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Orbit determination sensitivity analysis for the Europa multiple flyby mission concept

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dc.contributor.author Boone, Dylan R.
dc.contributor.author Nandi, Sumita
dc.contributor.author Kangas, Julie
dc.contributor.author Young, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-30T20:02:42Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-30T20:02:42Z
dc.date.issued 2016-09-12
dc.identifier.citation AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Long Beach, California, September 12-15, 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 16-3748
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/46198
dc.description.abstract This paper details the results of parametric variations on the notional Europa Mission Concept tour navigation strategy on orbit determination delivery and knowledge errors and the associated statistical ∆V consumption. Approach maneuver placement at encounter minus two and a half days and at encounter minus three and a half days is compared to the reference encounter minus three days location as well as variations to the data cutoff for approach maneuver design, which is baselined one day prior to maneuver execution. An execution error model with fixed and proportional components assigned to the magnitude and pointing directions is applied to each maneuver in a Monte Carlo simulation. Variations on the fixed and proportional contributions to both component errors are simulated and analyzed to show the effect of varying thruster characterization levels. The effects of varying levels of a priori satellite ephemeris errors are also characterized in this study. 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, 2016 en_US
dc.title Orbit determination sensitivity analysis for the Europa multiple flyby mission concept en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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