Space Traffic Management
Learning Objective:The course teaches the basic techniques and concepts relevant to Space Traffic Management (STM) and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) in the near earth realm. from a rigorous engineering perspective.
Starting with the understanding of how measurements are collected and processed, astrodynamics specific to the space around the earth inhabited by the vast majority of all operational satellites. The class introduces the challenges of sparse data per object, initializing orbits without a priori information and how to maintain custody of objects in the highly non-linear fastly changing orbital regime.
Topics Covered:See Syllabus- F2018 Syllabus
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Textbooks:Official textbook information is now listed in the Schedule of Classes. NOTE: Textbook information is subject to be changed at any time at the discretion of the faculty member. If you have questions or concerns please contact the academic department.
Tentative: No textbooks required