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Space Safety Regulations and Standards by Ram Jakhu, Joseph N. Pelton

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Chapter 11 Data sharing to improve close approach monitoring and safety of flight

Joseph Chan , Richard DalBello

Intelsat Global Services

Intelsat General

Chapter Outline

  • Collision Monitoring Today…………………………………133

  • Proposal to Create a “Data Center” for Space Situational Awareness…………………………………135

  • Data Center Prototype…………………………………135

  • Conclusions…………………………………136

  • Notes and references…………………………………136

11.1 Collision Monitoring Today

In 1999, Intelsat contracted with the Aerospace Corporation via the Space Operation Support Office (SOPSO) to conduct close approach monitoring. The Aerospace Corporation developed a fully automated two-tier program that determined satellite close approaches based on miss-distances and conjunction ...

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