The Orbit Determination (OD) problem is introduced in the context of a simple dynamic problem. We throw a satellite up and watch it come down while introducing some important concepts. … More Lecture 1 – Orbit Determination Concepts
I will be teaching a statistical orbit determination course via YouTube over the summer of 2018. … More Statistical Orbit Determination
Today I received official notice: I am a member of the AIAA Space Operations and Support Technical Committee (SOSTC). The SOSTC Charter: “The Space Operations and Support Technical Committee (SOSTC) is concerned with all aspects of civil, military, and commercial space operations and support, including direct and supporting operations, the systems and software affecting operations, … More Space Operations and Support Technical Committee
It is Rocket Science
An example of some of my work for NASA Student Launch. The payload was a Hazard Avoidance Lander using optical systems to avoid landing dangers. The rocket was designed to achieve just under a mile in altitude.