Satellite Evaluation of Relative Pose Estimation of Non-cooperative Target (SERPENT)

UT Austin PI: Brandon Jones
CO-PIs: Maruthi Akella
Collaborating Institutions: Center for Space Research
Funding Source: AFRL and Utah State University (Space Dynamics Laboratory)
Award: $220K
Award Date: 1/22

This research will develop algorithms for relative pose estimation of a non-cooperative satellite using a stereo camera and machine learning. As part of this project, the team will also develop a CubeSat mission to demonstrate the algorithms.