2013 Technical Papers

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A Probabilistic Approach of Space Objects Detection from Non-resolved Optical Observation
Xiao Bian (North Carolina State University) Brooke N. Gibson (OCEANIT, Inc.) Hamid Krim (North Carolina Sate University)
Keywords: Non-resolved object characterization
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Blind Search of Faint Moving Objects in 3D Data Sets
Phan Dao, Peter Crabtree and Patrick McNicholl, AFRL/RVBYC, Tamar Payne, (Applied Optimisation)
Keywords: moving target detection, dim space object
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What Happened to BLITS? An Analysis of the 2013 Jan 22 Event
T.S. Kelso, (Center for Space Standards & Innovation), N.N. Parkhomenko, V.D. Shargorodsky, V.P. Vasiliev, V.S. Yurasov, (Open Joint-Stock Company Research-and-Production Corporation), “Precision Systems and Instruments” A.I. Nazarenko (Scientific and Technological Center “KOSMONIT”), S. Tanygin, (Analytical Graphics, Inc.), R.M. Hiles, (Joint Space Operations Center)
Keywords: Collision, Breakup
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Observations of Titan IIIC Transtage Fragmentation Debris
H. Cowardin, JETS/Jacobs, P.Seitzer, (Department of Astronomy, University of Michigan) , K. Abercromby, (Aerospace Engineering Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo) , E. Barker, (LZ Technology, Inc), B. Buckalew, T. Cardona, (University of Bologna, Italy), P. Krisko, S. Lederer, (NASA/JSC)
Keywords: Space debris, GEO, Titan break-up, photometry, spectroscopy
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Observed Peaks in Satellite Conjunctions with Debris Populations
Bruce W. Rabalais (DigitalGlobe, Inc)
Keywords: debris, conjunction, collision, cola, orbit selection
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Changes of Space Debris Orbits after LDR Operation
Edwin Wnuk, Adam Mickiewicz, (University, Astronomical Observatory)
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The Classical Laplace Plane and its use as a Stable Disposal Orbit for GEO
Aaron J. Rosengren, Daniel J. Scheeres, and Jay W. McMahon (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Keywords: Orbital Debris, Disposal Orbits, Geosynchronous Orbit, Orbital Dynamics, Perturbations, Laplace Plane
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Commercial Space Situational Awareness: An investigation of Ground-based SSA Concepts to Support Commercial GEO Satellite Operators
Mark A. Skinner (Boeing LTS) Thomas M. Kelecy, Stephen A. Gregory, Joseph P. Toth, and Dennis Liang (Boeing LTS) Dean Yamanaka, Stan Kent, (Boeing Satellite Systems), Customer Operations Support Center, Rodney Tjoelker and Dragos Margineantu, (Boeing Research & Technology) Audrey L. Allison, (Boeing Frequency Management Services) Christopher Heiberg, (Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems)
Keywords: commercial SSA
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Towards an Artificial Space Object Taxonomy
Matthew P. Wilkins, (Applied Defense Solutions), Columbia, MD, Avi Pfeffer, Charles River Analytics, Cambridge, MA, Paul W. Schumacher (Air Force Research Laboratory), Kihei, HI, Moriba K. Jah, (Air Force Research Laboratory), Albuquerque, NM
Keywords: space surveillance, space situational awareness, space object identification, space object characterization, Bayesian networks, space object taxonomy
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Initial Taxonomy and Classification Scheme for Artificial Space Objects based on Ancestral Relation and Clustering
C. Fruh, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of New Mexico / Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles) Directorate, NM, USA, M. Jah, (Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, Albuquerque, NM), USA E. Valdez, (United States Geological Survey), Dept. of Biology, University of New Mexico, NM , P. Kervin, (Air Force Maui Optical & Supercomputing (AMOS), Kihei, HI, and T. Kelecy, (The Boeing Company, Colorado Springs, CO, Email: thomas.m.kelecy@boeing.com, Directorate, NM
Keywords: taxonomy, classification
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LightForce Photon-Pressure Collision Avoidance: Efficiency Assessment on an Entire Catalogue of Space Debris
Jan Stupl, Nicolas Faber, Cyrus Foster, SGT Inc. (NASA Ames Research Center), Fan Yang Yang, (Universities Space Research Association / NASA Ames Research Center), Creon Levit, (NASA Ames Research Center)
Keywords: orbital debris, space debris
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What is the “Right” Answer?
David Finkleman, (Center for Space Standards and Innovation)
Keywords: Data Fusion, Conjunction Assessment, Orbit Determination
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Defunct Satellites, Rotation Rates and the YORP Effect
Antonella A. Albuja and Daniel J. Scheeres (University of Colorado – Boulder , Boulder, CO)
Keywords: YORP effect, rotational dynamics, defunct satellites
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Results and Analyses of Debris Tracking from Mt Stromlo
Jizhang Sang, (School of Geodesy and Geomatics, Wuhan University, China), Ian Ritchie, Matt Pearson, and Craig Smith (EOS Space Systems Pty Ltd, Australia)
Keywords: Debris Tracking, Mt Stromlo
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Multiple Hypothesis Tracking (MHT) for Space Surveillance: Results and Simulation Studies
Navraj Singh, Joshua T. Horwood, Je rey M. Aristo , and Aubrey B. Poore (Numerica Corporation, Loveland CO) Carolyn Shea, (AFRL/RIED, Rome, NY) Moriba K. Jah, (AFRL/RVSV, Kirtland AFB, NM)
Keywords: Data Association, Tracking, Closely-Spaced Objects, GEO, Angles-Only
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IMPACT – Integrated Modeling of Perturbations in Atmospheres for Conjunction Tracking
Koller, Josef, Brennan, Sean M., Godinez Vazquez, Humberto C., Higdon, David M., Klimenko, Alexei V., Larsen, Brian A., Lawrence, Earl C., Linares, Richard, Mehta, Piyush, Palmer, David, Shoemaker, Michael A., Thompson, David C. Walker, Andrew C., Wohlberg, Brendt E., Jah, Moriba, Sutton, Eric, Kelecy, Thomas, Ridley, Aaron, McLaughlin, Craig
Keywords: atmospheric drag, DSMC, space weather modeling, integrated approach, uncertainty quantification, conjunction analysis
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Improved Estimation of Orbits and Physical Properties of Objects in GEO
Ben K. Bradley and Penina Axelrad, (University of Colorado Boulder)
Keywords: space surveillance, orbit determination, property estimation
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Parallel Track Initiation for Optical Space Surveillance Using Range and Range Rate Bounds
Paul W. Schumacher, Jr., (Air Force Research Laboratory, Kihei, Hawaii) Christopher W. T. Roscoe and Matthew P. Wilkins, (Applied Defense Solutions, Columbia, Maryland)
Keywords: range bounds, range rate bounds, orbit element bounds, initial orbit determination, angles-based track initiation, Lambert solutions
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Astrometric and Photometric Data Fusion for Mass and Surface Material Estimation using Refined Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions-Solar Radiation Pressure Model
Richard Linares and John L. Crassidis, (University at Buffalo), Charles J. Wetterer and Keric A. Hill, (Pacific Defense Solutions), Moriba K. Jah (Air Force Research Laboratory)
Keywords: Photometric Data, Non-Resolved Objects, Atmospheric Modeling
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Force Modeling and State Propagation for Navigation and Maneuver Planning for the Proximity Operations Nano-Satellite Flight Demonstration Mission
Christopher W. T. Roscoe, Jacob D. Griesbach, Jason J. Westphal, Dean R. Hawes, and John P. Carrico, Jr., (Applied Defense Solutions, Columbia, Maryland)
Keywords: Formation Flying, Rendezvous Proximity Operations, Docking, Force Modeling, CubeSat, NanoSat
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Orbit Determination Using a Decametric Line-of-Sight Radar
G Frazer, M Rutten, B Cheung and M Cervera, (National Security and ISR Division, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, AUSTRALIA)
Keywords: decametric, radar, orbit, determination
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Image Analysis of the 2012 Pluto (Near) Occultation
Keith Knox, (Air Force Research Laboratories)
Keywords: Occultation, Pluto
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Utilization of a Curved Focal Surface Array in a 3.5m Wide Field of View Telescope
Lt. Col. Travis Blake, (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Tactical Technology Office), E. Pearce, J. A. Gregory, A. Smith, R. Lambour, R. Shah, D. Woods, W. Faccenda, (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory), S. Sundbeck, (Schafer Corporation TMD), M. Bolden, (CENTRA Technology, Inc.)
Keywords: Curved Focal Surface Array
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Asteroid Detection with the Space Surveillance Telescope
Ronak Shah, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), Deborah F. Woods, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Walter Faccenda, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), Julie Johnson, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), Richard Lambour, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), Eric C. Pearce, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory), J. Scott Stuart, (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)
Keywords: Asteroid, Near-Earth asteroid, identification and tracking, Space Surveillance Telescope, SST, wide field-of-view , space situational awareness
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Affordable Options for Ground-based, Large-aperture Optical Space Surveillance Systems
Mark R. Ackermann, (Sandia National Laboratories), Rex R. Kiziah, (United States Air Force Academy), Peter C. Zimmer, (University of New Mexico), J. Douglas Beason, (Universities Space Research Association), Earl J. Spillar, (Air Force Research Laboratory), David D. Cox, (Sandia National Laboratories), John T. McGraw, (University of New Mexico), W. Thomas Vestrand, (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Mark Weeks, (Bay Area Termite)
Keywords: Space Surveillance Telescope, Space Situational Awareness
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Development of Coherent Laser Radar for Space Situational Awareness Applications
Narasimha Prasad (NASA Langley Research Center), Albert DiMarcantonio (NASA Langley Research Center), Van Rudd (Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies)
Keywords: Ladar, Resident Space Objects, Space situational awareness, orbit determination
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Sizing of a Raven-class Telescope Using Performance Sensitivities
Ryan D. Coder, (Georgia Institute of Technology), Marcus J. Holzinger, (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Keywords: systems engineering, small telescope systems, SSA
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Lens Systems for Sky Surveys and Space Surveillance
John T. McGraw, (University of New Mexico), Mark R. Ackermann, (Sandia National Laboratories), Peter C. Zimmer, (Go Green Termite, University of New Mexico)
Keywords: Lens, Space Surveillance, Optics, Wide-Field of View
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A Ground-based Sensor to Detect GEOs Without the Use of a Laser Guide-star
Mala Mateen (Air Force Research Laboratory)
Keywords: Wavefront Sensor, GEO
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GPU-accelerated Faint Streak Detection for Uncued Surveillance of LEO
Peter C. Zimmer, (Go Green Termite, Inc., University of New Mexico), Mark R. Ackermann, (Go Green Termite, Inc., University of New Mexico), John T. McGraw, (University of New Mexico)
Keywords: SSA, LEO, uncued, GPU, survey, streak detection
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Photometric Data from Non-Resolved Objects for Space Object Characterization and Improved Atmospheric Modeling
Richard Linares, (University at Buffalo), Michael Shoemaker, (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Andrew Walker, (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Piyush M. Mehta, (Los Alamos National Laboratory), David M. Palmer, (Los Alamos National Laboratory), David C. Thompsonk, Josef Koller, (Los Alamos National Laboratory), John L. Crassidis, (University at Buffalo)
Keywords: Atmospheric Modeling
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A Derivation of the Analytical Relationship between the Projected Albedo-Area Product of a Space Object and its Aggregate Photometric Measurements
Tamara E. Payne, Keith Lucas, Anil Chaudhary, Shaylah Mutschler, (Applied Optimization Inc.), Phan Dao, Jeremy Murray-Krezan, (Air Force Research Laboratory/RVBY)
Keywords: space object identification, satellite characterization, albedo-area product, satellite photometry
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Analysis of Faint Glints from Stabilized GEO Satellites
Doyle Hall, (Boeing LTS), Kihei, Maui, HI and Colorado Springs, CO, Paul Kervin, (Air Force Research Laboratory, Kihei, Maui, HI)
Keywords: GEO, Photometry
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A Point Pairing Method based on the Principle of Material Frame Indifference for the Characterization of Unknown Space Objects using Space-based Non-resolved Photometry Data
Anil B. Chaudhary, Tamara E. Payne, Keith Lucas, Shaylah Mutschler, Tim Vincent, Applied Optimization, Inc., Phan Dao, Jeremy Murray-Krezan, (Air Force Research Laboratory /RVBY)
Keywords: physics-based signature inversion, data point pairing, BRDF coordinate frame, two-facet model, three-axis stabilized satellites
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Unmixing Space Object’s Moderate Resolution Spectra
Phan Dao, Patrick McNicholl and Anthony Dentamaro, (AFRL/RVBYC), Eileen Ryan and William Ryan, (New Mexico Tech)
Keywords: spectral, spectral unmixing, material identification
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RSO Feature Identification Using Hierarchical Mixtures of Experts
Jessica T. Anderson, David E. Gaylor, Dunning Idle 5th, (Emergent Space Technologies, Inc.), Ryan P. Russell, Ashley Biria, Maximilian Schadegg, (The University of Texas at Austin)
Keywords: RSO Feature Identification
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Coordinated Optical GEO Survey for European SSA Precursor Services
T. Schildknecht, J. Herzog, A. Vananti, and M. Ploner (Astronomical Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland)
Keywords: SSA, Optical Observations, Cataloguing
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An Overview of Recent Australian Commitments to Space Situational Awareness from a Systems Analysis Perspective
Garry Newsam, (Defense Science & Technology Orgnization)
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, SSA
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Toward Microsatellite Based Space Situational Awareness
Robert (Lauchie) Scott, Dr. Brad Wallace, Michael Sale, (Defence R&D Canada – Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario), Martin Levesque (Defence R&D Canada – Valcartier, Valcartier, Quebec), Stefan Thorsteinson, (Contractor, Defence R&D Canada – Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario)
Keywords: microsatellite SSA, orbiting telescopes
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On-Orbit Results for Canada’s Sapphire Optical Payload
Alan Scott, (COM DEV Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), John Hackett (S.I.S., Cambridge, Ontario, Canada), Kam Man, (COM DEV Ltd., Cambridge, Ontario, Canada)
Keywords: Orbital Debris, SSA, Space-based Assets, Small Telescope Systems
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FalconSAT-7: Towards rapidly deployable space-based surveillance
Geoff Andersen, Olha Asmolova, Geoff McHarg, Michael Dearborn and Trey Quiller, (Department of Physics, United States Air Force Academy, CO)
Keywords: Lightweight telescope, CubeSat, SSA, Surveillance imaging
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SpinSat Mission Overview
Andrew Nicholas, Ted Finne, Ivan Galysh, Anthony Mai, Jim Yen, (Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC), Wayne Sawka, Jeff Ransdell, Shae Williams, (Digital Solid State Propulsion, Reno, NV)
Keywords: NROC, characterization, thruster, drag, SSA
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GEO-to-GEO Optical Sensors: Estimating the Detection Rate of Uncataloged Debris Objects
James R. Shell, Ph.D., (Novarum Tech, LLC Colorado Springs, CO)
Keywords: Orbital debris, GEO debris, space-based sensing
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Flat Panel Space Based Space Surveillance Sensor
Richard L. Kendrick, Alan Duncan, Chad Ogden, Joe Wilm, David M. Stubbs (Lockheed Martin ATC, Palo Alto, CA), Samuel T. Thurman, (Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies, Louisville, CO), Tiehu Su, Ryan P. Scott, S. J. B. Yoo, (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, California)
Keywords: Photonic Imagers
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Ground Testing of Prototype Hardware and Processing Algorithms for a Wide Area Space Surveillance System (WASSS)
Neil Goldstein, Rainer A. Dressler, Robert Shroll, Steven C. Richtsmeier, and James McLean, (Spectral Sciences, Inc., Burlington, MA), Phan D. Dao, Jeremy J. Murray-Krezan, and Daniel O. Fulcoly, (Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, Kirtland AFB, NM)
Keywords: SSA, PCA, Wide Field of View, Telescope Networks
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GEO Collision Avoidance using a Service Vehicle
Marco Concha, (ATK), Matthew Duncan, (SpaceNav), Joshua Wysack, (SpaceNav)
Keywords: SSA, Optimization, Collision Avoidance
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Rise of the Machines: First Year Operations of the Robo-AO Visible-light Laser-adaptive-optics Instrument
Christoph Baranec, (Institute for Astronomy, The University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Hilo, HI) Reed Riddle, (Caltech Optical Observatories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA), Nicholas M. Law, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC), A. N. Ramaprakash, (Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Ganeshkhind, Pune, India), Shriharsh Tendulkar, Kristina Hogstrom, Khanh Bui, (Caltech Optical Observatories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA), Mahesh Burse, Pravin Chordia, Hillol Das, (Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Ganeshkhind, Pune, India), Richard Dekany, Shrinivas Kulkarni, (Caltech Optical Observatories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA), Sujit Punnadi, (Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Ganeshkhind, Pune, India), & Roger Smith, (Caltech Optical Observatories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA)
Keywords: Adaptive optics, lasers, astronomy, robotics
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Integrated line-of-sight modeling of the Airborne Aero-Optics Laboratory
Steven Griffin (Boeing), James Thordahl (The Aerospace Corporation), Donald Wittich (Air Force Research Laboratory), Stanislav Gordeyev (University of Notre Dame), Eric Jumper (University of Notre Dame)
Keywords: jitter, laser
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PSF Rotation with Changing Defocus and Applications to 3D Imaging for Space Situational Awareness
Rakesh Kumar and Sudhakar Prasad, (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM)
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, SSA, Adaptive Optics, Imaging
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Myopic Deconvolution from Wave Front Sensing for Images Acquired with Large Spectral and Temporal Bandwidth
Douglas Hope, (Hart Scientific Consulting International LLC, Tucson, AZ)
Keywords: Imaging, Adaptive Optics, Astronomy
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High-resolution imaging through Strong Atmospheric Turbulence and Over Wide Fields of View
Stuart M. Jefferies, Douglas A. Hope, (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Pukalani, HI) Michael Hart, (Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ) James Nagy, (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA)
Keywords: Atmospheric Turbulence, Imaging
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Unsupervised Blind Deconvolution
Roberto Baena Galle, (University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), (Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain), (Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation, Germany), Szymon Gladysz, (Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation, Germany), Laurent Mugnier, (ONERA/DOTA (Departement d’Optique Theorique et Appliquee) France), Rao Gudimetla, Robert L. Johnson, Lee Kann, (Air Force Research Laboratory, Directed Energy Directorate, Kirtland AFB, NM)
Keywords: Blind deconvolutioin, Image processing, MAP framework, imaging through atmospheric turbulence
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Iteratively Reweighted Blind Deconvolution
Brandoch Calef, (The Boeing Company)
Keywords: Adaptive optics,
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Joint Multiframe Blind Deconvolution and Spectral Unmixing of Hyperspectral Images
Qiang Zhang, (Dept. of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC), V. Pa ul Pauca, (Dept. of Computer Science, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC), Robert Plemmons, (Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC)
Keywords: Phase Diversity, Hyperspectral Images, Multi-Frame Blind Deconvolution, Spectral Unmixing
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Image Reconstruction from Sparse Irregular Intensity Interferometry Measurements of Squared Fourier Magnitude
David R. Gerwe, J. J. Dolne, (Boeing Phantomworks Space & Intelligence Systems), Peter N. Crabtree, (United States Air Force Research Labs), Richard B. Holmes, Brandoch Calef, (Boeing Laser and Technical Services)
Keywords: Imaging
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ALTAIR: Calibrated Balloon-Borne Light Sources for High-Precision Photometry
Justin Albert (University of Victoria), Yorke Brown (Dartmouth College and Harvard University), Christopher Stubbs (Harvard University), Karun Thanjavur (University of Victoria), and Peter Zimmer (Go Green Termite and University of New Mexico)
Keywords: astrophysics, cosmology, photometry, calibration, radiometry, polarimetry, optical, microwave
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Atmospheric Cloud Forecasting in Support of Space Based Applications
Randall Alliss (Northrop Grumman Corporation)
Keywords: Space Weather, Atmospherics, Clouds, imaging, communications
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Holographic Adaptive Laser Optics System (HALOS): Fast, autonomous aberration correction
Geoff Andersen (HUA Inc.)
Keywords: Adaptive optics, aberration correction, surveillance imaging
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Structural, Thermal Optical Modeling of CUBESAT LEO Based Orbit Instrumentation Payload
Kevin Anderson (California State Polytechnic University at Pomona)
Keywords: Insturmentation, Thermal Analysis, Modeling, STOP, Small Telescope,
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Palomar Ultraviolet Laser for the Study of Exoplanets
Christoph Baranec (Caltech)
Keywords: Extreme adaptive optics, lasers, astronomy
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Tracking A Very Near Earth Asteroid
Robert Bruck (BAE Systems)
Keywords: GEODSS, Asteroid
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Observations and Modeling of GEO Satellites at Large Phase Angles
Rita Cognion (Oceanit)
Keywords: phase angle, geosynchronous, visual magnitude, space situational awareness
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Observer Interface Analysis for Standardization to a Cloud Based Real-Time Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
Jan Eilers (German Aerospace Center)
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, ground station, input data, cloud computing
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Improvements to Optical Track Association with the Direct Bayesian Admissible Region Method
Kohei Fujimoto (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Keywords: too short arc, admissible region, optical observations, initial orbit determination
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Optical-Infrared Colors of GEO Satellites
Brooke Gibson (Oceanit)
Keywords: color terms, photometry, infrared, visual, satellite
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Proximity Operations Nano-Satellite Flight Demonstration (PONSFD) Rendezvous Proximity Operations Design and Trade Studies
Jacob Griesbach (Applied Defense Solutions)
Keywords: Rendezvous Proximity Operations, Nano-Satellite, Flight Software, Ground Software, Maneuver Planning, CubeSat
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Application of Passive Damping to Increase Performance of the Sodium Guidestar on the AEOS 3.6 m Telescope
Steven Griffin (Boeing), Christopher Wood (Air Force Research Laboratory)
Keywords: guidestar, telescope, vibration, jitter
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Influence of Wind Buffeting on the 3.6 m Telescope
Steven Griffin (Boeing)
Keywords: jitter, daylight imaging, 3.6
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Taming the 1.2 m Telescope
Steven Griffin (Boeing), Matt Edwards (Boeing), Dave Greenwald (Boeing), Daryn Kono (Boeing), Dennis Liang (Boeing), Kirk Lohnes (Boeing)
Keywords: Jitter, Active control
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Cycle 1 Science Status and How to Propose Time on SOFIA
Helen Hall (Universities Space Research Association)
Keywords: Proposing time on SOFIA, Cycle 1 Science
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SSA Sensor Tasking Approach for Improved Orbit Determination Accuracies and More Efficient Use of Ground Assets
Alexander Herz (Orbit Logic)
Keywords: Scheduling, Optimization, Tasking, Space Situational Awareness, Orbit Determination, Tracking, Satellites, Debris
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Scintillation of Light from Distant Objects due to Anisotropic and Non-Kolmogorov Turbulence
Richard Holmes (Boeing LTS)
Keywords: Atmospheric Seeing, Atmospheric turbulence characterization
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Parallel Implementation of a Frozen Flow Based Wavefront Reconstructor
Keith Kelly (Emory University)
Keywords: Wavefront Reconstruction, Frozen Flow, MFBD, Parallel Algorithsm
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Collaborative Commercial Space Situational Awareness
T.S. Kelso (Center for Space Standards & Innovation)
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, SSA
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Groebner Basis Solutions to Satellite Trajectory Control by Pole Placement
Zuzana Kukelova (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Keywords: satellite trajectory control, pole placement, Groebner basis
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The NASA Meter Class Autonomous Telescope: Ascension Island
Susan Lederer (NASA/JSC)
Keywords: orbital debris, photometry, telescope, LEO, GEO
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Sensitivity of Attitude Determination on the Model Assumed for ISAR Radar Mappings
Stijn Lemmens (European Space Agency)
Keywords: Radar images, attitude determination
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Conjunctions and Collision Avoidance with Electrodynamic Tethers
Eugene Levin (Electrodynamics Technologies, LLC)
Keywords: space situational awareness, conjunctions, active collision avoidance, electrodynamic tether, propellantless spacecraft, persistently maneuverable spacecraft
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Design of a Radar Based Space Situational Awareness System
Toni Liebschwager (German Armed Forces)
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, ground station, Phased Array Radar
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A Minimum Fuel Based Estimator for Maneuver and Natural Dynamics Reconstruction
Daniel Lubey (University of Colorado)
Keywords: Orbit Determination, Maneuver Detection, Maneuver Reconstruction, Optimal Control, SSA, Astrodynamics
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Image Enhancement for Astronomical Scenes
Jacob Lucas (The Boeing Company)
Keywords: Imaging
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Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration for Efficient Numerical Integration of Ordinary Differential Equations
Brent Macomber (Texas A&M University)
Keywords: numerical integration, astrodynamics, ODEs, parallel computing
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Fast Gravitational Field Model Using Adaptive Orthogonal Finite Element Approximation
Brent Macomber (Texas A&M University)
Keywords: Trajectory Propagator, MCPI, Chebyshev, GPU
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Thermal Modeling of Space Debris via Finite Element Analysis
Paul McCall (Florida International University)
Keywords: Space Debris
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CubeSat Integration into the Space Situational Awareness Architecture
Keith Morris (Lockheed Martin)
Keywords: SSA Architecture, Cubsats, Small Satellites, Constellation
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Generic Observatory Control System
Matt Pearson (EOS Space Systems)
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Human Decision Processes: Implications for SSA support tools
Paul Picciano (Aptima)
Keywords: space situational awareness, decision making, intuition, reason
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F.I.D.O. Focused Integration for Debris Observation
John Ploschnitznig (Riverside Research)
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Shape, Pose, and Material Recovery of Solar-Illuminated Surfaces from Compressive Spectral-Polarimetric Image Data
Sudhakar Prasad (University of New Mexico)
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Space Situational Awareness Architecture Vision
David Richmond (Lockheed Martin)
Keywords: Architecture, Bid Data, Ckoud Computing, SOA
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EOS Space Systems Wide Field Imager for SSA Applications
Ian Ritchie (EOS Space Systems)
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Remote Control Southern Hemisphere SSA Observatory
Ian Ritchie (EOS Space Systems)
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Ground-Based Near-Earth Object Studies in the post-Russian (Chelyabinsk) Meteor Airburst World
Eileen Ryan (New Mexico Institute for Mining and Technology)
Keywords: asteroids, hazard mitigation, airburst, meteor
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RANSACing Optical Image Sequences for GEO and near-GEO Objects
Radim Sara (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Keywords: detection, orbital debris, optical images, probabilistic modeling, RANSAC
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Programming Constructs for Exascale Computing in Support of Space Situational Awareness
Mark Schmalz (University of Florida)
Keywords: Astronomical Imaging, Image and Signal Processing, High-Performance Computing
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Large Area Flat Panel Imaging Detectors for Astronomy and Night Time Sensing
Oswald Siegmund (University of California)
Keywords: Large area sensors, high time resolution, high spatial resolution
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Minimum-time, Constant-thrust Orbit Transfers with Non-circular Boundary Conditions
James Thorne (Institute for Defense Analyses)
Keywords: Continuous-thrust, time-optimal orbit maneuvers, low-thrust trajectories
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Performance of Hybrid Adaptive Optics Systems
Michael Werth (Boeing)
Keywords: Adaptive Optics, imaging, image reconstruction, PCID, MFBD, SNR
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Hands on Education Through Student-Industry Partnerships
Mark Wolfson (Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company)
Keywords: Education, Small Satellites, Outreach, CubeSat, University, Partnerships
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Image Stacking Method Application for Low Earth Orbit Faint Objects
Makoto Tagawa (Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan), Toshifumi Yanagisawa, Haruhisa Matsumoto, Hirohisa Kurosaki, Hiroshi Oda, (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tokyo, Japan), Yukihito Kitazawa, (IHI Corporation, Tokyo, Japan), Toshiya Hanada, (Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan)
Keywords: Orbital debris, optical observation, stacking method
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