Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2017 / Article / Fig 9

Research Article

Ballistic Coefficient Estimation for Reentry Prediction of Rocket Bodies in Eccentric Orbits Based on TLE Data

Figure 9

Cumulative distributions of reentry prediction error 10, 20, 30, 60, 90, and 180 days before reentry and all prediction errors together with 90%-confidence region using only an estimate for BC.
(a) All prediction errors and at 10, 20, and 30 days before reentry
(b) All prediction errors and at 60, 90, and 180 days before reentry

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