Method of Increasing the Monitoring Frequency of the Inspecting Area by Earth Remote Sensing Spacecraft

Authors: Salov V.V., Protsenko P.A., Khubbiev R.V. Published: 09.02.2018
Published in issue: #1(118)/2018  
DOI: 10.18698/0236-3933-2018-1-105-114

Category: Aviation, Rocket and Space Engineering | Chapter: Dynamics, Ballistics, Flying Vehicle Motion Control  
Keywords: earth remote sensing spacecraft, iso-path orbit, monitoring, area

The study introduces an option for using iso-path orbits in order to increase the monitoring frequency of the Earth's surface area by the Earth remote sensing spacecraft. We developed the algorithms for calculating the time and resource costs necessary to change the orbital parameters of the Earth remote sensing spacecraft when the orbit group is rebuilt for observation of the inspected area. Findings of the research show the expediency of the method under consideration in solving the problems of monitoring the areas of natural disasters and emergency situations


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