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Michael Paluszek and Stephanie Thomas, MATLAB Recipes, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0559-4_12
Michael Paluszek1 and Stephanie Thomas2
(1)Princeton, New Jersey, USA
(2)Princeton Junction, New Jersey, USA
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pointing control is an essential technology for all robotic and manned spacecraft. A control system consists of sensing, actuation, and the dynamics of the spacecraft itself. Spacecraft control systems are of many types, but this chapter is only concerned with three-axis pointing. Reaction wheels are used for actuation.
Reaction wheels are ...