Publications

Publications

Olson, C., Russell, R., Carpenter, J.R., “Small Body Optical Navigation Using The Additive Divided Difference Sigma Point Filter,” Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, accepted Sept 28, 2015.

Olson, C., Russell, R., Bhaskaran, S., “Spin State Estimation of Tumbling Small Bodies,” The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, accepted November 27, 2015.

Bhaskaran, S., Nandi, S., Broschart, S., Wallace, M., Cangahuala, L., Olson, C., “Small Body Landings Using Autonomous Onboard Optical Navigation”, The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2011, pp. 409–427.

Olson, C., Scaperoth, P., Mission Orbit Navigation Analysis Approach and Modeling Assumptions, NASA Magnetospheric Multi-Scale (MMS) Flight Dynamics Subsystem Critical Design Review (CDR), June 2010.

Olson, C., Analysis of Asteroid Landing Capabilities Using Autonomous Optical Navigation, Masters Thesis, University of Texas at Austin, May 2009.

 

Conference Papers

Olson, C., Russell, R., Bhaskaran, S., Spin State Estimation of Tumbling Small Bodies, Paper AAS 15-363, AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, Jan 2015.

Olson, C., Russell, R.P., Carpenter, J.R., Small Body Optical Navigation Using the Additive Divided Difference Sigma Point Filter, Paper AAS 14-422, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Olson, C., Wright, C., Long, A., Expected Navigation Flight Performance for the Magnetospheric Multi-Scale (MMS) Mission, Paper AAS 12-199, AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, Jan 2012.

Olson, C., Navigation Concepts for the Magnetospheric Multi-Scale (MMS) Mission, AIAA Region I Young Professional, Student, and Education Conference, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, Nov 2011.

Bhaskaran, S., Nandi, S., Broschart, S., Wallace, M., Cangahuala, L., Olson, C., Small Body Landing Accuracy Using In-Situ Navigation, Paper 11-056, AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Meeting, Breckenridge, CO, Feb 4, 2011.

Olson, C., Long, A., Carpenter, J.R., Sensitivity of Magnetospheric Multi-Scale (MMS) Mission Navigation Accuracy to Major Error Sources, Paper AAS 11-207, AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2011.