2018 Technical Papers

Estimating the Complex Atmospheric Wave Front from Speckle Images
Douglas Hope, Hope Scientific Renaissance LLC; Stuart Jefferies, Georgia State University
Keywords: Imaging through Turbulence, Image Restoration
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Leveraging Machine Learning for High-Resolution Restoration of Satellite Imagery
Daniel Pimentel-Alarcon, Georgia State University; Ashish Tiwari, Georgia State University; Douglas Hope, Hope Scientific Renaissance LLC; Stuart Jefferies, Georgia State University
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Extending Daytime Adaptive Optics to Faint Objects
Michael Hart, HartSCI LLC
Keywords: Adaptive optics, daytime imaging, laser guide stars, faint object characterization
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Satellite and Debris Characterisation through Adaptive Optics Corrected Imaging
Michael Copeland, Australian National University; Francis Bennet, Australian National University; Francois Rigaut, Australian National University; Visa Korkiakoski, Australian National University; I. Price, Australian National University; Celine d’Orgeville, Australian National University; Craig Smith, EOS Space Systems
Keywords: Adaptive Optics, Imaging, Characterisation, Tracking
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First Results from the Adaptive Optics System for LCRD’s Optical Ground Station One
Lewis Roberts, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Gary Block, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Santos Fregoso, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Harrison Herzog, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Seth Meeker, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Jennifer Roberts, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Jonathan Tesch, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Tuan Truong, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Joshua Rodriguez, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Andrew Bechter, University of Notre Dame
Keywords: Adaptive optics, laser communication
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Free-space Quantum Communication Link with Adaptive Optics
Francis Bennet, Australian National University; Oliver Thearle, Australian National University; Lyle Roberts, Australian National University; Jordan Smith, Australian National University; James Spollard, Australian National University; Daniel Shaddock, Australian National University; Ping Koy Lam, Australian National University
Keywords: Adaptive optics, quantum key distribution, optical communication
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Autonomy Testbed Development for Satellite Debris Avoidance
Edward Gregson, Dalhousie University; Mae Seto, Dalhousie University; Bumsoo Kim, Defence R&D Canada
Keywords: Space Debris, collision avoidance, autonomy
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Progress in a New Conjunction and Threat Warning Service for Space Situational Awareness
James Bennett, EOS Space Systems and Space Environment Research Centre; Michael Lachut, EOS Space Systems and Space Environment Research Centre; Daniel Kucharski, Space Environment Research Centre and University of Texas at Austin; Sven K. Flegel, Space Environment Research Centre; Marek Moeckel, Space Environment Research Centre; James Allworth, EOS Space Systems; David Kooymans, EOS Space Systems; Alex Pollard, EOS Space Systems; Craig Smith, EOS Space Systems; Joseph O’Leary, Space Environment Research Centre and University of South Australia; Hansani Thanippuli Kankanamalage, Space Environment Research Centre and University of South Australia; Richard Samuel, Space Environment Research Centre and ANU University
Keywords: Optical and laser tracking, sensor network, database/catalogue, space debris, conjunction assessments
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Space Object Identification using Deep Neural Networks
Ian McQuaid, Air Force Institute of Technology; Laurence D. Merkle, Air Force Institute of Technology; Brett Borghetti, Air Force Institute of Technology; Richard Cobb, Air Force Institute of Technology; Justin Fletcher, Air Force Research Laboratory/Directed Energy Directorate
Keywords: Space situational awareness, artificial neural networks, deep neural networks, machine learning, GEO track association, non-resolved optical observations
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Attitude Propagation of Resident Space Objects with Recurrent Neural Networks
Davide Amato, University of Arizona; Roberto Furfaro, University of Arizona; Aaron J. Rosengren, University of Arizona; Mohammad Maadani, University of Arizona
Keywords: Attitude propagation, recurrent neural networks, long short term memory, astrodynamics, SSA
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Spaceborne Orbit Determination of Uncorrelated Tracks (UCT) Using a Stabilized-Gauss-Method, Linear Perturbation Theory and Angle-Only Measurements
Mark Hinga, USAF AFMC AFRL/RDST
Keywords: Angles only, co-planar, stabilize
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Understanding the Effect of Perturbations on the Gaussianity of Various Coordinates for the Space Object Tracking Problem
Shambo Bhattacharjee, University of Leeds; John Kent, University of Leeds; Weston Faber, L3 Applied Defense Solutions; Islam Hussein, L3 Applied Defense Solutions; Moriba Jah, The University of Texas at Austin
Keywords: Uncertainty Propagation, point cloud, Adapted STructural (AST) coordinate system, Perturbation effects, Normality analysis
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Normality in State Uncertainties from Orbit Determination Results fitting Optical Measurements
Sven K. Flegel, Space Environment Research Centre; James Bennett, EOS Space Systems
Keywords: State uncertainty, normality, Henze-Zirkler, entropy
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Improved Drag Coefficient Modeling with Spatial and Temporal Fourier Coefficient Expansions: Theory and Application
Vishal Ray, University of Colorado Boulder; Daniel Scheeres, University of Colorado Boulder; Siamak Hesar, SpaceNAV; Matt Duncan, SpaceNAV
Keywords: Drag coefficient, Fourier series, attitude, estimation
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Probabilistic Data Association Based on Intersection of Orbit Sets
Laura Pirovano, University of Surrey; Daniele Antonio Santeramo, Politecnico di Milano; Alexander Wittig, University of Southampton; Roberto Armellin, Surrey Space Centre; Pierluigi Di Lizia, Politecnico di Milano
Keywords: Data Association, Initial Orbit Determination, Differential Algebra, Space Debris
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Multi-Fidelity Methods for Orbit Determination
Brandon Jones, University of Texas at Austin
Keywords: Orbit determination, uncertainty propagation, multi-fidelity methods
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Pan-STARRS – The PS1 & PS2 Wide Area NEO Survey and Recent Results
Ken Chambers, University of Hawaii
Keywords: Pan-STARRS, surveys, photometry, astronometry, time domain, standards
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S&T Challenges of SSA Sensor Proliferation
Eric Felt, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory; Timothy Sejba, Advanced Systems and Development Directorate, Space & Missile Systems Center
Keywords: SSA architecture, big data, data fusion, proliferation
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Satellite Characterization, Classification, and Operational Assessment Via the Exploitation of Remote Photoacoustic Signatures
Justin Spurbeck, The University of Texas at Austin; Moriba Jah, The University of Texas at Austin; Daniel Kucharski, Space Environment Research Centre; James Bennett, EOS Space Systems; James Webb, EOS Space Systems Pty Ltd
Keywords: Photoacoustic sensing, resident space object characterization, maneuver detection and estimation, astrodynamics, space situational awareness
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Vibrometry Challenges in Measuring Motion of Faraway Objects
Steven Griffin, The Boeing Company; David Gerwe, The Boeing Company; Jacob Lucas, The Boeing Company
Keywords: Vibrometry, satellites
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Space Objects Classification via Light-Curve Measurements: Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Model-based Transfer Learning
Roberto Furfaro, University of Arizona; Richard Linares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona
Keywords: Deep learning, Convolutional Neural Networks, Space Object Classification
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Attitude Detection of Buccaneer RMM CubeSat through Experimental and Simulated Light Curves in combination with Telemetry Data
Manuel Cegarra Polo, UNSW Canberra; Rasit Abay, UNSW Canberra; Steve Gehly, UNSW Canberra; Andrew Lambert, UNSW Canberra; Philippe Lorrain, UNSW Canberra; Sudantha Balage, UNSW Canberra; Melrose Brown, UNSW Canberra; Courtney Bright, UNSW Canberra
Keywords: CubeSat, attitude detection, light curve, BRDF
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RAPTORS: Hyperspectral Survey of the GEO Belt
Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona; Tyler Linder, University of North Dakota; Richard Linares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Roberto Furfaro, University of Arizona; Scott Tucker, Starizona; Tanner Campbell, University of Arizona
Keywords: GEO, spectroscopy, RAPTORS, RAVEN, characterization
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Cyclic Complex Spin State Evolution of Defunct GEO Satellites
Conor Benson, University of Colorado Boulder; Daniel Scheeres, University of Colorado Boulder; William Ryan, New Mexico Tech/MRO; Eileen Ryan, New Mexico Tech/MRO
Keywords: GEO debris, YORP effect, tumbling, light curves
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The Preliminary Results from Long-term Sparse Photometric Data
Shengxian Yu, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Rongyu Sun, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Keywords: Sparse data, photometry, rotation period, light curve
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FireOPAL: Analysis of One Million High Time Resolution Optical Light Curves
Matthew Bold, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Greg Madsen, Lockheed Martin Space; Phil Bland, Curtin University; Robert Howie, Curtin University; Ben Hartig, Curtin University; James Mason, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Dane McCormack, Lockheed Martin Space; Rod Drury, Lockheed Martin Space
Keywords: Optical SSA, light curves, characterization
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FireOPAL: Toward a Low-Cost, Global, Coordinated Network of Optical Sensors for SSA
Phil Bland, Curtin University; Greg Madsen, Lockheed Martin Space; Matthew Bold, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Robert Howie, Curtin University; Ben Hartig, Curtin University; Trent Jansen-Sturgeon, Curtin University; James Mason, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Dane McCormack, Lockheed Martin Space; Rod Drury, Lockheed Martin Space
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OWL-NET : A Global Network of Robotic Telescopes for Satellites Observation
Jang-Hyun Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Hong-Suh Yim, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Young-Jun Choi, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) / University of Science and Technology (UST); Jung Hyun Jo, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Hong-Kyu Moon, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Young-Sik Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Dong-Goo Roh, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Sungki Cho, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Eun-Jung Choi, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Myung-Jin Kim, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute; Jin Choi, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) / University of Science and Technology (UST)
Keywords: Satellite tracking, robotic telescope, optical observation
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Non-Traditional Data Collection and Exploitation for Improved GEO SSA via a Global Network of Heterogeneous Sensors
Jeff Aristoff, Numerica Corporation; Neil Dhingra, Numerica Corporation; Alex Ferris, Numerica Corporation; Austin Hariri, Numerica Corporation; Joshua Horwood, Numerica Corporation; Ari Larson, Numerica Corporation; Tyler Lyons, Numerica Corporation; Jeff Shaddix, Numerica Corporation; Navraj Singh, Numerica Corporation; Kevin Wilson, Numerica Corporation
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, Data Fusion, Sensor Tasking and Scheduling, Small Aperture Wide Field of View Optical Systems, Small Autonomous Telescope Systems
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LEO Cubesats Tracking with a Network of Polish Optical SST Sensors
Krzysztof Kaminski, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Edwin Wnuk, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Justyna Golebiewska, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Mikolaj Kruzynski, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Monika K. Kaminska, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Michal Zolnowski, 6 Remote Observatories for Asteroids and Debris Searching; Marcin Gedek, 6 Remote Observatories for Asteroids and Debris Searching; Rafal Borek, Polish Space Agency
Keywords: null
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Aperture Efficiency and Wide Field-of-View Optical Systems
Mark Ackermann, Sandia National Laboratoriess; Rex Kiziah, USAF Academy; John McGraw, J.T. McGraw & Associates; Peter Zimmer, J.T. McGraw & Associates
Keywords: Wide Field, Optical System, Lens, Mirror, Obscuration
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On-Orbit Smart Camera System to Observe Illuminated and Unilluminated Space Objects
Steven Morad, University of Arizona, SpaceTREx; Ravi Teja Nallapu, University of Arizona, SpaceTREx; Himangshu Kalita, University of Arizona, SpaceTREx; Byong Kwon, Arizona State University, SpaceTREx; Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona; Roberto Furfaro, University of Arizona; Erik Asphaug, University of Arizona; Jekan Thangavelautham, University of Arizona, SpaceTREx
Keywords: Camera; meteor; observation; vision algorithms
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CHES: A Rapid All-Sky Survey System for SSA
Chen Zhang, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Science and Technology of China; YD Ping, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Science and Technology of China; CY Zhao, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Science and Technology of China
Keywords: Wide field survey, telescope system, survey strategy
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Development of a New SSA Facility at Learmonth Australia
Craig Smith, EOS Space Systems; Ben Greene, Electro Optic Systems Pty Limited; Matthew Bold, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company; Rod Drury, Lockheed Martin, Australia
Keywords: Optical sensors, laser ranging, network operations
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Scientific CMOS Camera for Observation of Dim Space Objects
Michael Jacox, Space Micro Inc; David Breckon, Space Micro Inc; Paul Sikangwan, Space Micro Inc; Joshua Villaflor, Space Micro Inc
Keywords: Scientific CMOS, space based camera, low read noise
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High Sampling Rate Photometry of Spinning Satellites for Nano-Perturbation Detection
Daniel Kucharski, Space Environment Research Centre and University of Texas at Austin; James Bennett, EOS Space Systems and Space Environment Research Centre; Georg Kirchner, Space Research Institute, Satellite Geodesy Department, Austrian Academy of Sciences; Moriba Jah, The University of Texas at Austin; James Webb, EOS Space Systems Pty Ltd; Justin Spurbeck, The University of Texas at Austin
Keywords: High sampling rate photometry, spin dynamics
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Chimera: A High-Speed Three-Color Photometer for Satellite Characterization
Harrison Krantz, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Eric Pearce, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Louis Avner, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Kris Rockowitz, University of Arizona
Keywords: Photometry, High-speed, multi-color, electron multiplying CCD, space surveillance
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Synthetic Tracking on a Small Telescope
Michael Shao, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Russel Trahan, JJet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Chenxing Zhai, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Navtej Saini, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Slava Turyshev, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Keywords: Synthetic tracking, geodss, multihypothesis matched filter
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Passive Debris Removal using Orbital Resonances
Aaron J. Rosengren, University of Arizona
Keywords: Space debris; High area-to-mass ratio objects; Disposal orbits; Celestial mechanics; Dynamical evolution and stability; Orbit perturbations; Disposal orbits
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Combining Observations for Re-entry Purposes
Benjamin Bastida Virgili, ESA/ESOC Space Debris Office; Stijn Lemmens, ESA/ESOC Space Debris Office; Jan Siminski, ESA/ESOC Space Debris Office; Quirin Funke, ESA/ESOC Space Debris Office; Tim Flohrer, ESA/ESOC Space Debris Office
Keywords: Re-entry, debris, orbit data fusion
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Simultaneous Multi-filter Photometric Characterization of Space Debris at the Swiss Optical Ground Station and Geodynamics Observatory Zimmerwald
Emiliano Cordelli, Astronomisches Institut Universität Bern; Peter Schlatter, Astronomisches Institut Universität Bern; Thomas Schildknecht, Astronomisches Institut Universität Bern
Keywords: Optical Observations, Space Debris, Light Curve, Photometry, Object Characterization
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Debris Characterization, Albedo, and Plume Measurements from Laser Ablations of Satellite Materials in High-Vacuum and in Gaseous Ambients
Gouri Radhakrishnan, The Aerospace Corporation; Paul Adams, The Aerospace Corporation; Diana Alaan, The Aerospace Corporation; Christopher Panetta, The Aeropsace Coproration
Keywords: Laser Ablation, Hypervelocity Impact, Albedo, Debris Characterization
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Early Blast Point Determination For Large GEO Fragmentation Events
Weston Faber, L3 Applied Defense Solutions; Waqar Zaidi, L3 Applied Defense Solutions; Paul Schumacher, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory
Keywords: Fragmentation blast point determination, Fragmentation, Breakup, GEO, Resident Space Object
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Methods of Processing Geosynchronous Breakups
Zachary Slatton, HQ AFSPC/A3/6Z, 18th Space Control Squadron; Robin Thurston, 18th Space Control Squadron/OL-D
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Feasibility of Using Commercial Star Trackers for On-Orbit Resident Space Object Detection
Samuel Clemens, York University; Regina Lee, York University; Paul Harrison, Magellan Aerospace; Warren Soh, Magellan Aerospace
Keywords: Resident Space Object, Star Tracker, Space-based, Detection
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Leveraging the Emerging CubeSat Reference Model for Space Situational Awareness
Aman Chandra, University of Arizona; Mostafa Lutfi, University of Arizona; David Gross, University of Arizona
Keywords: Model Based Systems Engineering, CubeSat, CubeSat Reference Model, Space Situational Awareness, Architecture driven, SSA reference model
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Imaging Payload Performance Considerations for On-orbit Servicing and Active Debris Removal
Jim Shell, Novarum Tech, LLC
Keywords: Optical imaging, on-orbit servicing, active debris removal
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Key Findings from the NEOSSat Space-Based SSA Microsatellite Mission
Robert Scott, Defence R&D Canada; Stefan Thorsteinson, Calian Inc.
Keywords: Space situational awareness, SSA, NEOSSat, Canadian Space Surveillance
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Blockchain Application Within a Multi-Sensor Satellite Architecture
Rohit Mital, SGT KBRwyle; Jack de La Beaujardiere, University of Maryland; Rohan Mital, University of Colorado; Marge Cole, NASA ESTO and SGT KBRwyle; Charles Norton, NASA Headquarters
Keywords: Block chain, Multi-Sensor Satellite ,dynamic autonomous observation planning,
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Optimization of Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Architectures using Parallel Computation
Michael Felten, U.S. Air Force; John Colombi, AFIT; Richard Cobb, AFIT; David Meyer, AFIT
Keywords: GEO, SSA, design, optimization, architecture
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Weather Considerations for Ground-Based Optical SSA Site Selection
Mark Ackermann, Sandia National Laboratories; Rex Kiziah, USAF Academy; Peter Zimmer, J.T. McGraw & Associates; John McGraw, J.T. McGraw & Associates
Keywords: Site Selection, Weather, Cloud Cover, Ground-Based Telescope
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Ray-tracer for Modeling Interactions of Light with Space Objects
Olli Wilkman, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute
Keywords: Modeling, radiation pressure, photometry, satellite laser ranging
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A Summary of 5-Eyes Research Collaboration into SSA
Andrew Ash, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory; Jovan Skuljan, Defence Technology Agency; Robert “Lauchie” Scott, Defence R&D Canada; Wesley Martin, Secretary of the Airforce/Internal Affairs, Virginia Wright, Air Force Research Laboratory, Travis Bessell, Defence Science and Technology Group
Keywords: SSA, CSPO, 5-eyes
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Maneuver Detection of Space Objects using Generative Adversarial Networks
Rasit Abay, UNSW Canberra; Steve Gehly, UNSW Canberra; S. Balage, UNSW Canberra; Melrose Brown, UNSW Canberra; Russell Boyce, UNSW Canberra
Keywords: Machine learning,maneuver detection, generative adversarial networks, space situational awareness
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Modular Neural Network Tasking of Space Situational Awareness Systems
Dan Regan, Ball Aerospace
Keywords: Deep Learning, Neural Network, Modular, SSA, Tasking, Simulation, Autonomous, Optimized, Scalable, Resilience, Adapable
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SSA Sensor Tasking: Comparison of Machine Learning with Classical Optimization Methods
Bryan Little, Purdue University; Carolin Frueh, Purdue University
Keywords: Sensor-tasking, machine learning, SSA
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Performance of a Global Network of Laser-optical Tracking Stations for LEO Space Surveillance
Jens Rodmann, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Wolfgang Riede, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Stefan Scharring, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Keywords: Laser, space situational awareness, space debris, system study
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First Results from the Deployment of Expert Centres supporting Optical and Laser Observations in a European Space Surveillance and Tracking System
Tim Flohrer, ESA Space Debris Office and Space Situational Awareness Programme; Beatriz Jilete, GMV@ESA/ESAC, SSA Programme Office, Villanueva de la Canada; Emiliano Cordelli, Astronomisches Institut Universität Bern; Thomas Schildknecht, Astronomisches Institut Universität Bern
Keywords: SSA, Optical Observations, Sensor calibration, Sensor networking
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The Governance of Space Situational Awareness – Revolution not Evolution
Ralph “Dinz” Dinsley, Northern Space and Security, Reflecting Space; Christopher Newman, Northumbria University and Reflecting Space
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, Governance, Outer Space Treaty, Space Traffic Management
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Future of the Space Situational Awareness Enterprise – Global Trends
Asha Balakrishnan, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute; Sara Carioscia, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute; Becaja Caldwell, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute; Bhavya Lal, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, SSA, Space Traffic Management, STM, Global Trends, Global Cooperation, International Collaboration
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Advanced Atmospheric Mitigation Decision Aids for Space Imaging and Laser Communications
Randall Alliss, Northrop Grumman; Heather Kiley, Northrop Grumman Corporation; Mary Ellen Craddock, NGC; Danny Felton, NGC; Michael Mason, NGC
Keywords: Atmospheric Mitigation, Laser communications, optical communications, Artificial intelligence, machine learning
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Space Debris Mapping Services for use by LEO Satellite Operators
Adam Archuleta, DigitalGlobe, Inc.; Michael Nicolls, LeoLabs
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness, Conjunction Assessment, Services, Orbital Debris, LEO, Operator
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Estimating Sidereal Rotation Period of Resident Space Objects using Non-uniformly Sampled Light Curves
Katiyayni Balachandran, University of Texas at Arlington; Kamesh Subbarao, University of Texas at Arlington
Keywords: Light curves, Rotation Period, Resident Space Objects, Power spectrum, Simulation
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Bayesian Inference of Spacecraft Pose Using Particle Filtering
Maxim Bazik, Vision Systems Inc.; Brien Flewelling, ExoAnalytic Solutions; Manoranjan Majji, Texas A&M University; Joseph Mundy, Vision Systems Inc.
Keywords: Satellite, pose estimation, particle filter, bayesian probability, space situation awareness
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Optical Characterization of Commonly Used Thermal Control Paints in a Simulated GEO Environment
Miles Bengtson, University of Colorado Boulder; Jordan Maxwell, University of Colorado Boulder; Ryan Hoffmann, Air Force Research Labratory; Russell Cooper, Air Force Research Laboratory; Stephanie Schieffer, Air Force Research Laboratory; Dale Ferguson, Air Force Research Laboratory; W. Robert Johnston, Air Force Research Laboratory; Heather Cowardin, Jacobs, NASA Johnson Space Center; Elena Plis, Assurance Technology Corp; Daniel Engelhart, Assurance Technology Corp;
Keywords: Aging, Weathering, radiation, polyimide, reflectivity
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Development of an In-orbit Measurement of a Ground Based Adaptive Optics Corrected Laser
Francis Bennet, Australian National University; Doris Grosse, Australian National University; Marcus Lingham, Australian National University; Visa Korkiakoski, Australian National University; T. Travouillon, Australian National University; Celine d’Orgeville, Australian National University; Ben Sheard, EOS Space Systems; Craig Smith, EOS Space Systems
Keywords: Adaptive optics, space environment management, photon pressure
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Quantifying the Response of a Synthetic Light Curve Generation Model to Varying Inputs
Laurence Blacketer, University of Southampton, Hugh Lewis, University of Southampton, Hodei Urrutxua, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Keywords: Light curve, synthetic, model, sensitivity, attitude, characterization, space situational awareness, SSA, active debris removal, ADR
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Optical Ground Based Space Surveillance Obscured Sky Mitigation
Robert Bruck, BAE Systems; Francis Lundy, 18th Space Control Squadron, DOU
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Utilizing Supercomputing to Analyze Risks of an Emergent Large-scale Debris Field in Low Earth Orbit
David Buehler, AFRL/RV; Dane Fuller, AFIT/CSRA; John Colombi, AFIT/ENV; William Wiesel, AFIT/ENY; Dave Meyer, AFIT/ENY; Richard Cobb, AFIT/ENY
Keywords: Space debris, modeling, supercomputing, high performance computing, collision likelihood
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Optical Tracking of Artificial Earth Satellites with COTS Sensors
Tanner Campbell, University of Arizona; Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona; Richard Linares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Jeffery Larsen, United States Naval Academy; Roberto Furfaro, University of Arizona
Keywords: Optical LEO tracking, SSA, orbit determination
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Transformation between the Johnson-Cousins and Sloan Photometric Systems for SSA
Philip Castro, Applied Optimization Inc.; Tamara Payne, Applied Optimization Inc.; Joseph Moody, Brigham Young University; Stephen Gregory, Applied Optimization Inc.; Phan Dao, AFRL; Roberto Acosta, NASIC/GSMS
Keywords: Photometry, Spectral, Transformations, Calibrations, Characterization, SSA
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DVD-COOP for Maneuver Path Optimization of Conjunctive Resident Space Objects for Space Traffic Management
Jehyun Cha, Hanyang University; Drew McNeely, University of Texas at Austin; Joonghyun Ryu, Hanyang University; Misoon Mah, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR); Moriba Jah, The University of Texas at Austin; Deok-Soo Kim, Hanyang University
Keywords: null
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De-Orbiting Small Satellites Using Inflatables
Aman Chandra, University of Arizona; Jekan Thangavelautham, University of Arizona
Keywords: De-orbit; space debris; CubeSats; inflatables
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Comparative Performance of a 3-Sided and 4-Sided Pyramid Wavefront Sensor
Johanan Codona, Air Force Research Laboratory; Michael Hart, HartSCI LLC and University of Arizona; Lauren Schatz, University of Arizona; Mala Mateen, Air Force Research Laboratory
Keywords: Adaptive Optics, Pyramid Wavefront Sensors, Performance, Noise Sensitivity.
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Approaches for Astrometry using Event-Based Sensors
Gregory Cohen, Western Sydney University; Saeed Afshar, Western Sydney University; Andre van Schaik, Western Sydney University
Keywords: Event-based sensors, astrometry, SSA, optical imaging
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Data Topography for Pervasive, Proliferated Space Situational Awareness
Phillip Cunio, ExoAnalytic Solutions; Ben Corbin, IDA/STPI; Brien Flewelling, ExoAnalytic Solutions
Keywords: Data lakes, proliferated systems, pervasive space situational awareness, big data
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Machine Learning-based Stability Assessment and Change Detection for Geosynchronous Satellites
Phan Dao, AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate; Kristen Weasenforth, Applied Optimization; Jeff Hollon, Applied Optimization; Tamara Payne, Applied Optimization Inc.; Kimberly Kinateder, Wright State University; Adam Kruchten, University of Pittsburgh
Keywords: Machine learning, Bayesian changepoint, stabilized GEO, automation, photometry
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Simultaneous Glint Spectral Signatures of Geosynchronous Satellites from Multiple Telescopes
Augustine DeMeulenaere, U.S. Air Force Academy; Eli Harmon, U.S. Air Force Academy; Francis Chun, U.S. Air Force Academy
Keywords: Glints, spectra
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Improving Techniques for Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensing: Dynamic-Range and Frame Rate
Takao Endo, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Yoshichika Miwa, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Jiro Suzuki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Toshiyuki Ando, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Takashi Takanezawa, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Yutaka Ezaki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Keywords: Wavefront sensing, Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor, Adaptive optics
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Applications of Random Sampling Consensus to Space Object Motion Analysis
Brien Flewelling, ExoAnalytic Solutions
Keywords: Statistics, Initial Orbit Determination, Data Fusion, Model Estimation
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The Gaia Catalogue Second Data Release and its Implications to Optical Observations of Man-made Earth Orbiting Objects
James Frith, NASA Orbital Debris Program Office
Keywords: Photometry astrometry calibration filter Gaia spacecraft
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Exploring Photometry System Trades with a Pixel-Level Data Simulator
Nicole Gagnier, The Boeing Company; Brandoch Calef, The Boeing Company; Ryan Coder, AFRL
Keywords: Photometry, astrometrics, sensors, modeling and simulation
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Space Object Tracking from the Robotic Optical Observatory at RMIT University
Steve Gehly, UNSW Canberra; Brett Carter, RMIT University and SERC Limited; Yang Yang, RMIT University and SERC Limited; Han Cai, RMIT University and SERC Limited; Samantha Le May, RMIT University and SERC Limited; Robert Norman, RMIT University and SERC Limited; Julie Currie, RMIT University; Bill Adamos, RMIT University; Jerome Daquin, RMIT University; Richard Linares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona
Keywords: Telescope, GEO, light curves, orbit determination, track correlation
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Levarging Non-Traditional Sources (NTS) for Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Analytics
Thomas Gemmer, Aptima, Inc.; Charlotte Shabarekh, Aptima, Inc.
Keywords: Predictive SSA, Non Traditional Sources
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Stable Narrow-line VECSEL Operation for Sodium Guide Star Generation
Michael Hart, HartSCI LLC; Yushi Kaneda, University of Arizona; Mircea Guina, Tampere University of Technology; Jussi-Pekka Penttinen, Tampere University of Technology
Keywords: Adaptive optics, laser guide stars
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ELROI: A Satellite License Plate to Simplify Space Object Identification
Rebecca Holmes, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Charles Weaver, Los Alamos National Laboratory; David Palmer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Keywords: Space object identification, optical, space debris, cubesat, single-photon detector
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Image Formation with Coherent Illumination in Deep Turbulence
Richard Holmes, The Boeing Company; V. S. Rao Gudimetla, Air Force Research Laboratory
Keywords: Imaging, Active Illumination, Deep Turbulence
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Enhancing Cognitive Fusion for Space Situational Awareness
Steven Ingram, Lockheed Martin; Rupinder Paul, Virginia Tech; Andrew Zizzi, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Brian Mayer, Virginia Tech; Naren Ramakrishnan, Virginia Tech; Moses Chan, Lockheed Martin
Keywords: null
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FireOPAL: Continental-scale Coordinated Observations of the OSIRIS-Rex Flyby
Trent Jansen-Sturgeon, Curtin University; Ben Hartig, Curtin University; Phil Bland, Curtin University; Greg Madsen, Lockheed Martin Space; Matthew Bold, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Robert Howie, Curtin University; James Mason, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Rod Drury, Lockheed Martin Space; Dane McCormack, Lockheed Martin Space
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SSA Decision Support System Development and Evaluation using Cognitive Systems Engineering
Andris Jaunzemis, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dev Minotra, Georgia Institute of Technology; Karen Feigh, Georgia Institute of Technology; Marcus Holzinger, Georgia Institute of Technology; Moses Chan, Lockheed Martin Space
Keywords: Cognitive systems engineering, space situational awareness, decision support system
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Increased Space Situation Awareness through Augmented Reality Enhanced Common Operating Pictures
Michael Jenkins, Charles River Analytics; Les Bird, Charles River Analytics; Geoffrey Catto, Charles River Analytics
Keywords: Space Situation Awareness, Augmented Reality, Visualization, Common Operating Picture, Space Battle Management Command and Control, BMC2
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Short-Term TLE Uncertainty Estimation Using an Artificial Neural Network Model
Hai Jiang, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy Sciences; Jing Liu, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy Sciences; Hao-wen Cheng, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy Sciences; Yao Zhang, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy Sciences
Keywords: Space debris, TLE Uncertainty, Neural Network
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Satellite Capture and Servicing Using Networks of Tethered Robots Supported by Ground Surveillance
Himangshu Kalita, Univ. of Arizona/SpaceTREx; Roberto Furfaro, Univ. of Arizona; Jekan Thangavelautham, Univ. of Arizona/SpaceTREx
Keywords: On-orbit capture; satellite servicing; tethers; ground observation
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Laser Beam for External Position Control and Traffic Management of On-Orbit Satellites
Himangshu Kalita, University of Arizona/SpaceTREx; Leonard Vance, University of Arizona/SpaceTREx; Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona; Jekan Thangavelautham, University of Arizona/SpaceTREx
Keywords: Lasers; space debris; spacecraft control; SSA
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New Optical Sensors Cluster for Efficient Space Surveillance and Tracking
Krzysztof Kaminski, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Edwin Wnuk, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Justyna Golebiewska, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Mikolaj Kruzynski, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Monika K. Kaminska, Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, A.Mickiewicz University; Michal Zolnowski, 6 Remote Observatories for Asteroids and Debris Searching; Marcin Gedek, 6 Remote Observatories for Asteroids and Debris Searching; Jacek Pala, ScopeDome
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WENESSA, Wide Eye-Narrow Eye Space Simulation for Situational Awareness – Update of Recent Progress
Kenneth Keppler, Air Force Research Laboratory – Directed Energy Directorate; Michael Albert, Air Force Research Laboratory – Directed Energy Directorate; Paul LeVan, Air Force Research Laboratory – Directed Energy Directorate; Earl Spillar, Air Force Research Laboratory – Directed Energy Directorate; Stephen Lyke, Integrity Applications Inc; Jeff Houchard, Integrity Applications Inc; Isaiah Marquez, AEgis Technology Group; Chad Cogburn, AEgis Technology Group
Keywords: Wide-Eye, Narrow-Eye, networked telescopes
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Optical Detection for Space Situational Awareness (ODESSA)
Brian Kloppenborg, Georgia Tech Research Institute; Christopher Valenta, Georgia Tech Research Institute; Layne Churchill, Georgia Tech Research Institute; Marcus Holzinger, University of Colorado Boulder; Brian Gunter, Georgia Institute of Technology
Keywords: Space Situational Awareness program, Satellite characterization, sBRDF, Modeling, Simulation, Cube Satellite
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Automating the Assessment of Orbit Predictions and Estimations for Building and Maintaining a New Catalogue
Michael Lachut, EOS Space Systems and Space Environment Research Centre; James Bennett, EOS Space Systems and Space Environment Research Centre; David Kooymans, EOS Space Systems
Keywords: Orbit Estimation, Orbit Prediction, Regressioon Modelling
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Fengyun-1C Debris Cloud Evolution Over One Decade
John Lambert, Cornerstone Defense
Keywords: orbital debris, Fengyun-1C, debris cloud
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Integrating Orbital Debris Measurements and Modeling – How Observations and Laboratory Data are used to Help Make Space Operations Safer
Sue Lederer, NASA Johnson Space Center Orbital Debris Program Office; A. Vavrin, GeoControl Systems, Jacobs JETS; Heather Cowardin, Jacobs JETS; Mark Matney,NASA Johnson Space Center Orbital Debris Program Office; P. Anz-Meador, Jacobs JETS; Paul Hickson, University of British Columbia/Euclid Research
Keywords: orbital debris, models, telescopes, laboratory
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Recovering Astronomical Images with Deep Neural Network Supported Bispectrum Processing
Jacob Lucas, The Boeing Company; Brandoch Calef, The Boeing Company; Trent Kyono, The Boeing Company and UCLA Computer Science
Keywords: bispectrum, Convolutional Neural Network, image processing, phase retrieval
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FireOPAL: Technical Performance and First Results
Greg Madsen, Lockheed Martin; Phil Bland, Curtin University; Matthew Bold, Advanced Technology Center; Robert Howie, Curtin University; Ben Hartig, Curtin University; Trent Jansen-Sturgeon, Curtin University; James Mason, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Liam Smith, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Dane McCormack, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center; Rod Drury, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center
Keywords: Optical SSA, autonomous sensors
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Demonstration of Precise Orbit Determination of GEO Spacecraft for Geolocation Using the Fourier SRP Model
Jay McMahon, University of Colorado Boulder
Keywords: precise orbit determination, solar radiation pressure, geolocation
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Demonstration of Real-Time Quasi-Physical Atmosphere Density Estimation Approach for Space Traffic Management
Piyush Mehta, West Virginia University; Richard Linares, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Keywords: Drag, Upper Atmosphere, Reduced Order Modeling, Data Assimilation, Radar Observation
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Equatorial Radar Array for Detection and Characterization of Earth-Orbiting Objects
Kathleen Minear, Specialized Arrays Inc; G. Patrick Martin, Specialized Arrays Inc
Keywords: Space situational awareness, orbital debris, orbit determination, widely-spaced coherent transmit arraying, large reflector uplink arraying, complex envelope phase/time transfer, radar, LILO, AOA
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System Level Studies to Design Optical Surveillance Networks in the Frame of the EU SST Support Framework
Vincent Morand, CNES; Joao Alves, EU SatCen; Johannes Gelhaus, DLR; Simon Georges, DSTL; Jose Maria Hermoso, CDTI; Elena Vellutini, ASI
Keywords: System studies, GEO, MEO, SSA, Telescopes, EUSST, Optical network
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Near-real-time Continuous Filtering of Sensor Measurements using Data Stream Management Systems
Sven Müller, Institute of Space Systems, Technische Unviversität Braunschweig; Enrico Stoll, Institute of Space Systems, Technische Unviversität Braunschweig
Keywords: data streams, real-time, measurements, filtering, SST
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Optimal Selection of Telescope Parameters for Space Situational Awareness Astrometry and Photometry
Timothy Murphy, L3 Applied Defense Solutions; Marcus Holzinger, University of Colorado Boulder
Keywords: Telescope, astrometry, photometry, exposure time, optimization
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On-Orbit Meteor Impact Monitoring Using CubeSat Swarms
Ravi teja Nallapu, University of Arizona/ SpaceTREx; Himangshu Kalita, Univ. of Arizona/SpaceTREx; Jekan Thangavelautham, Univ. of Arizona/SpaceTREx
Keywords: swarm constellations; meteor impact; CubeSats; Small Satellites; Decentralized Control
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Numerical Conservation of Exact and Approximate First Post-Newtonian Energy Integrals
Joseph O’Leary, University of South Australia and SERC Limited; James M. Hill, University of South Australia
Keywords: general relativity, astronomy, orbital dynamics, energy integrals, post-newtonian approximation
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Pomenis: A Small Portable Astrograph for Synoptic SSA
Eric Pearce, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Louis Avner, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Adam Block, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Harrison Krantz, University of Arizona Steward Observatory; Kris Rockowitz, University of Arizona Steward Observatory
Keywords: Synoptic search, astrograph, wide field of view, night sky brightness, multicolor
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Passive RF Sensing in support of SSA
Matt Prechtel, Kratos RT Logic
Keywords: Sensors, RF, Maneuver Detection, Anomalies, SSA, Ranging, Patterns of Life
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Characterization of Spacecraft Materials using Reflectance Spectroscopy
Jacqueline Reyes, The University of Texas at El Paso; Darren Cone, University of Texas at El Paso
Keywords: Reflectance spectroscopy, Orbital debris, material characterization, optical properties, light
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Mass Estimation through Fusion of Astrometric and Photometric Data Collection with Application to Orbital Debris Characterization
Matthew Richardson, L3 Applied Defense Solutions; Thomas Kelecy, L3 Applied Defense Solutions
Keywords: mass estimation, astrometric, photometric, data fusion, orbital debris characterization
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Doppler Curves in Satellite Tracking and Characterization
David Richmond, Lockheed Martin; Katrina Raichle, Lockheed Martin
Keywords: Manuever Detection, Doppler
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Modeling Energy Dissipation in a Tumbling Defunct Satellite using a Finite Element Method
Ryotaro Sakamoto, University of Colorado Boulder; Daniel Scheeres, University of Colorado Boulder
Keywords: Finite Element, Energy dissipation,
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Accurate Optical Observation of Space Objects in LEO Regime
Noelia Sánchez-Ortiz, DEIMOS Space; Jaime Nomen Torres, DEIMOS Space; Raúl Domínguez-González, DEIMOS Space; Nuria Guijarro López, DEIMOS Space
Keywords: Telescope, optical sensor, LEO, measurements , accuracy
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Towards the Detection of Faint Companions Around Geosats
Henrique Schmitt, Naval Research Laboratory; Ellyn Baines, Naval Research Laboratory; Tom Armstrong, Naval Research Laboratory; Sergio Restaino, Naval Research Laboratory
Keywords: geosats, optical interferometry, space situational awareness
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Optical Tracking and Attitude Determination of LEO CubeSats with LEDs: A Balloon Demonstration
Patrick Seitzer, University of Michigan; Justin H. Schachter, University of Michigan; Matthew Szczerba, University of Michigan; Daniel Gu, University of Michigan; Anny Lin, University of Michigan; Chris H. Lee, University of Michigan; James W. Cutler, University of Michigan; Peter D. Washabaugh, University of Michigan; Nathan Estell, University of Michigan; George Bryja, University of Michigan
Keywords: LEO, CUBESAT, LED, LEDsat, orbit determination, optical tracking
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A Numerical Solution to Orbital Pursuit-Evasion Games
Dan Shen, Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc; Khanh Pham, AFRL/RVSWS; Genshe Chen, Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc.
Keywords: Pursuit-evasion game, space situational awareness, numerical solution, non-linear programming, multi-objective optimization, satellite interception, collision avoidance.
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Recent Developments in Shadow Imaging Prediction
David Sheppard, Integrity Applications, Inc.; Dennis Douglas, Integrity Applications, Inc.; Bobby Hunt, Integrity Applications, Inc.
Keywords: shadow imaging, shadow prediction, occultation
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Conceptual Development of a Civil Space Traffic Management System (CSTM) Capability
Mark Skinner, The Aerospace Corporation
Keywords: space situational awareness, space traffic management
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Photometric Measurements of Geostationary Satellites over the Western Pacific Region
Jovan Skuljan, Defence Technology Agency
Keywords: Geostationary satellites, photometry, data reduction techniques
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Optical Survey for Space Objects in High Earth Orbital Region
Rongyu Sun, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Shengxian Yu, Purple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Keywords: optical survey, space debris, catalog, object detection
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High Resolution Imaging of Satellites in Daylight
Ryan Swindle, Air Force Research Laboratory; Douglas Hope, Hart Scientific Consulting LLC; Michael Hart, Hart Scientific Consulting LLC; Stuart Jefferies, Georgia State University
Keywords: Imaging, Image Restoration
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Synthetic Heterogeneous Anomaly and Maneuver – Neural Network Event Winnowing System
Dwight Temple, ExoAnalytic Solutions
Keywords: neural, network, anomaly, characterization, SSA, autonomous, event, classification, indication, warning
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Fragmentation Event Identification Using Back Propagation with Variable Ballistic Coefficient Calculation
Kristen Tetreault, Virginia Tech; Shane Ross, Virginia Tech; Kevin Schroeder, Virginia Tech; Jonathan Black, Virginia Tech
Keywords: space surveillance, orbital debris, fragmentation, backward propagation
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Daytime SBR Modeling of GEOs in the SWIR for Low-cost, Ground-based Imaging
Grant Thomas, Air Force Institute of Technology; Richard Cobb, Air Force Institute of Technology
Keywords: daytime imaging, custody, SWIR, NIR, ground-based, remote sensing
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How State Error Covariance Matrices Evolve in Six Dimensions
Mark Vincent, Raytheon
Keywords: Covariance propagation, Liouville’s Theorem, Probability of Collision
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Novel Sparse Recovery Algorithms for 3D Debris Localization using Rotating Point Spread Function Imagery
Chao Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK); Robert Plemmons, Wake Forest University; Sudhakar Prasad, University of New Mexico; Raymond Chan, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK); Mila Nikolova, ENS Cachan, University of Paris-Saclay
Keywords: 3D localization, image rotation, space debris, sparsity based non-convex optimization algorithms, image processing
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Advances in Polarized Remote Acoustic Imaging
Zachary Watson, HartSCI LLC; Michael Hart, HartSCI LLC; Mark Milton, HartSCI LLC; Johanan Codona, HartSCI, LLC; Wellesley Pereira, AFRL/RV
Keywords: Acoustic Imaging, SSA, Novel Instrumentation
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Imaging GEOs with a Ground-Based Sparse Aperture Telescope Array
Michael Werth, The Boeing Company; David Gerwe; Steven Griffin, The Boeing Company; Brandoch Calef, The Boeing Company; Paul Idell, The Boeing Company
Keywords: Interferometry, GEO Imaging, Optical Systems
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Tomographic Wave Front Sensing using an Imaging Shack-Hartmann Wave Front Sensor and Multi-Frame Blind Deconvolution
Matthew Willson, Georgia State University; Stuart Jefferies, Georgia State University; Douglas Hope, Hope Scientific Renaissance LLC
Keywords: high-quality 3-D wave front sensing, multi-aperture phase retrieval, turbulence
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Moving Point Source Detection and Localization in Wide-Field Images
Przemek Wozniak, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lakshman Prasad, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Brendt Wohlberg, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Keywords: astrometry, moving objects, line detection
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Real-time Optical Space Situational Awareness of Low-Earth Orbit with Small Telescopes
Peter Zimmer, J.T. McGraw and Associates, LLC; John McGraw, J.T. McGraw & Associates, LLC; Mark Ackermann, J.T. McGraw and Associates, LLC
Keywords: optical, SSA, telescope, LEO
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Turbulence and Aerosol Research Dynamic Interrogation System Testing
Steven Zuraski, AFRL; Elizabeth Beecher, AFRL; Charles Carr, AFRL/RYMT; Tamara Payne, Applied Optimization Inc.; Adam Battle, Applied Optimization Inc.; Lucas Guliano, Applied Optimization Inc.; Steven Fiorino, Air Force Institute of Technology
Keywords: atmospheric turbulence, electro-optic sensing, Cn2,
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