Aerospace

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Conference Papers

  • Woods, Christian, Evans (2015). A 6-DOF pose initialization strategy for LIDAR-based non-cooperative navigation. In 38th Annual Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

  • Sell, Rhodes, Woods, Christian, Evans (2014). Pose performance of LIDAR-based navigation for satellite servicing. In AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, CA.

Memos and Technical Reports

  • Woods (2021). An engineer’s history of US and multilateral export controls. OLF-ENG-2021-01, Open Lunar Foundation, San Francisco, CA. Please email me and ask for a copy. I’m currently seeking reviewers.

  • Woods (2020). Concepts in lunar positioning, navigation, and timing. Open Lunar Foundation, San Francisco, CA. Work in progress, which I update from time to time, without any intention of ever finishing it.

  • Woods (2019). Navigation filter design towards a lunar lander.. OLF-GNC-2019-02, Open Lunar Foundation, San Francisco, CA. Work in progress, ceased and published early due to pandemic.

  • Woods (2019). Two-way range and range-rate observables in a sequential filter. OLF-GNC-2019-01, Open Lunar Foundation, San Francisco, CA.

  • Woods (2018). Observability and sensitivity analyses for attitude estimation using a gimballed gyroscope. IM-TM-2018-04. Intuitive Machines, Houston, TX.

  • Woods (2018). Position and velocity variance growth during dead reckoning of a drill. IM-TM-2018-02. Intuitive Machines, Houston, TX.

  • Woods (2018). Derivation of the Doppler LIDAR measurement model in the inertial and topocentric frames. IM-TM-2018-01. Intuitive Machines, Houston, TX.

  • Crain, Woods, Baine, Moore, Getchius, Ronalds, Stewart (2018). Cislunar navigation architecture study. IMDM-9. Intuitive Machines, Houston, TX.

  • Woods (2017). A dual MARG complementary filter for attitude state estimation while drilling. IM-TM-2017-04. Intuitive Machines, Houston, TX.

  • Woods, Christian (2014 Oct 9). A real-time, software-based 3D sensor simulator. ASEL-14-005. Applied Space Exploration Laboratory, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

  • Woods, Christian (2014 Oct 9). A navigation architecture incorporating periodic, real-time pose re-initialization. ASEL-14-003. Applied Space Exploration Laboratory, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

  • Sell, Rhodes, Woods, Christian (2014). Theoretical foundations of pose setimation and covariance computation for non-cooperative relative navigation. ASEL-14-001. Applied Space Exploration Laboratory, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

Biology

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Memos and Technical Reports

Doctoral Dissertation

Other

  • Woods, Marcotte, Ruby Science Foundation (2013). NMatrix: A dense and sparse matrix library for the Ruby language.