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1. (WO2017195202) SATELLITE ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/195202    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2017/050518
Publication Date: Fri Nov 17 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu May 11 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B64G 1/42
G05D 1/00
Applicants: ISRAEL AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES LTD.
Inventors: YECHEZKEL, Nisim
Title: SATELLITE ENERGY MANAGEMENT
Abstract:
The presently disclosed subject matter includes a computerized method and computerized system, which enable imagery acquiring satellites to reduce the altitude of the satellite orbit for operating the imaging subsystem at a closer distance from the Earth, while reducing the overall increase in drag exerted on the satellite and thus reducing the satellite energy consumption.