Autonomous navigation, guidance and control using LDRI

  • US 6,411,871 B1
  • Filed: 08/06/2001
  • Issued: 06/25/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/05/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An autonomous navigation, guidance and control process, comprising the steps of(a) providing an expected reference position relative to a target;

  • (b) generating a carrier position and attitude relative to said target by a Range and Intensity Images Provider;

    (c) producing a relative position and attitude error; and

    (d) producing control commands from said relative position and attitude error for relative motion dynamics.

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