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Title: L2 Earth atmosphere observatory : formation guidance, metrology, and control synthesis.
Authors: Acikmese, Behcet A.
Mettler, Edward
Breckenridge, William G.
Macenka, Steven A.
Tubbs, Eldred F.
Keywords: Lagrange Point L2
membrane mirror
Issue Date: 16-Aug-2004
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004.
Citation: AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, August 16-19, 2004.
Abstract: This paper discusses the results of research sponsored by the NASA Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts (RASC) program, and includes the synthesis and analysis of the guidance, metrology and control for a two-spacecraft formation in a unique continuously powered orbit near the Sun-Earth L2 Lagrange point observing the illuminated atmosphere of the Earth while it is continuously occulting the Sun.
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