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ProfessorLavagna Michèle
QualificationFull professor full time
Belonging DepartmentDipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Aerospaziali
Scientific-Disciplinary SectorING-IND/03 - Flight Mechanics
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List of publications and reserach products for the year 2021 (Show all details | Hide all details)
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Journal Articles
Neural-aided GNC reconfiguration algorithm for distributed space system: development and PIL test (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2020 (Show all details | Hide all details)
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Conference proceedings
Autonomous Small Body Gravimetry via A2C Path-Planning (Show >>)
Centralized Autonomous Relative Navigation of Multiple Spacecraft Around Small Bodies (Show >>)
CubeSat Exploration Missions to Binary Asteroids: on Board Autonomy and Intelligent Imaging Towards Science Return Enhancement (Show >>)
Deep Reinforcement Learning approach for Small Bodies Shape Reconstruction Enhancement (Show >>)
Deep Reinforcement Learning to Enhance Fly-Around Guidance for Uncooperative Space Objects Smart Imaging (Show >>)
Design of Robust Passively Safe Relative Trajectories for Uncooperative Debris Imaging in Preparation to Removal (Show >>)
H.E.R.M.E.S.: a CubeSat Based Constellation for the New Generation of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (Show >>)
MORPHEUS: A Multi-Spacecraft Architecture for the Uranus System Grand Tour (Show >>)
Magellano: a Navigation and Data Relay Constellation to Serve Mars Surface and Space Assets (Show >>)
Mission Analysis and Trajectory Design for NanoSat Scientific Exploration Around Binary Systems Leveraging the Dynamical Environment (Show >>)
Reachability Maps Generation for Opportunistic Targets Interception from Cis-Lunar Orbits (Show >>)
Spacecraft Formation Relative Trajectories Identification for Collision-Free Maneuvers using Neural-Reconstructed Dynamics (Show >>)
The HERMES Mission: A CubeSat Constellation For Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (Show >>)
The scientific payload on-board the HERMES-TP and HERMES-SP CubeSat missions (Show >>)
Journal Articles
A parallel-GPU code for asteroid aggregation problems with angular particles (Show >>)
Integrated vibration suppression attitude control for flexible spacecrafts with internal liquid sloshing (Show >>)
Radial basis function neural network aided adaptive extended Kalman filter for spacecraft relative navigation (Show >>)
Sky visibility analysis for astrophysical data return maximization in HERMES constellation (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2019 (Show all details | Hide all details)
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Abstract in Atti di convegno
An Advanced Multi-Orbit Precise Targeting Tool to Rapidly Design Multi-Payload Dispenser Delivery Strategy (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
A Technological Trade-Off Analysis for Asteroids Mining Through Chemical Processes (Show >>)
Aggregating models for anomaly detection in space systems: Results from the FCTMAS study (Show >>)
Challenges in LICIA CubeSat Trajectory Design to Support DART Mission Science (Show >>)
Characterization of 6DOF Natural and Controlled Relative Dynamics in Cislunar Space (Show >>)
Distributed Autonomous Guidance, Navigation and Control Loop for Formation Flying Spacecraft Reconfiguration (Show >>)
Efficient Main Belt Asteroid Tour Exploiting Sun-Earth Libration Point Departure (Show >>)
Escape, Disposal and Re-Entry Trajectories from Lunar Non-Keplerian Orbits (Show >>)
Glass-made adjustable integration mold for x-ray optics: Experimental feasibility campaign (Show >>)
Inverse Reinforcement Learning for Collision Avoidance and Trajectory Prediction in Distributed Reconfigurations (Show >>)
Non-Uniform Gravity Field Model on Board Learning During Small Bodies Proximity Operations (Show >>)
Semi-Analytical Approach to Fasten Complex and Flexible Pointing Strategies Definition for Nanosatellite Clusters: the HERMES Mission Case from Design to Flight (Show >>)
Sun-Earth Libration Points Transfers Through Earth-Moon Gravity Assist (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Autonomous relative navigation around uncooperative spacecraft based on a single camera (Show >>)
Comparison of filtering techniques for relative attitude estimation of uncooperative space objects (Show >>)
Families of Bounded Orbits near Binary Asteroid 65803 Didymos (Show >>)
GNC & robotics for on orbit servicing with simulated vision in the loop (Show >>)
HERMES: An ultra-wide band X and gamma-ray transient monitor on board a nano-satellite constellation (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2018 (Show all details | Hide all details)
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Abstract in Atti di convegno
A Code for the Study of Gravitational Aggregates with Non-Spherical Particles (Show >>)
GRAINS: a New Numerical Method for the Study of Gravitational Aggregates (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
3D Printing of Moon Highlands Regolith Simulant (Show >>)
A Highly Integrated Navigation Unit for On-Orbit Servicing Missions (Show >>)
An Analytical 3D Shape-Based Algorithm Based on Orbits Interpolation for Multi-Revolutions Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization with Eclipses And Perturbations (Show >>)
Atmospheric Entry Guidance Based on Differential Algebra for High Elevation Mars Landing (Show >>)
Autonomous navigation & mapping of small bodies (Show >>)
Binary Asteroid Redirection: Science Opportunity for Nanosats (Show >>)
Cislunar Non-Keplerian Orbits Rendezvous & Docking: 6DOF Guidance and Control (Show >>)
DANCE: a Frictionless 5 DOF Facility for GNC Proximity Maneuvering Experimental Testing and Validation (Show >>)
Ground Testing of Vision-Based GNC Systems by Means of a New Experimental Facility (Show >>)
Optimal Escape Manifolds for Cis-Lunar Halo Orbits (Show >>)
Phasing and Rendezvous Operations on Non-Keplerian Orbits in the Earth-Moon System (Show >>)
Rendezvous in Lunar Near Rectilinear Halo Orbits (Show >>)
VINAG: a Highly Integrated System for Autonomous On-Board Absolute and Relative Spacecraft Navigation (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Ballistic landing design on binary asteroids: the AIM case study (Show >>)
Dynamical analysis of rendezvous and docking with very large space infrastructures in non-Keplerian orbits (Show >>)
Fully magnetic attitude control subsystem for picosat platforms (Show >>)
Periodic motion around libration points in the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem (Show >>)
Periodic orbit-attitude solutions along planar orbits in a perturbed circular restricted three-body problem for the Earth-Moon system (Show >>)
Suitable configurations for triangular formation flying about collinear libration points under the circular and elliptic restricted three-body problems (Show >>)
The THESEUS space mission concept: science case, design and expected performances (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2017 (Show all details | Hide all details)
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Abstract in Atti di convegno
Fractionated Sensors to Enhance the Earth Observation Service: the Satellite Swarm Sensor NETwork (S3NET) Study (Show >>)
A New Experimental Facility for Testing of Vision-Based GNC Algorithms for Planetary Landing (Show >>)
Multi-Body Dynamics Simulation Tool: Testing Results (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
A new ground facility for experimental testing of vision-based autonomous planetary landing (Show >>)
Assembly and operations for a cislunar orbit space station (Show >>)
Dynamics and Control of Modular and Extended Space Structures in Cislunar Environment (Show >>)
ECLIPSIS: Formation Flying CubeSats for Exozodiacal Dust Imaging (Show >>)
Experimental Setup and Tests’ Results for Uncooperative Objects Capture and Manoeuvring with Robotic Arm (Show >>)
ILIAS: A tour to Trojan asteroids (Show >>)
Long-term analytical propagation of satellite relative motion in perturbed orbits (Show >>)
Main Belt Active Asteroids Samples Collection and Return Mission Design (Show >>)
Nonlinear attitude dynamics of a rigid body at the lagrangian points (Show >>)
Numerical Simulation of N-Body Asteroid Aggregation with GPU-Parallel Hierarchical Treecode Algorithm (Show >>)
On Orbit Servicing GNC through a dual quaternion approach (Show >>)
Optimal Configurations for Nanosatellite Formation Flying in Binary Asteroid Environment (Show >>)
Relative dynamics analysis and rendezvous techniques for Lunar Near Rectilinear Halo Orbits (Show >>)
SatLeash - Parabolic flight validation of tethered-tugs dynamics and control for reliable space transportation applications (Show >>)
Stability regions in the n-body problem: The distant retrograde orbits family case (Show >>)
Station Keeping Techniques for Near Rectilinear Orbits in the Earth-Moon System (Show >>)
Tethered systems in ADR: Satleash microgravity experiment and future developments (Show >>)
Tethered-Tugs for Active Debris Removal: Microgravity Experimental Validation of Dynamics and Control (Show >>)
The Definition of the Multistep Inputs Statistics Method for the Computation of the Safety Re-Entry Area (Show >>)
Vision based navigation for autonomous planetary landing (Show >>)
Vision-Based Pose Estimation and Relative Navigation Around Uncooperative Space Objects (Show >>)
Vision-Based State Estimation of an Uncooperative Space Object (Show >>)
Wave Based Control Analysis and Experimental Validation for Reliable Space Transportation Applications (Show >>)
Journal Articles
N-body gravitational and contact dynamics for asteroid aggregation (Show >>)
Preliminary results on the dynamics of large and flexible space structures in Halo orbits (Show >>)
Stereovision-based pose and inertia estimation of unknown and uncooperative space objects (Show >>)
Validation results of satellite mock-up capturing experiment using nets (Show >>)
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