Small Satellites

Orbital and attitude dynamics and control

Recent preprints of the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics

Full-text publications by our group can be found on the website of KIAM.


Shirobokov, M.G., Libration point orbits and manifolds: design and station-keeping

Shestakov, S.A., Ivanov, D.S.Optimization problems of satellite formation flying mass exchange control

Ivanov, D.S.Ivlev, N.A., Karpenko, S.O., Ovchinnikov, M.Yu, Attitude determination algorithms investigation for microsatellites of “TableSat” series

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu.Roldugin, D.S, Pen’kov, V.I., Tkachev, S.S., Mashtakov, Ya.V.,  Sliding mode control for three-axis magnetic attitude

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu., Pen’kov, V.I., Malphrus, B.K., Brown, K., Roldugin, D.S Active magnetic attitude control algorithms for a Cubesat for astrophysics research

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu., Hao-Chi Chang, Mirer, S.A.Roldugin, D.STkachev, S.S. Dynamical model of a satellite with 2DOF solar panel


Shestakov, S.A., Ivanov, D.S., Satellite formation flying control by mass exchange 

Ivanov, D.S.Study of the microsatellites attitude determination method and its verification

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu.Tkachev, S.S.Roldugin, D.S, Attitude control system failure cases response using operational actuators

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu., Pen’kov, V.I., Roldugin, D.S, Active magnetic attitude control system providing three-axis inertial attitude

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu., Trofimov, S.P., Shirobokov, M.G., Design of interplanetary transfers with unpowered gravity assists using the method of virtual trajectories


Ivanov, D.S., Nuzhdin, D.O., Ovchinnikov, M.Yu.Tkachev, S.S.,An installation for laboratory facility remote operation to study controlled motion of the body suspended on the string

Ivanov, D.S., Ivlev, N.A., Karpenko, S.O, Ovchinnikov, M.Yu.Roldugin, D.STkachev, S.S., “Chibis-M” microsatellite attitude control algorithms flight testing

Ivanov, D.S., Karpenko S.O., Ovchinnikov, M.Yu., Sakovich, M.A., Satellite relative motion determination during separation by video processing

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu., Trofimov, S.P., Shirobokov, M.G., Method of virtual trajectories for the design of gravity assisted missions

Ovchinnikov, M.Yu.Roldugin, D.S, Testani, P., Spin-stabilized satellite with sun-pointing active magnetic attitude control system