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Unformatted text preview: Preliminary Design Review May 7, 2002 Space System Product Development Class Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, MIT E lectro M agnetic F ormation F light O f R otating C lustered E ntities 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 2 Introduction Geeta Gupta Introduction Mission Background & Motivation Requirements Summary Approach PDR Purpose Overview Subsystems Operations Implementation Conclusion 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 3 EMFFORCE Mission Demonstrate the feasibility of electromagnetic control for formation flying satellites. Introduction Mission Background & Motivation Requirements Summary Approach PDR Purpose Overview Subsystems Operations Implementation Conclusion 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 4 Definition of Formation Flight A cluster of cooperating satellites flying in a desired formation. Introduction Mission Background & Motivation Requirements Summary Approach PDR Purpose Overview Subsystems Operations Implementation Conclusion 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 5 Applications of Formation Flight Large sensor apertures z Increased resolution Servicing z Can replace failed formation elements individually Upgrade and Maintenance z Can work on individual components without removing whole mission Change formation geometry z Evolving mission sensing requirements Introduction Mission Background & Motivation Requirements Summary Approach PDR Purpose Overview Subsystems Operations Implementation Conclusion 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 6 Advantages of Formation Flight Large baselines to improve angular resolution Smaller vehicles z Ease of packaging, launch and deployment Redundancy z Mission does not fail if one satellite fails Reconfigurable z Replace individual space craft z Can integrate new technology during mission Introduction Mission Background & Motivation Requirements Summary Approach PDR Purpose Overview Subsystems Operations Implementation Conclusion 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 7 Challenges of Formation Flight Command and Control z Control multiple vehicles absolute positions/motion vs.. relative positions/motion Propellant Drawbacks z Fuel limits lifetime z Exhaust particulates contaminate imaging instruments z Exhaust creates haze which limits imaging Introduction Mission Background & Motivation Requirements Summary Approach PDR Purpose Overview Subsystems Operations Implementation Conclusion 5/24/2002 CDIO3 Class Project 8 Definition of Electromagnetic Control Implement electromagnetic dipoles to create forces and torques between the vehicles Dipoles can be controlled by varying the amount of current through the electromagnet coil....
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