I am working on maneuver detection and I could use your help.
Here is my work : I have a known maneuver at a time t and two SP vectors, one before the date of the maneuver and one after. I have to detect this maneuver and to have the
Delta_V and the duration
Delta_t. So what I am doing is that I propagate forward the state before the maneuver and the state after backward. I assume constant acceleration
a=+/-Delta_V/2Delta_t. I would like to find the
Delta_t that minimize the distance
d=f(Delta_t, Delta_V) between the states. First question, am I in the good way ?
To minimize this, what I was thinking is to initiate a maneuver into the propagator using the class
ConstantThrustManeuver and to iterate with different values of
Delta_V until the distance reaches a minimum.
Do you think could be possible ?
Thank you very much.