Aerospace Control Lab
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Aerospace Control Lab

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People

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Andrea Garulli
Professor, DIISM
garulli at diism.unisi.it

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Antonio Giannitrapani
Assistant Professor, DIISM
giannitrapani at diism.unisi.it
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Gianni Bianchini
Assistant Professor, DIISM
giannibi at diism.unisi.it

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Mirko Leomanni
Research Associate, DIISM
leomanni at diism.unisi.it


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Collaborators

Fabrizio Scortecci
Chairman, Aerospazio Tecnologie s.r.l. 
fscortecci at aerospazio.com


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Stephen B. Gabriel
Professor, University of Southampton 
sbg2 at soton.ac.uk

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Francesco Taccogna
Researcher, IMIP-CNR 
francesco.taccogna at cnr.it

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Research

Attitude and Orbit Control
Nonlinear, optimal and robust control techniques for orbit station-keeping, formation flying and attitude stabilization.

Autonomous Navigation
Filtering, data fusion and parameter identification techniques for Earth orbiting and deep space missions.

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Electric Propulsion
Propulsion subsystem design for Hall-effect, resistojet and pulsed plasma thrusters.

Space Simulation
Spacecraft modeling and simulation, space mission analysis and design.


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Projects

[P8] "Attitude and orbit control for microsatellites"
SSCAM project, Regione Toscana, 2013-14.

[P7] "Electric propulsion systems for large satellite platforms"
FIP, Ministero delle Attività Produttive, 2007-11.

[P6] "Clearance of flight control laws using optimization"
European Commission (6th FP), 2007-2010.

[P5] "Guidance, navigation and control for formation flying missions"`
ERA-STAR Regions, Regione Toscana, 2007-08.

[P4] "Electric propulsion systems for advanced small satellite platforms"
FIP, Ministero delle Attività Produttive, 2005-08.

[P3] "Guidance, navigation and control techniques for space missions"
DOCUP 1.8, Regione Toscana, 2006-07.

[P2] "Diagnostic sensors for plasma: data analysis and software development"
DOCUP 1.8, Regione Toscana, 2004.

[P1] "Data acquisition and analysis for satellite equipments in vacuum chambers"
DOCUP 1.8, Regione Toscana, 2003.

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Publications

Journal papers

[J9] M. Leomanni, G. Bianchini, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, "A class of globally stabilizing feedback controllers for the orbital rendezvous problem", International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 27, No. 18, December, 2017.

[J8] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, F. Farina, F. Scortecci, "Minimum Switching Thruster Control for Spacecraft Precision Pointing", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 53, No. 2, April, 2017.

[J7] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, F. Scortecci, "Propulsion Options for Very Low Earth Orbit Microsatellites", Acta Astronautica, Vol. 133, No. 6, April, 2017.

[J6] A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, M. Leomanni, "Minimum Switching Control for Systems of Coupled Double Integrators", Automatica, Vol. 60, October, 2015.

[J5] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, F. Scortecci, "All-electric Spacecraft Precision Pointing using Model Predictive Control", Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 1, January, 2015.

[J4] F. Taccogna, D. Pagano, F. Scortecci and A. Garulli, "Three-dimensional Plume Simulation of Multi-channel Thruster Configuration", Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 23, No. 6, 2014.

[J3] M. Leomanni, E. Rogers, S.B. Gabriel, "Explicit Model Predictive Control Approach for Low-thrust Spacecraft Proximity Operations", Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 6, November-December, 2014.

[J2] A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, M. Leomanni, F. Scortecci, "Autonomous Low Earth Orbit Station-Keeping with Electric Propulsion", Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 6, November-December, 2011.

[J1] A. Giannitrapani, N. Ceccarelli, F. Scortecci, A. Garulli, "Comparison of EKF and UKF for Spacecraft Localization via Angle Measurements", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2011.

Conference papers

[C10] M. Leomanni, G. Bianchini, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, "Nonlinear Orbit Control with Longitude Tracking", 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2016.

[C9] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, F. Scortecci, "Minimum Switching Control for Spacecraft Precision Pointing with on/off Actuators", 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

[C8] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, P. Pergola, F. Petroni, F. Scortecci, "SSCAM: Micro-satellite Platform for Earth Observation", 10th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, 2015.

[C7] A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, M. Leomanni, "Minimum Switching Limit Cycle Oscillations for Systems of Coupled Double Integrators", 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

[C6] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, F. Scortecci, "An MPC-based Attitude Control System for All-electric Spacecraft with On/Off Actuators", 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013.

[C5] S. Gabriel, E. Rogers, M. Leomanni, "The Applicability of Pulsed Plasma Thrusters to Rendezvous and Docking of Cubesats", 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 2013.

[C4] M. Leomanni, A. Garulli , A. Giannitrapani, F. Scortecci, "Precise Attitude Control of All-Electric GEO Spacecraft using Xenon Microthrusters", 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 2013.

[C3] A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, M. Leomanni, F. Scortecci, "Autonomous LEO Station-Keeping with a Hybrid Continuous/Impulsive Electric Propulsion System", 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 2011.

[C2] F. Taccogna, P. Minelli, D. Pagano, G. Coduti, F. Scortecci and A. Garulli, "Three-dimensional Plume Simulation of Multi-channel Hall Effect Thruster", 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 2011.

[C1] N. Ceccarelli A. Garulli, A. Giannitrapani, M. Leomanni, "Spacecraft Localization via Angle Measurements for Autonomous Navigation in Deep Space Missions", 17th IFAC Symposium on Automatic Control in Aerospace, 2007.

PhD Thesis

[T1] M. Leomanni, "Attitude and Orbit Control Techniques for Spacecraft with Electric Propulsion", PhD Thesis, University of Siena, Department of Information Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, February, 2015.

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