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Mar 19 2012

Aero Assist Profession​al Development Seminar Series: Orbit Determination Toolbox

Aero Assist will be sponsoring a seminar on the Orbit Determination Toolbox (ODTBX). The ODTBX is an analysis toolset based on the integration of MATLAB and existing astrodynamics software developed by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Navigation and Mission Design Branch. It provides a flexible architecture for early mission analysis by facilitating the implementation of new measurement and dynamic models from a library of base classes. A Java Astrodynamics Toolbox is used as an engine for things that might be slow or inefficient in MATLAB, like high-fidelity trajectory propagation, lunar and planetary ephemeris lookups, precession, nutation, polar motion calculations etc. The primary analysis functions are sequential filter/smoother and batch least-squares commands that incorporate monte-carlo data simulation, linear covariance analysis, measurement processing, and plotting capabilities at the generic level. These functions have a user interface that is based on that of the MATLAB ODE suite.

For more information, see the following flyer!

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012
Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Venue: ARMS 3115
Speakers: AAE Grad Students Rosemary Huang, Chris Spreen and Alinda Mashiku, who are all Multiple-time interns at NASA GSFC who have worked on the ODTBX.

Free Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.