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Numerical investigation of mapping orbits about Jupiter's icy moons

Show simple item record Aiello, John 2005-10-28T22:29:02Z 2005-10-28T22:29:02Z 2005-08
dc.identifier.citation 2005 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, August 7-11, 2005 en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 05-2171
dc.description.abstract A proposed mission that would orbit Callisto, Ganymede, and Europa will require low altitude, high inclination orbits for gravity and surface mapping. This paper explores the dynamics of these orbits by direct propagation against an ephemeris model. Initial conditions within the context of a mapping mission's likely requirements are considered. The results complement the analytical studies and reveal additional dependencies. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA en
dc.format.extent 4866674 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2005. en
dc.subject orbit stability en
dc.subject planetary satellite orbits en
dc.title Numerical investigation of mapping orbits about Jupiter's icy moons en
dc.type Preprint en

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