Attitude Reorientation of Spacecraft with Attitude Forbidden Zones

Xuhui Lu, Yingmin Jia
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Xuhui Lu
Available Online 1 June 2015.
attitude stabilization, attitude constraints, backstepping, dynamic scaling
This paper investigates an attitude reorientation control scheme of spacecraft, considering attitude forbidden zone and external disturbances. A novel potential barrier function is proposed with an attitude constraint term and a dynamical scaling term. Here the dynamical scaling term is synthesized with a backstepping-based control scheme to accommodate both the avoidance of attitude forbidden zones and disturbance attenuation. Simulation results are given to verify the effectiveness of the proposed method.

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