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Navigating the Magellan Aerobrake

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dc.contributor.author Giorgini, J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Wong, S. en_US
dc.contributor.author You, T-H. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-06T17:13:11Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-06T17:13:11Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.clearanceno 93-2088 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/36613
dc.description.abstract The Magellan spacecraft has been aerobraked into a 197 x 541 km near-circular orbit around Venus from which it is conducting a high-resolution gravity mapping mission. This was the first interplanetary aerobrake maneuver and involved flying the spacecraft through the upper reaches of the Venusian atmosphere 730 times over a 70 day period. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Magellan aerobrake Venusian en_US
dc.title Navigating the Magellan Aerobrake en_US


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