Books

J. E. Hurtado, Elements of Spacecraft Control. 2nd Ed.Raleigh: Lulu, 2016. Lulu

H. Schaub and J. L. Junkins, Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems. 3rd Ed. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2014. Amazon

J. L. Junkins, Engineering Your Academic Career. Raleigh: Lulu, 2012. Lulu

J. E. Hurtado, Kinematic and Kinetic Principles. 3rd Ed. Raleigh: Lulu, 2012. Lulu

J. E. Hurtado, Mostly Planar Motion. Raleigh: Lulu, 2012. Lulu

J. L. Crassidis and J. L. Junkins, Optimal Estimation of Dynamic Systems. 2nd Ed. Chapman and Hall, 2011. Amazon

J. E. Hurtado, Elements of Spacecraft Control. Raleigh: Lulu, 2009. Lulu

H. Schaub and J. L. Junkins, Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems. 2nd Ed. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2009. Amazon

J. E. Hurtado, Kinematic and Kinetic Principles. 2nd Ed. Raleigh: Lulu, 2008. Lulu

P. Singla and J. L. Junkins, Multi-Resolution Methods for Modeling and Control of Dynamical Systems, Chapman and Hall, 2008. Amazon

J. E. Hurtado, A Kinematics and Kinetics Primer. Raleigh: Lulu, 2008. Lulu

H. Schaub and J. L. Junkins, Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2003. Amazon

J. L. Junkins and Y. Kim, Introduction to Dynamics and Control of Flexible Structures, Reston, VA: AIAA, 1993. Amazon

J. L. Junkins and J. D. Turner, Optimal Spacecraft Rotational Maneuvers, Maryland Heights: Elsevier Science, 1986. Amazon

Dissertations

Macomber, B., "Enhancements to Chebyshev-Picard Iteration Efficiency for Generally Perturbed Orbits and Constrained Dynamical Systems," Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, August 2015.

Cavalieri, K.A., "Incomplete Information Pursuit-Evasion Games with Applications to Spacecraft Rendezvous and Missile Defense," Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, July 2014.

Bani Younes, A. "Orthogonal Polynomial Approximations in Higher Dimensions: Applications in Astrodynamics." PhD Dissertation, Texas A&M University, August 2013.

Master's Theses

Kolomenski, A., "Realization of a Spatial Augmented Reality System – A Digital Whiteboard Using a Kinect Sensor," Master's Thesis, Texas A&M University, December 2013.

Probe, A. B., "Development of a robotic simulation platform for spacecraft proximity operations and contact dynamics experiments," Master's Thesis, Texas A&M University, December 2013.

Macomber, B., "A Phase Based Dense Stereo Algorithm Implemented in CUDA," Master's Thesis, Texas A&M University, May 2011.

Cavalieri, K.A., "Implementing Feedback Control on a Novel Proximity Operations Simulation Platform," Master's Thesis, Texas A&M University, May 2011.

Papers

2016

Kaushik, A., Fujimoto, K., Alfriend, T., Hurtado, J.E., Junkins, J., "A Comparison Between Gibbs and Herrick-Gibbs Orbit Determination Methods." Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016

Janisch, B., Hurtado, J.E., and Brink, K., "Numerically Approximated Receding Horizon Control for Uncertain Pursuit-Evasion Games," Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016, Paper AAS 16-400.

Robyn Woollands, Julie Read, Austin Probe, and John L. Junkins. "Adaptive Two-Point Boundary Value Problem Tool for Accurate and Efficient Computation of Perturbed Orbit Transfers. Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Julie L. Read, Robyn M. Woollands, Tarek Elgohary, and John L. Junkins. "Orbital Elements Continuous Thrust Maneuvers Using Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration." Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Julie L. Read, Tarek Elgohary, Austin Probe, and John L. Junkins. "Monte Carlo Propagation of Orbital Elements Using Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration." Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Moody, C. K., Probe, A. B., Masher, A., Woodbury, T., Saman, M., Davis, J., and Hurtado, J. E., "Laboratory Experiments for Orbital Debris Removal," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, February 4-10, 2016, Paper (Preprint) AAS 16-047. PDF

Goecks, V. G., Probe, A. B., Woollands, R., Hurtado, J. E., and Junkins, J. L., "Low Cost Spacecraft Attitude Determination for CubeSat Type Missions," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, February 4-10, 2016, Paper (Preprint) AAS 16-015. PDF

2015

Probe, A. B., Macomber B., Woollands R., Masher A., Read J., Jones B., Junkins J. L. "Benchmark Problems for Numerical Astrodynamics Propagation Algorithms," ICCES 2015 Conference, Reno, Nevada. 21 - 24 July 2015.

Macomber B., Probe, A. B., Woollands R., Masher A., Read J., Jones B., Junkins J. L. "Enhancements to Modified Chebyshev-Picard Iteration Efficiency for Perturbed Orbit Propagation," ICCES 2015 Conference, Reno, Nevada. 21 - 24 July 2015.

Woollands R., Masher A., Macomber B., Probe, A. B., Kim, D., Read J., Jones B., Bani Younes A. H., Junkins J. L. "Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration Accuracy and Stability for Multi-Orbit Propagation," ICCES 2015 Conference, Reno, Nevada. 21 - 24 July 2015.

Woollands R., Read J., Probe, A. B., Macomber B., Junkins J. L. "Multi-Orbit Hybrid Thrust Transfers Using Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration," ICCES 2015 Conference, Reno, Nevada. 21 - 24 July 2015.

Conway, D., Mortari, D. "Single-point and Filtered Relative Position Estimation for Visual Docking," ICCES 2015 Conference, Reno, Nevada. 21 - 24 July 2015.

Robyn Woollands, Julie Read, Austin Probe, and John L. Junkins. "Adaptive Two-Point Boundary Value Problem Tool for Accurate and Efficient Computation of Perturbed Orbit Transfers. Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Robyn M. Woollands, Julie L. Read, Brent Macomber, Austin Probe, Ahmad Bani Younes, John L. Junkins. "Parallel Generation of Extremal Field Maps for Optimal Multi-Revolution Continuous Thrust Orbit Transfers." Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, August 2015.

Austin Probe, Julie L. Read, Brent Macomber, and John L. Junkins. "Massively Parallel Implementation of Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration for Perturbed Orbit Propagation." Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, August 2015.

Kevin Hernandez, Julie L. Read, James D. Turner, and John L. Junkins. "Analytical Power Series Solution for Two-Body and J2-J6 Trajectories and State Transition Models." Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, August 2015.

Julie Read, Brent Macomber, Ahmad Bani Younes, James Turner, and John L. Junkins. "State Transition Matrix Propagation for Perturbed Orbital Motion Using Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration." Accepted to Journal of Astronautical Sciences August 2015.

Probe, A. B., Conway, D. T., Macomber, B., Moody, C., and Junkins, J. L., "Hardware-in-the-Loop Validation of Sensing and Algorithms for Autonomous Decent and Landing," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Paper AAS 15-025. PDF

Macomber, B., Probe, A. B., Woollands, R., and Junkins, J.L. "Parallel Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration for Orbit Catalog Propagation and Monte Carlo Analysis," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Paper AAS 15-009. PDF

Read, J., Bani-Younes, A., Junkins, J.L.,and Turner, J. "State Transition Matrix for Perturbed Orbital Motion Using Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Paper AAS 15-008. PDF

Conway, D. T., and Junkins, J. L., "Real-Time Mapping and Localization Under Dynamic Lighting for Small-Body Landings," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, January 30 - February 4, 2015, Paper AAS 15-128. PDF

Probe, A. B., Macomber, B., Read, J., Woollands, R., and Junkins, J. L., "Radially Adaptive Evaluation of the Spherical Harmonic Gravity Series for Numerical Orbital Propagation," AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, Va, January 11 - 15, Paper AAS 15-440. PDF

Macomber, B., Probe, A. B., Woollands, R., and Junkins, J. L., "Automated Tuning Parameter Selection for Orbit Propagation with Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration," AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, Va, January 11 - 15, Paper AAS 15-417. PDF

Woollands, R., Read, J., Macomber, B., Probe, A. B., Bani-Younes, A., and Junkins, J. L., "Method of Particular Solutions and Kustaanheimo-Stiefel Regularized Picard Iteration for Solving Two-Point Boundary Value Problem," AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, Va, January 11 - 15, Paper AAS 15-373. PDF

2014

Woollands, R., Bani-Younes, A., Macomber, B., Probe, A. B., Kim D., and Junkins, J.L. "Validation of Accuracy and Efficiency of Long-Arc Orbit Propagation Using the Method of Manufactured Solutions and the Round-Trip-Closure Method" Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference, Maui, HI, September 9 - 12, 2014 PDF

Probe, A. B., Macomber, B., Woollands, R., and Junkins, J.L. "Terminal Convergence Approximation Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration for Efficient Orbit Propagation" Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference, Maui, HI, September 9 - 12, 2014 PDF

Conway, D. T., and Junkins, J. L., "Fusion of Depth and Color Images for Dense Simultaneous Localization and Mapping," International Conference on Computing and Computer Vision, London, June 2 - 3, 2014, Paper CV0017. PDF

Conway, D. T., Macomber, B., Cavalieri, K. A., and Junkins, J. L., "Vision-Based Relative Navigation Filter for Asteroid Rendezvous," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, January 31 - February 5, 2014, Paper AAS 14-015. PDF

Probe, A. B., and Junkins, J. L., "Development of a Robotic Simulation Platform for Spacecraft Proximity Operations and Contact Dynamics Experiments" AIAA SciTech: Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Washington, DC, January, 2014.

Probe, A. B., and Junkins, J. L., "Hardware-in-the-Loop Validation of Sensing and Algorithms for Autonomous Decent and Landing" AIAA SciTech: Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Washington, DC, January, 2014.

Macomber, B., Conway, D., Cavalieri, K.A., Moody, C., and Junkins, J. L.,"LASR_CV: Vision-Based Relative Navigation and Proximity Operations Pipeline," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, February, 2014, Paper AAS 14-021. PDF

2013

Cavalieri, K. A., Macomber, B., Moody, C., Probe, A., and Junkins, J. L.,"Laboratory Experiments Supporting Autonomous Space Debris Mitigation," AAS Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, February 1 - 6, 2013, Paper AAS 13-011. PDF

Macomber, B., Woollands, R. M., Probe, A., Bani Younes, A., Junkins, J. L., and Bai, X., "Modified Chebyshev Picard Iteration for Efficient Numerical Integration of Ordinary Differential Equations," Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, Maui, HI, September 2013.

Bani Younes, A., Macomber, B., Woollands, R., Probe, A., Junkins, J. L., and Bai, X., "Fast Gravitational Field Model Using Adaptive Orthogonal Finite Element Method," Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, Maui, HI, September 2013. PDF

2012

Bani Younes A. H., Turner J. D., Majji, M., and Junkins, J. L., "High-Order Optimal Tracking Feedback Gain Sensitivity Calculations Using Computational Differentiation," AIAA GNC/AFM/MST/ASC 2012 Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 13 - 16 August 2012.

Bani Younes A. H., Turner J. D., and Junkins, J. L., "A survey of Attitude error representations for nonlinear tracking control," AIAA GNC/AFM/MST/ASC 2012 Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 13 - 16 August 2012.

Bani Younes A. H., Turner J. D., Majji, M., and Junkins, J. L., "High-Order Uncertainty Propagation enabled by Computational Differentiation," the 6th International Conference on Automatic Differentiation, Fort Collins, CO, July 23 - 27, 2012.

Cavalieri, K. A., and Hurtado, J. E., "The Role of Total Least Squares in the Common Attitude Estimation Problem," Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, June 24-26, 2012.

Bani Younes A. H., and Turner J. D., "Generalized Algorithms to Least Squares Optimization for Nonlinear Observation Models and Newton's Method," Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, June 24-26, 2012.

Bani Younes A. H., Turner J. D., Majji, M., and Junkins, J. L., "Enhanced State Feedback Gain Sensitivity Calculations Using High-Order Gain Tensors," Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, June 24-26, 2012.

Bani Younes A. H., Turner J. D., Majji, M., and Junkins, J. L., "High-Order Uncertainty Propagation Using State Transition Tensor Series," Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, June 24-26, 2012.

Bani Younes A. H. and Turner J. D., "Constrained Multi-Body Dynamical Systems Integration Using Analytic Continuation Algorithm," Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, June 24-26, 2012.

Bai X., Bani Younes A., Macomber B., and Junkins, J. L., "Orthogonal Approximation in n-Dimensions: Applications in Astrodynamics," Jer-Nan Juang Astrodynamics Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, June 24-26, 2012.

Cavalieri, K. A, Macomber, B., Majji, M., Hurtado, J. E., "Laboratory Experiments for Position and Attitude Estimation using the Cayley Attitude Technique," AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, January 29-February 2, 2012, Paper AAS 12-240.

Hurtado, J. E., "Linear Solutions to Single Instance Position and Attitude Estimation," 22th AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, January 29-February 2, 2012.

Hurtado, J. E., "Attitude Estimation in Higher Dimensions," 22th AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, January 29-February 2, 2012.

Hurtado, J. E., "Cayley Attitude Technique," 22th AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, January 29-February 2, 2012.

2011

Majji, M., Davis, J., Doebbler, J., Macomber, B., Junkins, J. L., Vavrina, M., and Vian, J., "Terrain Mapping and Landing Operations using Vision Based Navigation Systems," Presented at the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Conference and Exhibit, Portland, OR, August, 2011.

Satak, N., Cavalieri, K., Moody, C., Siddarth, A., Hurtado, J. E. and Sharma, R., "Experimental Investigations of Trajectory Guidance and Control for Differential Games," Proceedings of AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Girdwood, Alaska, July 31-August 4, 2011, Paper AAS 11-639. PDF

Parish, J., and Hurtado, J. E., "State Estimation for Constrained Systems with Redundant Coordinates," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, August 9–11, 2011.

Parish, J.J., and Hurtado, J. E., "Estimation Strategies for Dynamical Systems with Equality Constraints," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Girwood, AK, July 31–August 4, 2011.

Junkins, J. L., Majji M., Macomber, B., Davis J. J., Doebbler, J., and Noster, R., "Small Body Proximity Sensing With a Novel HD3D LADAR System," Presented at AAS Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, February, 2011.

Bani Younes A., Turner J., Majji, M., and Junkins, L., "Nonlinear Tracking Control of Maneuvering Rigid Spacecraft," AAS 11-168, presented at 21st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 13-17 Feb., 2011.

2010

Cavalieri, K. A., Davis, J. J., Doebbler, J., Hurtado, J. E., and Junkins, J.L., "Implementing Feedback Control on a Novel Proximity Operations Simulation Platform," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, ON, August, 2010.

Bani Younes A. H., Turner J. D., Majji, M., and Junkins, J. L., "An Investigation of State Feedback Gain Sensitivity Calculations," AIAA-2010-8274, presented at AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2-5 Aug., 2010.

Weitz, L. A., and Hurtado, J. E., "Multivehicle Spacing Along Smooth Curvilinear Paths," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, ON, August. 2-5, 2010.

2008

Weitz, L. A., Doebbler, J., Holmstrom, K. E., and Hurtado, J. E., "Cooperative Manipulation of a Flexible Object by Nonholonomically-Constrained Robots," AIAA GNC Conference, Honolulu, HI, August 2008.