Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for Spacecraft Proximity Operations


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The high precision control problem of a pursuer spacecraft approaching a space target in proximity missions is investigated in this paper. By choosing proper sliding mode surfaces, a novel adaptive sliding mode controller is presented in presence of model uncertainties and unknown external disturbances. It is proved that the relative position and attitude errors of the closed-loop system asymptotically converge to zero. The validity of the proposed control strategy is demonstrated by numerical simulation results.



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Zhongmin Wang, Dongfang Yang, Kun Yang, Liangyu Guo and Jianming Tan




Y. Chi and W. Huo, "Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for Spacecraft Proximity Operations", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 644-650, pp. 571-577, 2014

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September 2014





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