Professional Publications

·      Davis, R. and Oltrogge, D.L., “Computer Simulation of Orbital Mechanics”, International Astrodynamics Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, October 1985.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “Forward Prediction Capability of the NORAD and SCF Propagators for the ITV Mission,” Aerospace Technical Operating Report to ITV Conference, 16 September 1987.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “User’s Guide to the 6-D SPIN Program,” Aerospace Technical Operating Report, 15 November 1991.

·      Chao, C.C., Strizzi, J.D. and Oltrogge, D.L., Johnson, C.J., and Williams, S.D., “Improved Reentry Impact Point Prediction Using NORAD Elements and the LIFETIME program,” Paper AAS 94-159, AAS Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Cocoa Beach, Florida, February 1994.

·      Hast, S. L., Oltrogge, D.L. and Hart, M.J., "A Compact Finite Burn Targeting and Reconstruction Algorithm," Paper AIAA-94-3744-CP, AIAA Astrodynamics Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Aug. 1-3, 1994

·      Gist, R. G., "Spacecraft Shadow Impingement onto its Solar Arrays," Paper AIAA-94-3719-CP, AIAA Astrodynamics Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Aug. 1-3, 1994.

·      Chao, C. C., Bernstein, H., Menn, M. D., and Gist, R. G., "A Computer Demonstration of Onboard Orbit Control Using a GPS Receiver," Paper AIAA-94-3709, AIAA Astrodynamics Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Aug. 1-3, 1994.

·      Oltrogge, D. L., "RF Power Impingement Analysis,” REEF Conference, Chantilly, VA, 1995.

·      Gist, R. G., "Time Parameterization of Oval and Lemniscate Surface Trajectories," Paper AIAA-95-328, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,14-17 Aug, 1995.

·      Hast, S. L., Oltrogge, D.L. and Hart, M.J., "Compact Finite Burn Targeting and Reconstruction Algorithm," Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 19, No. 4, July-August 1996.

·      Oltrogge, D. L., "RF Power Impingement Analysis and Worldwide Characterization,” REEF Conference, Chantilly, VA, 14 Mar 1997.

·      Oltrogge, D. L. and R. G. Gist, "The Collision Vision Prototype Assessment System,” 16th Space Control Conference at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, April 14-16, 1998.

·      Oltrogge, D. L., "Launch and On-Orbit RF Power Impingement Characterization,” 16th Space Control Conference at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, April 14-16, 1998.

·      Oltrogge, D.L. and Jamison, James, “Initial Post-Launch Station Acquisition of Nanosatellites,” Second International Conference on Integrated Micro/Nanotechnology for Space Applications, Pasadena, California, 11-15 April 1999.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., Warner, L. and Joshi, R., “SSN Optical Augmentation (SOA) Cost Benefits Analysis,” 17th Space Control Conference at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, April 1999.

·      Oltrogge, D. L. and Bustillos, A.C., "RF Power Impingement Analysis and Worldwide Characterization,” Frequency Managers Group Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999.

·      ist, R.G. and Oltrogge, D.L., “Collision Vision: Covariance Modeling and Intersection Detection for Spacecraft Situational Awareness,” Paper AAS-351, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Girdwood, Alaska, August 1999.

·      Oltrogge, D.L. and Gist, R.G., “Collision Vision: Situational Awareness For Safe And Reliable Space Operations,” Paper IAA-99-IAA.6.6.07, 50th International Astronautical Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 4-8 Oct 1999.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “Covariance-Based Mission Operations,” Stanford University and Naval Post-Graduate Engineering Schools, April 2000.

·      Gist, R.L. and Oltrogge, D.L., “Aspects of High Fidelity Collision Avoidance Analysis for Space Launch,” 2nd NRO/AIAA Workshop on Space Launch Integration, Chantilly, VA, 3 May 2000.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “Aerospace Collision Avoidance Activities,” Center for Orbital Reentry and Debris Studies (CORDS) Technical Forum, The Aerospace Corporation, 1-3 November 2000.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “Spiral Scan Acquisition/Tracking Method for Picosats,” Aerospace Forum on Space Debris, Collision Avoidance, and Reentry Hazards, The Aerospace Corporation, 1-3 November 2000.

·      Peterson, G.E., Gist, R.G. and Oltrogge, D.L., “Covariance Generation for Space Objects using Public Data,” Paper AAS 01-113, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, 11-14 February 2001.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., Raman, K. and Chan, J., “Experiences with Situational Awareness for Communications Satellite Operators,” Paper AIAA 2001-0075, 19th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference and Exhibit, Toulouse, France, 17-20 April 2001.

·      Oltrogge, D.L. and Dichmann, D., “Improved Covariance-Based Search & Acquisition Strategies for Launch & Early Orbit,” 3rd NRO/AIAA Workshop on Space Launch Integration, Chantilly, VA, 23 July 2001.

·      Gist, R.G. and Oltrogge, D.L., “Risk Management Of Unintentionally Collocated Geosynchronous Spacecraft,” Paper AAS-01-321, 2001 AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 30 July – 4 August 2001.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “Collision Avoidance & RF Interference Aspects of Space Situational Awareness,” 2001 Amos Technical Conference, Maui, HI, 10 September 2001.

·      Oltrogge, D.L, Alfano, S. and Gist, R.G., “Satellite Mission Operations Improvements Through Covariance-Based Methods,” Paper AIAA 2002-1814, SatMax 2002: Satellite Performance Workshop, Arlington, VA, 22 April 2002.

·      Oltrogge, D.L., “Satellite Threat Monitoring For Communications Satellite Operators,” Paper AIAA 2002-2020, 20th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference and Exhibit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 12-15 May 2002.

·     Oltrogge, D.L. and Gist, R.G., Collision Avoidance and Radio Frequency Interference, Chapter 15 of book entitled, Space Systems Modeling and Simulation (SMSS), ISBN 1-884989-15-2, The Aerospace Press/AIAA, 2004.

·    Finkleman, D. and Oltrogge, D.L., “Progress in International Space and Astrodynamics Standards,” Paper AAS 06-234, 20th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Tampa, FL,24-26 January 2006.

·   Oltrogge, D.L. and Chao, C.C., “Standardized Approaches for Estimating Orbit Lifetime after End-of-Life,” Paper AAS 07-261, 2007 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Mackinac Island, MI, 19-23 August 2007.

·   Finkleman, D., Oltrogge, D.L. Faulds, A. and Gerber, J.., “Analysis Of The Response Of A Space Surveillance Network To Orbital Debris Events,” Paper AAS 08-127, 2008 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Galveston, TX 27-31 January 2008.

·   Oltrogge, D.L. and Hast, S.L., Small Satellite Mission Design and Operations, Chapter 2 of book entitled, Small Satellites: Past, Present and Future, The Aerospace Press/AIAA, 2008.

·   Oltrogge, D.L., AstroHD: Astrodynamics Modeling With a Distinctly Digital Flavor,” Paper AIAA-2008-7065, 2008 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Honolulu, HI, 20 August 2008.

·   Oltrogge, D.L. and Finkleman, D., Phenomenology of Explosions and Collisions in the GEO Belt,” Paper AIAA-2008-7375, 2008 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Honolulu, HI, 21 August 2008.

·   Finkleman, D. and Oltrogge, D.L., An Orbital Debris Tool Kit,” Paper AIAA-2008-6777, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Honolulu, HI, 20 August 2008.

·   Oltrogge, D.L. and Finkleman, D., "Breakup Modeling With 1Earth's DEBBIE Module and STK," AGI User's Conference, Chicago IL, 7-10 October, 2008.