Verification of attitude control system for a land-survey satellite by analysis of an image motion in onboard telescope

  • Yevgeny Somov
  • Sergey Butyrin
  • Tatyana Somova


Contemporary land-survey satellites are placed onto the orbit altitudes from 600 up to 1000 km. For such spacecraft we present elaborated methods for in-flight verification of its  attitude control  system by analysis of an image motion at optoelectronic converters' surface  in focal plane of onboard telescope during a scanning imagery.