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Kaguya orbit determination from JPL

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dc.contributor.author Haw, Robert J.
dc.contributor.author Mottinger, N. A.
dc.contributor.author Graat, E. J.
dc.contributor.author Jefferson, D. C.
dc.contributor.author Park, R.
dc.contributor.author Menom, P.
dc.contributor.author Higa, E.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-14T18:02:03Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-14T18:02:03Z
dc.date.issued 2008-08-18
dc.identifier.citation AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 18-21, 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 08-2715
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45414
dc.description.abstract Selene (re-named ‘Kaguya’ after launch) is an unmanned mission to the Moon navigated, in part, by JPL personnel. Launched by an H-IIA rocket on September 14, 2007 from Tanegashima Space Center, Kaguya entered a high, Earth-centered phasing orbit with apogee near the radius of the Moon’s orbit. After 19 days and two orbits of Earth, Kaguya entered lunar orbit. Over the next 2 weeks the spacecraft decreased its apolune altitude until reaching a circular, 100 km altitude orbit. This paper describes NASA/JPL’s participation in the JAXA/Kaguya mission during that 5 week period, wherein JPL provided tracking data and orbit determination support for Kaguya. 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, 2008 en_US
dc.subject lunar navigation en_US
dc.title Kaguya orbit determination from JPL en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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