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Approaching moons from resonance via invariant manifolds

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dc.contributor.author Anderson, Rodney L.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-14T00:15:35Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-14T00:15:35Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-30
dc.identifier.citation 22nd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, January 29 - February 2, 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 12-0399
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/42455
dc.description.abstract In this work, the approach phase from the final resonance of the endgame scenario in a tour design is examined within the context of invariant manifolds. Previous analyses have typically solved this problem either by using numerical techniques or by computing a catalog of suitable trajectories. The invariant manifolds of a selected set of libration orbits and unstable resonant orbits are computed here to serve as guides for desirable approach trajectories. The analysis focuses on designing an approach phase that may be tied into the final resonance in the endgame sequence while also targeting desired conditions at the moon. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012. en_US
dc.subject approach en_US
dc.subject endgame en_US
dc.subject invariant manifolds, en_US
dc.subject resonant orbit en_US
dc.title Approaching moons from resonance via invariant manifolds en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.subject.NASATaxonomy Astrodynamics en_US


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