Our group is currently solving problems in the following areas:
- Autonomous Spacecraft Rendezvous
- Nonlinear Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification
- Onboard Spacecraft GN&C
- Orbit Determination
- Vision-Based Navigation
Autonomous Onboard Space Navigation in the Absence of GPS (2017-2020)
This research supports the NASA Johnson Space Center to broaden the capabilities of nonlinear onboard space navigation in the absence of GPS. One of the main goals is the support of the relative navigation system development of the NASA Orion vehicle.