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PRISMA: DLR experiment on autonomous satellite formation flight begins
The primary objective of the Swedish satellite mission PRISMA is to demonstrate autonomous onboard control of satellite formation flying and close approach to other spacecraft. The German Aerospace Centre, DLR, is involved in the project and the first DLR experiment began on 29 September 2010, after the first project phase was completed. The primary feature is the commencement of autonomous formation flight.
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Last update: 21/10/2010 10:12:54