Space Systems Dynamics

Orbital and attitude dynamics and control

News of our group

News of our group for 201520162017, 2018 years

July 22, 2019

Workshop on Formation Flying and Constellations

On July 16-19, the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland) hosted the renowned conference International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying (IWSCFF). Danil Ivanov, Yaroslav Mashtakov, and Sergey Shestakov presented as much as five studies carried out by different people
in our group. Details...

July 12, 2019

IAA Symposium on Space Debris Observations

On July 9-10, the IAA Regional Symposium on Space Debris Observations
from Basilicata took place in the CastelGAUSS Observatory located on the
Toppo di Castelgrande mountain (1250 m above the sea level, the province
of Potenza, Italy). The meeting sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) was jointly organized by the Municipality of Castelgrande
and the GAUSS Srl company. Prof. Ovchinnikov gave a talk on active space debris removal (ASDR) simulation made with two microsatellite mock-ups on
the COSMOS air-bearing test bench.

July 1, 2019

KIAM Astrodynamics Day

On June 28, two celebrated astrodynamicists – Prof. Kathleen Howell (Purdue University, USA) and Prof. Daniel Scheeres (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA) – visited Keldysh Institute by invitation of Prof. Ovchinnikov. They did not only give lectures but also learned about the ongoing research on similar topics at our institute and visited the Keldysh memorial cabinet. Details...

June 17, 2019

Recent Advances in Space Technologies 2019

On June 11-14, the 9th International conference "Recent Advances in Space Technologies" (RAST 2019) was traditionally held in Instanbul, Turkey. Danil Ivanov took part in this conference by giving two talks about the capture of a tumbling target and the underactuated magnetic attitude control. Details...

May 15, 2019

A Higher Degree of Excellence

Congratulations to Yaroslav Mashtakov with getting a PhD degree! On May 14, Yaroslav successfully defended the PhD dissertation On the Use of the Direct Lyapunov Method in Spacecraft Attitude Control Problems.

April 19, 2019

Debris Conference at Space Research Institute

The first Russian conference on space debris has been jointly arranged by the Institute of Astronomy (INASAN) and the Space Research Institute (IKI). Hosted
by IKI on April 17-19 and named as "Space Debris: Fundamental and Practical Aspects of the Threat," the event attracted much attention from both media and leading experts. Sergey Trofimov has announced the publishing of a handbook on post-mission disposal of small satellites prepared by IAA Study Group 4.23. Details...

April 8, 2019

Parallel Computing Technologies 2019

From 2nd to 4th of April, the 13th conference "Parallel Computing Technologies 2019" has been held. This year, one of the two largest Russian supercomputing meetings was hosted by Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad). The updated Top50 list of the most powerful supercomputers of CIS has been traditionally released. Details...

April 1, 2019

Russian Science Foundation Grant Awarded

We received a new three-year grant from the Russian Science Foundation for the research project named "Spacecraft Dynamics and Navigation in Complex Gravity Fields" – congratulations to all the team members!

February 4, 2019

Academic Readings on Cosmonautics

The XLIII Academic Readings on Cosmonautics in memory of Sergey Korolev and other pioneers of space exploration have been held at Bauman Moscow State Technical University from 29 January to 1 February 2019. Six papers have been presented by researchers and students of our group at the 2-day session "Applied celestial mechanics and motion control." Details...