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2018


Koenig A., Macintosh B., D'Amico S.;
Formation Design of a Distributed Telescope for High-Contrast Imaging from Earth Orbit;
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (2018).Submitted

Beierle C., D'Amico S.;
Variable Magnification Optical Stimulator for Training and Validation of Spaceborne Vision-Based Navigation;
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (2018).Accepted

Willis M., Lovell A., D'Amico S.;
Second Order Analytical Solution for Relative Motion on Arbitrarily Eccentric Orbits;
2019 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI, January 13-17 (2019).Accepted

Sharma S., D'Amico S.;
Pose Estimation for Non-Cooperative Rendezvous Using Neural Networks;
2019 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI, January 13-17 (2019).Accepted

Stacey N., D'Amico S.;
Autonomous Swarming for Simultaneous Navigation and Asteroid Characterization;
2018 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Snowbird, UT, August 19-23 (2018).

Sullivan J., Lovell A., D'Amico S.;
Angles-Only Navigation for Autonomous On-Orbit Space Situational Awareness Applications;
2018 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Snowbird, UT, August 19-23 (2018).

Chernick M., D'Amico S.;
Closed-Form Optimal Impulsive Control of Spacecraft Formations using Reachable Set Theory;
2018 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Snowbird, UT, August 19-23 (2018).

Sharma S., Ventura, J., D’Amico S.;
Robust Model-Based Monocular Pose Initialization for Noncooperative Spacecraft Rendezvous;
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (2018).

Giralo V., D'Amico S.;
Distributed Multi-GNSS Timing and Localization for Nanosatellites;
ION GNSS+ 2018, Miami, FL, September 24-28 (2018).

Sanchez H., McIntosh D., Cannon H., Pires C., Sullivan J., O'Connor B., D'Amico S.;
Starling1: Swarm Technology Demonstration;
32nd Annual Small Satellite Conference, AIAA/USU, SSC18-VII-08, Logan, UT, August 4-9 (2018).

Koenig A., D’Amico S.;
Robust and Safe N-Spacecraft Swarming in Perturbed Near-Circular Orbits;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp. 1643-1662 (2018). https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G003249.

Willis M., D’Amico S.;
Analytical Approach to Formation-Flying with Low-Thrust Relative Spiral Trajectories;
Acta Astronautica (2018).In Press

Di Mauro G., Bevilacqua R.,Spiller D., Sullivan J., D’Amico S.;
Continuous Maneuvers for Spacecraft Formation-Flying Reconfiguration using Relative Orbit Elements;
Acta Astronautica (2018).In Press

Beierle C., Norton A., Macintosh B., D’Amico S.;
Two-Stage Attitude Control for Direct Imaging of Exoplanets with a CubeSat Telescope;
SPIE 2018 Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, Austin, Texas, June 10-15 (2018).

Guffanti T., D’Amico S.;
Integration Constants as State Variables for Optimal Path Planning;
European Control Conference, Lymassol, Cyprus, June 12-15 (2018).

Koenig A.W., D'Amico S.;
Safe Spacecraft Swarm Deployment and Acquisition in Perturbed Near-Circular Orbits Subject to Operational Constraints;
Acta Astronautica (2017).

Chernick M., D'Amico S.;
New Closed-Form Solutions for Optimal Impulsive Control of Spacecraft Relative Motion;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 301-319 (2018).

Giralo V., D’Amico S.;
Development of the Stanford GNSS Navigation Testbed for Distributed Space Systems;
Institute of Navigation, International Technical Meeting, Reston, Virginia, January 29-February 1 (2018).

Sharma S., Beierle C., D’Amico S.;
Pose Estimation for Non-Cooperative Spacecraft Rendezvous Using Convolutional Neural Networks;
IEEE Aerospace Conference, Yellowstone Conference Center, Big Sky, Montana, March 3-10 (2018).

Taylor M., et al.;
Polar Orbiting Infrared Tracking Receiver (POINTR);
IEEE Aerospace Conference, Yellowstone Conference Center, Big Sky, Montana, March 3-10 (2018).

D'Amico S.;
Miniaturized Distributed Occulter/Telescope (mDOT);
Mission Fact Sheet, Stanford Space Rendezvous Lab (SLAB), July 12 (2018).

D'Amico S.;
Autonomous Nanosatellite Swarming using Radio-Frequency and Optical Navigation (ANS);
NASA Fact Sheet, Stanford Space Rendezvous Lab (SLAB), June 21 (2018).

D'Amico S.;
Distributed multi-GNSS Timing and Localization System (DiGiTaL);
NASA Fact Sheet, Stanford Space Rendezvous Lab (SLAB), June 21 (2018).

Sharma S., Beierle C., D'Amico S.;
Generative Adversarial Networks for High-Fidelity Simulation of Spacecraft Proximity Operations;
Technical Note, Stanford Space Rendezvous Lab (SLAB), April 23 (2018).

 

 

2017


Sharma S., Beierle C., D’Amico S.;
Towards Pose Determination for Non-Cooperative Spacecraft Rendezvous using Convolutional Neural Networks;
International Conference on Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA), Orlando, Florida, November 13-15 (2017).

Sullivan J., D’Amico S.;
Nonlinear Kalman Filtering for Improved Angles-Only Navigation Using Relative Orbital Elements;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 9, pp. 2183-2200 (September 2017).

Sullivan J., Grimberg S., D’Amico S.;
Comprehensive Survey and Assessment of Spacecraft Relative Motion Dynamics Models;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 1837-1859 (August 2017).

Koenig A.W., Guffanti T., D'Amico S.;
New State Transition Matrices for Spacecraft Relative Motion in Perturbed Orbits;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 7, pp. 1749-1768 (September 2017)

Di Mauro G., Bevilacqua R.,Spiller D., Sullivan J., D’Amico S.;
Continuous Maneuvers for Spacecraft Formation-Flying Reconfiguration using Relative Orbit Elements;
9th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flight (IWSCFF), The University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, June 19-21, 2017.

Willis M., D’Amico S.;
Analytical Approach to Formation Flying with Low-Thrust Relative Spiral Trajectories;
9th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flight (IWSCFF), The University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, June 19-21, 2017.

Koenig A., D’Amico S.;
Safe Spacecraft Swarm Deployment and Acquisition in Perturbed Near-Circular Orbits subject to Operational Constraints;
9th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flight (IWSCFF), The University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, June 19-21, 2017.

Beierle C., Sullivan J., D’Amico S.;
Design and Utilization of the Stanford Vision-Based Navigation Testbed for Spacecraft Rendezvous;
9th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flight (IWSCFF), The University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, June 19-21, 2017.

Willis M., D’Amico S.;
Relative Spiral Trajectories for Low-Thrust Formation Flying;
26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), Matsuyama, Japan, June 3-9, 2017.

Koenig A., D’Amico S.;
Robust and Safe N-Spacecraft Swarming in Perturbed Near-Circular Orbits;
26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), Matsuyama, Japan, June 3-9, 2017.

Beierle C., Sullivan J., D’Amico S.;
High-Fidelity Verification of Vision-Based Sensors for Inertial and Far-Range Spacecraft Navigation;
26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), Matsuyama, Japan, June 3-9, 2017.

Sullivan J., D’Amico S.;
Adaptive Filtering for Maneuver-Free Angles-Only Navigation in Eccentric Orbits;
27th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, San Antonio, Texas , February 5-9, 2017.

Guffanti T., D’Amico S., Lavagna M.;
Long-Term Analytical Propagation of Satellite Relative Motion in Perturbed Orbits;
27th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, San Antonio, Texas , February 5-9, 2017.

Steindorf L., D’Amico S., Scharnagl J., Kempf F., Schilling K.;
Constrained Low-Thrust Satellite Formation-Flying using Relative Orbit Elements;
27th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, San Antonio, Texas , February 5-9, 2017.

Sharma S., D’Amico S.;
Reduced-Dynamics Pose Estimation for Non-Cooperative Spacecraft Rendezvous using Monocular Vision;
40th Annual AAS Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, February 2-8, 2017.

 


2016


Koenig A.W., Guffanti T., D'Amico S.;
New State Transition Matrices for Relative Motion of Spacecraft Formations in Perturbed Orbits;
AIAA Space and Astronautics Form and Exposition, SPACE 2016, Long Beach Convention Center California, 13-16 September, 2016.

Chernick M., D'Amico S.;
New Closed-Form Solutions for Optimal Impulsive Control of Spacecraft Relative Motion;
AIAA Space and Astronautics Form and Exposition, SPACE 2016, Long Beach Convention Center California, 13-16 September, 2016.

Riggi L., D'Amico S.;
Optimal Impulsive Closed-Form Control for Spacecraft Formation Flying and Rendezvous;
2016 American Control Conference, July 6–8, Boston, MA, USA (2016).

Kolmas J., Banazadeh P., Koenig A.W., D‘Amico S.,Macintosh B.;
System Design of a Miniaturized Distributed Occulter/Telescope for Direct Imaging of Star Vicinity;
IEEE Aerospace Conference, Yellowstone Conference Center, Big Sky, Montana, March 5-12, 2016.

Sullivan J., Koenig A., D‘Amico S.;
Improved Maneuver-Free Approach to Angles-Only Navigation for Space Rendezvous;
26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa, CA, February 14-18, 2016.

Sharma S., D’Amico S.;
Comparative Assessment of Techniques for Initial Pose Estimation using Monocular Vision;
Acta Astronautica, 123 pp. 435-445 (2016).
DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.12.032

Sharma S., Koenig A., Sullivan J., D'Amico S.;
Verification of Light-box Devices for Earth Albedo Simulation;
Technical Note, Stanford Space Rendezvous Lab (SLAB), January (2016).

 


2015


Allende G., D'Amico S., Montenbruck O., Hugentobler U., Delpech M.;
Radio-Frequency Sensor Fusion for Relative Navigation of Formation Flying Satellites;
International Journal of Space Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 129-147 (2015).
DOI: 10.1504/IJSPACESE.2015.072333

Wermuth M., Gaias G., D’Amico S.;
Safe Picosatellite Release from a Small Satellite Carrier;
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, N.5, pp. 1338-1347 (2015).
DOI: 10.2514/1.A33036

Gaias G., D’Amico S.;
Impulsive Maneuvers for Formation Reconfiguration using Relative Orbital Elements;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 1036-1049 (2015).
DOI: 10.2514/1.G000189

Gaias G., D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S.;
Generalized Multi-Impulsive Maneuvers for Optimum Spacecraft Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbit;
International Journal of Space Science and Engineering, Vol.3, No.1, pp.68 - 88 (2015)
DOI: 10.1504/IJSPACESE.2015.069361

Koenig A.W., D'Amico S., Macintosh B., Titus C.J.;
Formation Design Analysis of a Miniaturized Distributed Occulter/Telescope in Earth Orbit;
25th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics ISSFD, Munich, Germany, October 19 - 23, 2015.

Singh S., D'Amico S., Pavone M.;
High-Fidelity Modeling and Control System Synthesis for a Drag-Free Microsatellite;
25th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics ISSFD, Munich, Germany, October 19 - 23, 2015.

Koenig A.W., D'Amico S., Macintosh B., Titus C.J.;
A Pareto-Optimal Characterization of Miniaturized Distributed Occulter/Telescope Systems;
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2015, San Diego, California, United States, 9 - 13 August 2015.

Koenig A.W., D'Amico S., Macintosh B., Titus C.J.;
Optimal Formation Design of a Miniaturized Distributed Occulter/Telescope in Earth Orbit;
2015 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, Colorado, United States, 9 - 13 August 2015.

Sharma S., D’Amico S.;
Comparative Assessment of Techniques for Initial Pose Estimation using Monocular Vision;
8th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying, IWSCFF 2015, 8-10 June, Delft University of Technology (2015).

D’Amico S., Pavone M., Saraf S., Alhussien A., Al-Saud T., Buchman S., Byer R., Farhat C.;
Miniaturized Autonomous Distributed Space System for Future Science and Exploration;
8th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying, IWSCFF 2015, 8-10 June, Delft University of Technology (2015).

 


2014


D’Amico S., Benn M., and Jørgensen J.L.;
Pose Estimation of an Uncooperative Spacecraft from Actual Space Imagery;
International Journal of Space Science and Engineering, Vol.2, No.2, pp.171 - 189 (2014).
DOI: 10.1504/IJSPACESE.2014.060600 

Gaias G., D’Amico S., and Ardaens J.-S.;
Angles-Only Navigation to a Noncooperative Satellite Using Relative Orbital Elements;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 37(2): 439-451,2014
DOI: 10.2514/1.61494

De Florio S., D'Amico S., Radice G.;
Virtual Formation Method for Precise Autonomous Absolute Orbit Control;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 37(2): 425-438, 2014
DOI: 10.2514/1.61575

Gaias G., Ardaens J.-S., and D’Amico S.;
The Autonomous Vision Approach Navigation and Target Identification (AVANTI) Experiment: Objectives and Design;
ESA GNC 2014, 9th International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems, 2-6 June 2014, Oporto, Portugal (2014).

Ardaens J.-S., D’Amico S., and Sommer J.;
GPS Navigation System for Challenging Close-Proximity Formation-Flight;
24th International Symposium on Spaceflight Dynamics, 5-9 May 2014, Laurel, USA (2014).

Kahle R., D’Amico S.;
The TerraSAR-X Precise Orbit Control – Concept and Flight Results;
24th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 5-9 May 2014, Laurel, USA (2014).

Wermuth M., D’Amico S., and Gaias G.;
Safe Release of a Picosatellite from a Small Satellite Carrier in Low Earth Orbit;
24th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 26-30 Jan. 2014, Santa Fe, USA (2014).

2013


Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S., Cropp A.;
GPS-based Relative Navigation for the Proba-3 Formation Flying Mission;
Acta Astronautica, 91: 341-355, 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.06.025

De Florio S., D'Amico S., Radice G.;
Flight Results of Precise Autonomous Orbit Keeping Experiment on PRISMA Mission;
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 50 (3): 662-674, 2013
DOI 10.2514/1.A32347

D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., De Florio, S.;
Autonomous Formation Flying based on GPS - PRISMA Flight Results;
Acta Astronautica, 82 (1): 69-79, 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.04.033

D'Amico S., Ardaens J., Gaias G., Benninghoff H., Schlepp B., Joergensen J. L.;
Noncooperative Rendezvous using Angles-only Optical Navigation: System Design and Flight Results;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 36 (6): 1576-1595, 2013
DOI 10.2514/1.59236

Allende G., D'Amico S., Montenbruck O., Hugentobler U., Delpech M.;
FFRF and GPS Sensor Fusion for Relative Navigation of Formation Flying Satellites;
5th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions and Technologies, 29-31 May, 2013, Munich, Germany (2013);

Gaias G., D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S.,
Generalized Multi-Impulsive Maneuvers for Optimum Spacecraft Rendezvous;
5th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions and Technologies, 29-31 May, 2013, Munich, Germany (2013);

D'Amico S., Benn M., Joergensen J. L.;
Pose Estimation of an Uncooperative Spacecraft from Actual Space Imagery;
5th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions and Technologies, 29-31 May, 2013, Munich, Germany (2013);

De Florio S., D'Amico S., Radice G.;
Combined Autonomous Absolute and Relative Orbit Control in Low Earth Orbit;
5th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions and Technologies, 29-31 May, 2013, Munich, Germany (2013);

2012


D’Amico S., Bodin P., Delpech M., Noteborn R.;
PRISMA;
Chap 21, pp. 599-637. In: D'Errico M. (Ed.)
Distributed Space Missions for Earth System Monitoring Space Technology Library, 2013, Volume 31, Part 4, 599-637.
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-4541-8_21

Montenbruck O., D'Amico S.;
GPS Based Relative Navigation;
Chap 5, pp. 185-223. In: D'Errico M. (Ed.)
Distributed Space Missions for Earth System Monitoring Space Technology Library, 2013, Volume 31, Part 2, 185-223.
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-4541-8_5

D’Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Larsson R.
Spaceborne Autonomous Formation-Flying Experiment on the PRISMA Mission;
Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol.35, no.3, 834-850 (2012).
DOI 10.2514/1.55638

D’Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., De Florio S.
Autonomous formation flying based on GPS - PRISMA flight results;
Acta Astronautica (2012).
DOI 10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.04.033

Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S. , Montenbruck O.;
Final commissioning of the PRISMA GPS navigation system;
Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Sciences and Applications, 4(3):104:118 (2012).

D’Amico S., Larsson R.;
Navigation and Control of the PRISMA Formation: In-Orbit Experience;
Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation, 2(5):312-320 (2012).

D’Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Gaias G., Schlepp B., Benninghoff H., Tzschichholz T., Karlsson T., Jørgensen J. L.;
Flight Demonstration of Non-Cooperative Rendezvous using Optical Navigation;
23th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 29 October - 2 November, 2012, Pasadena, CA, USA (2012).

Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S., Cropp A.;
GPS-Based Relative Navigation for the PROBA-3 Formation Flying Mission;
63rd International Astronautical Congress, 1-5 October, 2012, Naples (2012).

De Florio S., D'Amico S., and Radice G.;
Precise Autonomous Orbit Control in Low Earth Orbit;
AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, 13 - 16 August 2012, Minneapolis, MN, USA (2012)

Gaias G., D'Amico S., and Ardaens J.-S.;
Angles-only Navigation to a Non-Cooperative Satellite using Relative Orbital Elements;
AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, 13 - 16 August 2012, Minneapolis, MN, USA (2012)

De Florio S., D’Amico S., Radice G.;
Flight Results of the Precise Autonomous Orbit Keeping Experiment on the PRISMA Mission;
AAS 12-179; 22nd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 29 Jan. - 2 Feb. 2012, Charleston, SC (2012).

Bodin P., Noteborn R., Larsson R., Karlsson Th., D’Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Delpech M., Berges J.-C.;
Prisma Formation Flying Demonstrator: Overview and Conclusions from the Nominal Mission;
AAS 12-072; 35th Annual AAS Guidance and Control Conference, 3-8 Feb. 2012, Breckenridge, Colorado (2012).

2011


D'Amico S., Larsson R.;
Navigation and Control of the PRISMA Formation: In-Orbit Experience;
18th IFAC World Congress, 28 Aug.- 2Sep 2011, Milano, Italy (2011).

D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Larsson R.;
Spaceborne Autonomous Formation Flying Experiment on the PRISMA Mission;
AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 8-11 Aug. 2011, Portland, USA (2011).

Montenbruck O., D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Wermuth M.;
Carrier Phase Differential GPS for LEO Formation Flying - The PRISMA and TanDEM-X Flight Experience;
AAS 11-489; AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, 31 July - 4 Aug 2011, Girdwood, USA (2011).

Gaias G., Ardeans J.-S., D'Amico S.;
Formation Flying Testbed at DLR's German Space Operations Center;
8th International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems; 5-10 June 2010, Carlsbad, Czech Republic (2011).

Larsson R., Noteborn R., Bodin P., D'Amico S., Karlsson T., Carlsson A.;
Autonomous Formation Flying in LEO - Seven months of routine formation flying with frequent reconfigurations;
4th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies; 18-20 May 2011, St-Hubert, Quebec (2011).

Larsson R., D'Amico S., Noteborn R., Bodin P.;
GPS Navigation Based Proximity Operations by the PRISMA Satellites - Flight Results;
4th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies; 18-20 May 2011, St-Hubert, Quebec (2011).

D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Larsson R.;
In-Flight Demonstration of Formation Control based on Relative Orbital Elements;
4th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies; 18-20 May 2011, St-Hubert, Quebec (2011).

Ardaens J.S., D'Amico S., Fischer D.;
Early Flight Results from the TanDEM-X Autonomous Formation Flying System;
4th International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies; 18-20 May 2011, St-Hubert, Quebec (2011).

De Florio S., D'Amico S., Radice G.;
Operation Concept of the Precise Autonomous Orbit Keeping Experiment on the PRISMA Mission;
8th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, 4-8 April 2011, Berlin (2011).

Spurmann J., D'Amico S.;
Proximity Operations of On-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft using an Eccentricity/Inclination Vector Separation;
22nd International Symposium on Spaceflight Dynamics; 28 Feb. - 4 March 2011, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil (2011).

Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S., Montenbruck O.;
Final Commissioning of the PRISMA GPS Navigation System;
22nd International Symposium on Spaceflight Dynamics; 28 Feb. - 4 March 2011, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil (2011).

2010


D'Amico S.;
Autonomous formation flying in low earth orbit;
PhD thesis; Technical University of Delft (2010).

D’Amico S., Montenbruck O.;
Differential GPS: An Enabling Technology for Formation Flying Satellites;
in: Sandau R., Röser H.-P., Valenzuela A.;
Small Satellite Missions for Earth Observation;
pp. 457-466; Springer Verlag (2010).
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-03501-2_43

Perea L., D'Amico S., Ardaens J.S., Elosegui P.;
Relative Control of a Virtual Telescope in a High Elliptical Orbit using GNSS and Optical Metrology;
Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 33/4, 1281-1287 (2010).
DOI 10.2514/1.48287

Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S., Montenbruck O.;
Flight Results from the PRISMA GPS-Based Navigation;
5th ESA Workshop on Satellite Navigation Technologies, NAVITEC'2010, 8-10 Dec. 2010, Noordwijk, Netherlands (2010).

D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., DeFlorio S.;
Autonomous Formation Flying Based on GPS - PRISMA Flight Results;
6th International Workshop on Satellite Constellation and Formation Flying, 1-3 Nov. 2010, Taipei, Taiwan (2010).

Gaias G., D'Amico, Boge T.;
Hardware-in-the-loop Multi-satellite Simulator for Proximity Operations;
11th Int. WS on Simulation & EGSE facilities for Space Programmes; SESP 2010, 28-30 September 2010, Noordwijk, Netherlands.

Persson S., D'Amico S., Harr J.;
Flight Results from PRISMA Formation Flying and Rendezvous Demonstration Mission;
IAC-10-B4.2.9; 61st International Astronautical Congress, 27 Sep - 1 Oct 2010,Prague, CZ. (2010).

De Florio S., D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S.;
Autonomous Navigation and Control of Formation Fliyng Spacecraft on the PRISMA Mission;
IAC-10.C1.5.12; 61st International Astronautical Congress, 27 Sep - 1 Oct 2010,Prague, CZ. (2010).

D'Amico S., Ardaens J.S., De Florio S., Montenbruck O., Persson S., Noteborn R.;
GPS-Based Spaceborne Autonomous Formation Flying Experiment (SAFE) on PRISMA: Initial Commissioning;
AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, 2-5 August 2010, Toronto, Canada.

Ardaens J.S., Montenbruck O., D'Amico S.;
Functional and Performance Validation of the PRISMA Precise Orbit Determination Facility;
ION International Technical Meeting, 25-27 Jan. 2010, San Diego, California (2010).

Persson S., Harr J., D'Amico S., Jörgensen J.;
PRISMA - Formation Flying Project Close to Launch;
Small Satellites Systems and Services- The 4S Symposium, 31 May - 4 June 2010, Madeira, Portugal (2010).

2009


Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S.;
Spaceborne Autonomous Relative Control System for Dual Satellite Formations;
Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics 32(6):1859-1870 (2009).
DOI 10.2514/1.42855

Delong N., Laurichesse D., Harr J., D'Amico S.;
PRISMA Relative Orbit Determination using GPS Measurements;
21st International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 28 Sep. -2 Oct. 2009, Toulouse, France (2009).

L. Perea, S. D’Amico, P. Elosegui;
Relative Orbit Control of a Virtual Telescope in an Eccentric Orbit;
21st International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 28 Sep. -2 Oct. 2009, Toulouse, France (2009).

D’Amico S., De Florio S., Larsson R., Nylund M.;
Autonomous Formation Keeping and Reconfiguration for Remote Sensing Spacecraft;
21st International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 28 Sep. -2 Oct. 2009, Toulouse, France (2009).

D’Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., Montenbruck O.;
Navigation of Formation Flying Spacecraft using GPS: the PRISMA Technology Demonstration;
ION-GNSS-2009, 22 Sep. - 25 Sep. 2009, Savannah, USA (2009).

D’Amico S., Montenbruck O.;
Differential GPS: An Enabling Technology for Formation Flying Satellites;
7th IAA Symposium on Small Satellite for Earth Observation, 4-8 May 2009, Berlin (2009)

De Florio S., Gill E., D’Amico S.;
Performance Comparison of Microprocessors for Space-based Navigation Applications;
7th IAA Symposium on Small Satellite for Earth Observation, 4-8 May 2009, Berlin (2009)

De Florio S., D’Amico S.;
Optimal Autonomous Orbit Control of Remote Sensing Spacecraft;
19th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 8-12 Feb 2009, Savannah, USA (2009).

Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S.;
Formation Flying Testbed;
DLR-GSOC TN 09-01; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2009).

2008


De Florio S., D'Amico S.;
The Precise Autonomous Orbit Keeping Experiment on the PRISMA Mission;
Journal of the Astronautical Sciences 56(4), 477-494 (2009).

Montenbruck O., Kahle R., D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S.;
Navigation and Control of the TanDEM-X Formation;
Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 56(3):341-357 (2008).

Yamamoto T., D'Amico S.;
Hardware-in-the-loop Demonstration of GPS-Based Autonomous Formation Flying;
4th ESA Workshop on Satellite Navigation User Equipment Technologies, NAVITEC'2008, 10-12 December 2008, Noordwijk (2008).

Montenbruck O., Delpech M., Ardaens J.-S., Delong N., D'Amico S., Harr J.;
Cross-Validation of GPS and FFRF-Based Relative Navigation for the PRISMA Mission;
4th ESA Workshop on Satellite Navigation User Equipment Technologies, NAVITEC'2008, 10-12 December 2008, Noordwijk (2008).

D'Amico S., Montenbruck O., Larsson R., Chasset C.;
GPS-Based Relative Navigation during the Separation Sequence of the PRISMA Mission;
AIAA-2008-6661; AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, 18-21 Aug. 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii (2008).

D'Amico S., Ardaens J.-S., De Florio S., Montenbruck O.;
Autonomous Formation Flying - TanDEM-X, PRISMA and Beyond;
5th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations & Formation Flying, 2-4 July 08, Evpatoria, Crimea (2008).

D'Amico S., De Florio S., Ardaens J. S., Yamamoto T.;
Offline and Hardware-in-the-loop Validation of the GPS-based Real-Time Navigation System for the PRISMA Formation Flying Mission;
3rd International Symposium on Formation Flying, Missions and Technology, 23-25 April 2008, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk (2008).

Ardaens J.-S., D'Amico S., Ulrich D., Fischer D.;
TanDEM-X Autonomous Formation Flying System;
3rd International Symposium on Formation Flying, Missions and Technology, 23-25 April 2008, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk (2008).

De Florio S., D'Amico S., Gracia-Fernandez M.;
The Precise Autonomous Orbit Keeping Experiment on the PRISMA Formation Flying Mission;
AAS 08-212; 18th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 28-31 Jan. 2008, Galveston, Texas (2008).

Ardaens J.S., D’Amico S.;
Control of Formation Flying Spacecraft at a Lagrange Point;
DLR-GSOC TN 08-01; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2007).

2007


Gill E., D'Amico S., Montenbruck O.;
Autonomous Formation Flying for the PRISMA Mission;
AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 44/3, 671-681 (2007).
DOI 10.2514/1.23015

Rupp T., D'Amico S., Montenbruck O., Gill E.;
Autonomous Formation Flying at DLR's German Space Operations Center (GSOC);
IAC-07-D1.2; 58th International Astronautical Congress; 24-28 Sept. 2007; Hyderabad, India (2007).

Ardaens J.S., D’Amico S., Kazeminejad B., Montenbruck O., Gill E.;
Spaceborne Autonomous and Ground Based Relative Orbit Control for the TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X Formation;
20th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics; 24-28 Sep. 2007, Annapolis, USA (2007).

Kahle R., Kazeminejad B., Kirschner M., Yoon Y., Kiehling R., D’Amico S.;
First In-orbit Experience of TerraSAR-X Flight Dynamics Operations;
20th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics; 24-28 Sep. 2007, Annapolis, USA (2007).

2006


Montenbruck O., Kirschner M., D'Amico S., Bettadpur S.;
E/I-Vector Separation for Safe Switching of the GRACE Formation;
Aerospace Science and Technology 10/7, 628-635 (2006).
DOI 10.1016/j.ast.2006.04.001

Kohlhase A.O., Kroes R., D'Amico S.;
Interferometric baseline performance estimations for multistatic SAR configurations derived from GRACE GPS observations;
Journal of Geodesy 80/1, 28-39 (2006).
DOI 10.1007/s00190-006-0027-y

D'Amico S., Montenbruck O.;
Proximity Operations of Formation Flying Spacecraft using an Eccentricity/Inclination Vector Separation;
AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 554-563 (2006).

Enderle W., Fiedler H., De Florio S., Krieger G., Jochim F., D'Amico S., Dawson S., Kellar W.;
Next Generation GNSS for Navigation of Future SAR Constellations;
IAC-06-C1.8.06; 57th International Astronautical Congress, Oct. 2-6, 2006, Valencia, Spain (2006).

D'Amico S., Gill E., Montenbruck O..;
Relative Orbit Control Design for the PRISMA Formation Flying Mission;
AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 21-24 Aug. 2006, Keystone, Colorado (2006).

D'Amico S., Gill E., Garcia M., Montenbruck O., Gill E.;
GPS-Based Real-Time Navigation for the PRISMA Formation Flying Mission;
3rd ESA Workshop on Satellite Navigation User Equipment Technologies, NAVITEC'2006, 11-13 December 2006, Noordwijk (2006).

Kohlhase A., Kroes R., D'Amico S.;
Evaluating interferometric baseline performances in a close formation flight by using relative GRACE GPS navigation solutions;
19th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics; 4-11 June 2006, Kanazawa, Japan (2006).

Fiedler H., Krieger G., Werner M., Reiniger K., Diedrich E., Eineder M., D’Amico S., Riegger S.;
The TanDEM-X Mission Design and Data Acquisition Plan;
6th European Conference on Synthectic Aperture Radar, 16-18 May 2006, Dresden, Germany (2006).

Gill E., Montenbruck O., D'Amico S., Persson S.;
Autonomous Satellite Formation Flying for the PRISMA Technology Demonstration Mission;
16th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Jan. 22-26, 2006, Tampa, Florida (2006).

2005


D’Amico S., Montenbruck O., Arbinger Ch., Fiedler H.;
Formation Flying Concept for Close Remote Sensing Satellites;
AAS 05-156; 15th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference; Jan. 23-27, 2005; Copper Mountain, Colorado (2005).

D'Amico S.;
Relative Orbital Elements as Integration Constants of the Hill’s Equations;
DLR-GSOC TN 05-08; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2005).

D'Amico S.;
Flight Dynamics Operations for TanDEM-X Formation Flying;
DLR-GSOC TN 05-03; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2005).

2004


D’Amico S., Arbinger Ch., Kirschner M., Campagnola S.;
Generation of an Optimum Target Trajectory for the TerraSAR-X Repeat Observation Satellite;
18th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 11-15 Oct. 2004, Munich, Germany (2004).

Arbinger Ch., D’Amico S., Eineder M.;
Precise Ground-In-the-Loop Orbit Control for Low Earth Observation Satellites;
18th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 11-15 Oct. 2004, Munich, Germany (2004).

Arbinger Ch., D’Amico S.;
Impact of Orbit Prediction Accuracy on Low Earth Remote Sensing Flight Dynamics Operations;
18th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, 11-15 Oct. 2004, Munich, Germany (2004).

Montenbruck O., D’Amico S.;
Space Segment Requirements for TanDEM-X Formation Flying;
DLR-GSOC TN 04-09; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2004).

Montenbruck O., Kirschner M., D’Amico S.;
E/I-Vector Separation for GRACE Proximity Operations;
DLR-GSOC TN 04-08; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2004).

Kirschner M., D’Amico S.;
Generation of the TerraSar-X Reference Orbit ;
DLR-GSOC TN 04-06; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2004).

D’Amico S., Kirschner M., Arbinger Ch.;
Precise Orbit Control of LEO Repeat Observation Satellites with Ground-In-The-Loop;
DLR-GSOC TN 04-05; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Oberpfaffenhofen (2004).

2003


Arbinger Ch., D'Amico S., Feucht U., Finzi A.;
The GRACE Formation: Science Mode Pointing Performance Analysis;
3rd International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formations, 24-26 Feb. 2003, Pisa (2003).

2002


D'Amico S.;
Attitude and orbital simulation in support of space mission operations: the GRACE formation flying;
Master Thesis, Politecnico di Milano (2002).