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New Trends in Astrodynamics and Applications III / Edition 1

New Trends in Astrodynamics and Applications III / Edition 1

by Edward Belbruno


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ISBN-13: 9780735403895
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Publication date: 03/09/2007
Series: AIP Conference Proceedings Series , #886
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 0.81(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Trajectory Design and Dynamical Systems
A New Class of Low Energy Lunar Orbits and Mission Applications   E. Belbruno     3
Transfer to Small Distant Retrograde Orbits   J. Demeyer   P. Gurfil     20
Update on Stereo and Other Missions of the JHU/Applied Physics Laboratory   D. W. Dunham     32
Rescriptive and Descriptive Gauge Symmetry in Finite-dimensional Dynamical Systems   P. Gurfil     42
Quasi-periodic Orbits of the Restricted Three-body Problem Made Easy   E. Kolemen   N. J. Kasdin   P. Gurfil     68
Nonlinear Semi-analytic Methods for Spacecraft Trajectory Design, Control, and Navigation   R. S. Park   D. J. Scheeres     78
Set Oriented Approximation of Invariant Manifolds: Review of Concepts for Astrodynamical Problems   M. Dellnitz   K. Padberg   M. Post   B. Thiere     90
Combined Optimal Low-thrust and Stable-manifold Trajectories to the Earth-Moon Halo Orbits   G. Mingotti   F. Topputo   F. Bernelli-Zazzera     100
Future of Human Settlement
Longevity of the Human Spaceflight Program   J. R. Gott, III     113
Critical Trajectories for the Human Settlement of the High Frontier   L. S. Valentine     123
Celestial Mechanisms and Dynamical Astronomy
On the Theory of Bodily Tides   M. Efroimsky   V. Lainey     131
Phase Space Reconstruction in the Restricted Three-body Problem   M. Gidea   F. Deppe   G. Anderson     139
Gravity Behaves Like That?   J. Pazmino     153
A Simple Approximate Analysis of the Linear Stability of Ring Systems   R. J. Vanderbei     169
Dangers of Truncating the Disturbing Function in Small Body Solar System Dynamics   D. Veras     175
Interstellar Mission Concepts
Natural Sources of Antiparticles in the Solar System and the Feasibility of Extraction for High Delta-V Space Propulsion   J. Bickford   W. Schmitt   W. Spjeldvik   A. Gusev   G. Pugacheva   I. Martin     187
Closing Remarks: A Charter for Interstellar Studies   P. A. Gilster     204
Status of Solar Sail Propulsion: Moving Toward an Interstellar Probe   L. Johnson   R. M. Young   E. E. Montgomery, IV     207
Sun's Focus Comes First, Interstellar Target Comes Second   C. Maccone     215
Interim Missions for Photon Sailcraft: How to Prep for Centaurus   G. L. Matloff     235
Very Small Interstellar Spacecraft   M.A. Peck     239
Astronomy, Relativity
Relativistic Canonical Planetary Perturbation Equations for Momentum-dependent Forces, and the Lense-thirring Precession   N. Ashby   T. Allison     253
Relativistic Reference Frames for Astrometry and Navigation in the Solar System   S. M. Kopeikin     268
Classifying Solid Planetary Bodies   J. L. Remo     284
Neo Deflection
Comparison of Single and Multi-spacecraft Configurations for NEA Deflection by Solar Sublimation   C. Maddock   J. P. Sanchez Cuartielles   M. Vasile   G. Radice     303
A Multi-criteria Assessment of Deflection Methods for Dangerous NEOs   J. P. Sanchez Cuartielles   C. Colombo   M. Vasile   G. Radice     317
Author Index     335

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