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Design of a new high-performance pointing controller for the Hubble Space Telescope

Design of a new high-performance pointing controller for the Hubble Space Telescope

final report, 3 August 1992 through 3 October, 1993


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    Other titlesDesign of a new high performance pointing controller for the Hubble Space Telescope.
    Statementprepared by C.D. Johnson.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-193891.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18067295M

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. A new form of high-performance, disturbance-adaptive pointing controller for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is proposed. This new controller is all linear (constant gains) and can maintain accurate 'pointing' of the HST in the face of persistent randomly triggered uncertain, unmeasurable 'flapping' motions of the large attached solar array panels.

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