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Author International Conference on Libration Point Orbits and Applications (2002 : Aiguablava, Spain)

Title Libration point orbits and applications : proceedings of the conference, Aiguablava, Spain, 10-14 June 2002 / edited by Gerard Gómez, Martin W. Lo, Josep J. Masdemont
Published River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 676 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface; List of Participants; CONTENTS; SECTION I: Mission Analysis and Operations; SECTION II: Dynamics Around the Libration Points; SECTION III: Software Tools; SECTION IV: Solar System Dynamics and Applications; 1. Orbit Determination Issues for Libration Point Orbits M. Beckman; 2. Performance Requirements and Kickstage Disposal Options for a Cislunar Gateway Station Transfer Vehicle G.L. Condon, S. Wilson and C.L. Ranieri; 3. Libration Point Missions, 1978-2002 D. W. Dunham and R. W. Farquhar
4. Technical Constraints Impact on Mission Design to the Collinear Sun-Earth Libration Points N. Ezsmont, A. Sukhanov and V. Khrapchenkov5. Libration Orbit Mission Design: Applications of Numerical and Dynamical Methods D. Folta and M. Beckman; 6. Herschel, Planck and GAIA Orbit Design M. Hechler and J. Cobos; 7. Getting to L1 the Hard Way: Triana's Launch Options M. B. Houghton; 8. Solar Surveillance Zone Population Strategies with Picosatellites Using Halo and Distant Retrograde Orbits J.A. Kechichian, E. T. Campbell, M.F. Werner and E. Y. Robinson
9. The SOHO Mission L1 Halo Orbit Recovery from the Attitude Control Anomalies of 1998 C.E. Roberts10. Possible Orbits for the First Russian/Brazilian Space Mission A. A. Sukhanov; 11. New Results on Computation of Translunar Halo Orbits of the Real Earth-Moon System M.A. Andreu; 12. Impulsive Transfers to/from the Lagrangian Points in the Earth-Sun System A. F. Bertachini de Almeida Prado; 13. Astrodynamical Applications of Invariant Manifolds Associated with Collinear Lissajous Libration Orbits J. Cobos and J. J. Masdemont; 14. Halo Orbits in the Sun-Mars System I. Gacka
15. Trajectory Correction Manoeuvres in the Transfer to Libration Point Orbits G. Gomez, M, Marcote and J. J. Masdemont16. Libration Point Orbits: A Survey from the Dynamical Point of View G. Gomez, J. J. Masdemont and J.M. Mondelo; 17. Dynamical Substitutes of the Libration Points for Simplified Solar System Models G. Gomez, J.J. Masdemont and J.M. Mondelo; 18. Navigation of Spacecraft in Unstable Orbital Environments D. J. Scheeres; 19. Low Thrust Transfer to Sun-Earth L1 and L2 Points with a Constraint on the Thrust Direction A. A. Sukhanov and N.A. Eismont
20. Satellites Formation Transfer to Libration Points J. C. Bastante, L. Pefiin, A. Caramagno, M. Bello-Mora and J. Rodriguez-Canabal21. Software Architecture and Use of Satellite Tool Kit's Astrogator Module for Libration Point Orbit Missions J. Carrico and E. Fletcher; 22. The Computation of Periodic Solutions of the 3-Body Problem Using the Numerical Continuation Software AUTO D. J. Dichmann, E. J. Doedel and R. C. Paffenroth; 23. An Architecture for a Generalized Spacecraft Trajectory Design and Optimization System C. Ocampo
Summary This book presents the state of the art in numerical and analytical techniques as well as future trends associated with mission design for libration point orbits. It contains papers explaining theoretical developments and their applications, including the accurate description of some actual libration point missions of ESA and NASA. The existing software in the field and some applications beyond the neighborhood of the Earth are also presented. Special emphasis is placed on the use of dynamical systems methodology in the libration-point-orbits mission design
Notes "7th International Conference on Libration Point Orbits and Applications"--Conference WWW Home page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Lagrangian points -- Congresses
Differentiable dynamical systems -- Congresses
SCIENCE -- Astronomy.
Differentiable dynamical systems.
Lagrangian points.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Gómez, G. (Gerard)
Lo, Martin Wen-Yu
Masdemont, Josep J
ISBN 9812704841