SCOPE-1 (Spacecraft for Optical-based Position Estimation-1)

Satellite SCOPE-1 (Spacecraft for Optical-based Position Estimation-1)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2025
Launcher not launched
Organisation University of Texas at Austin
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Demonstrate the use of an optical navigation method for position, navigation, and timing based on primary-body surface features, e.g., lunar craters, islands, etc.

Description

Demonstrate the use of an optical navigation method for position, navigation, and timing based on primary-body surface features, e.g., lunar craters, islands, etc. The mission will use a specialized image processing algorithm for Earth orbit to demonstrate the use of this navigation approach on a small satellite.

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Last modified: 2023-10-15

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