Tag: navigation

59 When will New Horizons overtake Voyager 1 in distance from the Sun? 2014-01-28T11:18:00.123

27 How could one navigate on Mars? 2013-10-28T12:48:43.110

20 How can spacecraft navigate without contact from Earth? 2013-08-02T17:10:11.667

19 How did NASA determine the distance and velocity of voyager 1? 2013-10-09T11:21:56.027

18 How does the star tracker in Voyager 1 lock onto a specific star? 2013-12-10T20:27:36.063

17 Is there a Martian "North Star", usable as Earth's North Star? 2013-10-28T13:02:00.113

17 How do spacecraft navigate through the Asteroid belt to avoid collision? 2013-12-26T08:08:16.480

16 What coordinate system is used in space for navigation? 2013-08-04T13:07:25.620

16 How did astronauts navigate the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) over the surface of the Moon? 2015-12-22T15:52:33.833

15 How far up have satellites used a GNSS for positioning, and how does the precision degrade with altitude? 2013-07-21T00:25:07.127

15 How are GPS satellite clocks synchronized with each other in the earth's frame of reference? 2016-03-07T14:13:27.697

15 What was the globe instrument in Vostok 1? 2017-01-16T11:58:49.093

14 How dense are Saturn's rings? 2013-11-15T12:32:18.523

14 What is the deepest position in space we can get a GPS signal? 2014-10-07T20:20:38.640

13 Can the satellites in Martian orbit be put to use providing a rudimentary GPS system on Mars? 2014-09-29T19:26:59.353

12 Would tethering to a large mass be an efficient way to change velocity? 2013-07-18T22:05:07.070

12 Will Glonass, Galileo, or BeiDou-2 satellites provide better cis-lunar navigation than GPS? 2016-04-10T09:12:53.260

12 How is the trajectory of spacecraft transferring between planets monitored? 2017-03-03T16:43:44.080

11 How much adjustment of position is required when making long flights through the solar system? 2013-07-16T21:27:28.817

10 How does GPS work exactly? 2015-01-13T09:50:50.447

10 How did the Apollo 11's Eagle ascent stage find the CSM after leaving the Moon? 2016-02-23T09:54:23.220

10 Does NASA use Newtonian model of gravity for plotting the course of Juno or general relativity? 2016-07-16T06:50:31.870

9 How do probes locate themselves? 2014-11-08T21:17:31.323

9 Could a swarm of probes autonomously establish orbit around an asteroid? 2015-02-14T10:35:49.620

9 Accelerometer in space 2015-03-03T23:36:12.677

9 Interplanetary ranging accuracy? 2015-08-05T18:02:42.323

8 In LEO, what is the precision of GNSS-based position compared to traditional methods? 2013-07-21T00:21:08.500

8 How does a rocket navigate during launch? 2014-07-13T12:07:00.193

8 Will New Horizons seek a third target? 2015-08-29T08:07:12.667

8 Radiation pattern and signal strength of navigation satellite antennas 2015-12-03T05:27:11.063

8 How do we define geographical coordinates on non-spheroid celestial bodies? 2017-04-27T21:38:15.830

7 What conventional reference frame is used for interplanetary telemetry and navigation? 2014-08-20T04:39:56.280

7 Autonomous Navigation for deep space missions 2015-08-20T20:31:57.367

7 What is the maximum acceptable latency in rocket control computers? 2015-10-07T15:10:19.767

7 Deep space craft antenna aiming 2016-06-12T13:47:36.327

6 How quickly could a craft find its location using only pulsars? 2014-04-25T15:58:47.473

6 How are artificial satellites of non-Earth celestial bodies positioned? 2014-05-03T09:19:09.293

6 Navigation within solar system 2015-03-02T16:05:13.940

6 Does Philae's waking enable scientists to determine its location? 2015-06-14T13:26:46.927

6 What determines if a star tracker blends two stars that are close to each other? 2017-06-01T14:48:17.183

6 Inexplicable Offset in Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) observations 2018-01-03T15:28:24.370

5 How many men or women does it take to fly an interstellar space ship? 2014-01-17T12:14:40.990

5 How might Earth's location be referenced in stellar terms? 2017-07-24T09:11:26.380

5 Navigating in space with only cameras 2017-11-03T17:24:24.503

5 Space Periscope? 2018-01-24T08:50:36.500

4 Is there any open source software that can compute GPS ground coverage? I need a free alternative to AGI's System Tool Kit (STK) 2014-04-07T21:55:38.177

4 State of the art of satellite Attitude Determination and Control Systems 2016-01-27T21:52:27.397

4 How is space mapped out? 2016-04-07T11:56:50.463

4 How would you navigate an airship on Venus? 2016-10-16T23:32:17.870

4 How can a deep-space spacecraft determine in real time the direction of delta-v? 2016-11-29T16:11:00.623

4 Have guidelines for the placement of red/green navigation lights on spacecraft been established? 2017-02-24T00:38:59.490

4 What naturally occurring navigational information is available for an autonomous return of SLS's EM-1? 2017-02-26T01:14:25.933

4 GPS Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM) - parity space method 2017-08-05T15:12:24.630

4 Was the Apollo sextant used (or tested) to determine position while in Earth orbit? 2018-01-25T13:37:13.483

3 How does Curiosity find its own way to selected destination? 2013-11-28T03:50:15.870

3 What algorithms are used to correct the flight-path? 2014-08-26T13:03:20.397

3 Is this photo of Mars in color? 2015-05-23T00:29:13.617

3 How is real position of probes orbiting other planets measured? 2015-06-25T14:57:26.223

3 Navigating to Proxima-B 2017-04-22T22:20:20.470

2 How are coordinates and cardinal points defined on on Earth's Moon? 2014-02-03T17:53:03.497

2 How close can Rosetta come to the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet? 2015-03-04T09:08:54.003

2 Where do the poles of the Solar System point? 2015-07-22T16:50:53.720

2 Height of navigation satellites above Earth 2017-03-09T10:49:34.103

2 When was stereoscopic photography first used intentionally on solar system body? 2017-04-29T13:39:27.303

2 Does Venus have a north star or south star? 2017-07-31T22:18:58.203

2 Is NICER/SEXTANT the first civilian "spacecraft" to determine it's own position in space without GPS or uplinked data? 2018-01-14T05:46:50.243

1 Diurnal Signature of Earth in Angular state tracking 2014-12-02T14:56:00.990

1 Do GPS receivers use trilateration or distances between satellites? 2016-01-03T01:44:39.427

1 Has GPS been used beyond GEO? 2016-04-10T08:43:17.400

1 How would an interstellar probe navigate the pull of gravity from stars and other large objects on the way? 2016-04-20T08:05:43.803

1 Satellite Position 2017-04-28T18:11:50.730

1 What's a good source of information on determining spacecraft positions via radio? 2017-06-04T23:29:28.667

0 How might the Lunar X Prize contestant spacecraft navigate their descent from orbit, to landing? 2017-01-27T17:04:00.590