Document Type : Scientific extension


1 PhD student . Department of Mechanical, Group of Aerospace, Engineering, Tarbiat Modares, Isfahan, Iran.

2 Associate Professor. Department of Mechanical, Group of Aerospace, Engineering, Tarbiat Modares, Tehran.Iran.


In this article, orbital rendezvous and docking, as a key and important subject that has fundamental and important applications in the field of space have been studied. The main objective of this paper will be the investigation of the general and important sections of a rendezvous and docking mission. Importance and examples of the Application of the problem and also common steps in a rendezvous and docking mission, problem-solving approaches and practical methods have been explained in this article. System control is an important part of the mission of rendezvous and docking. Thus, the practical controllers and some of their advantages and disadvantages are expressed and simultaneous position and attitude control has been studied as an important challenge. In the following, some common approaches and sensors in an orbital rendezvous and docking problem are presented and finally, examples of laboratory equipment as an important tool are provided.


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