Design and validation of flight dynamics system

  • Sittiporn Channumsin Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2344-7676
  • Seksan Jaturutd Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency
  • Prakasit Udomthanatheera Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency
  • Keerati Puttasuwan Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency
  • Chotika Kositratpatcharasuk Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency
  • Pitcharporn Amprai Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency
  • Manop Aorpimai Mahanakorn University of Technology

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Abstract

This paper presents the architecture design of flight dynamics system (FDS) known as “EMERALD” developed by Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and Mahanakorn University of Technology (MUT). The capability of the system enables to provide the state vector of a satellite, mission analysis, orbit events and mission monitoring. The methodologies of orbit determination and event prediction modules implemented for mission management are presented and the validations of both are done by comparing with the previous FDS (Quartz) developed by EADS ASTRIUM. As a result of the implementation, the reduction of the operation time is significant and the prediction performance is high accurate and reliable when comparing with Quartz.

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Sittiporn Channumsin

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA, 88 M. 9 Thung Sukala Siracha Chonburi 20230, Thailand

Seksan Jaturutd

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA 88 M. 9 Thung Sukala Siracha Chonburi 20230, Thailand

Prakasit Udomthanatheera

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA 88 M. 9 Thung Sukala Siracha Chonburi 20230, Thailand

Keerati Puttasuwan

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA, 88 M. 9 Thung Sukala Siracha Chonburi 20230, Thailand

Chotika Kositratpatcharasuk

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA, 88 M. 9 Thung Sukala Siracha Chonburi 20230, Thailand

Pitcharporn Amprai

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA, 88 M. 9 Thung Sukala Siracha Chonburi 20230, Thailand

Manop Aorpimai

Thaipat Satellite Research Center, Mahanakorn University of Technology, 140 Chuam Sampan Road, Nong Chok, Bangkok 105301, Thailand

Published
Vol 23 No 2, Mar 31, 2019
How to Cite
S. Channumsin, S. Jaturutd, P. Udomthanatheera, K. Puttasuwan, C. Kositratpatcharasuk, P. Amprai, and M. Aorpimai, “Design and validation of flight dynamics system”, Eng. J., vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 97-117, Mar. 2019.

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