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A New Reaction Control Approach for Sounding Rockets
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1970 by SAE International in United States
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This paper concerns a new technique designed to provide high performance reaction control systems for sounding rockets. Proportional control of differential thrust and simple adaptive control of thrust magnitude (based on the level of demanded thrust) is utilized. The control is being implemented with a combination of electronic and fluidic components for an Aerobee 150 sounding rocket payload whose goal is a pointing stability of 0.1 arc second.
CitationHonda, T., Keltz, W., Gabris, E., and Murphy, J., "A New Reaction Control Approach for Sounding Rockets," SAE Technical Paper 700783, 1970, https://doi.org/10.4271/700783.
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