillator, the use of S-band frequencies, and the corresponding larger error sources which could not be modeled. However, with the advent of high-speed work stations and more sophisticated modeling ability, the possibility of using one-way data is being re-examined. This paper addresses the navigation performance of various one-way data types for use in interplanetary missions
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/33422
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