Missions to the planets

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


Dynamical System Aerospace Technology Electric Propulsion Interplanetary Mission 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Chapter 5

Mission descriptions

  1. 5.1.
    A. Atzei, G. Schwehm, M. Coradini, M. Hechler, J. De Lafontaine and M. Eiden, Rosetta/CNSRESA’s Planetary Cornerstone Mission. ESA Bulletin, 59, 18–29, 1989.Google Scholar
  2. 5.2.
    A. Atzei, P. Falkner and T. Peacock, The Jovian minisat explorer: The challenge of studying Europa. IAC Fukuoka, 2005 (IAC.05.A.3.2.A.05).Google Scholar
  3. 5.3.
    Galileo: The tour guide at: Google Scholar
  4. 5.4.
    J. Kawaguchi, Muses-C launch and early operations report. AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Big Sky, August, 2003 (AAS-03-662).Google Scholar
  5. 5.5.
    D. Kolbe and R. Best, The ROSETTA mission. IAC Turin, 1997 (IAF-97-Q.5.01).Google Scholar
  6. 5.6.
    A. Lyngvi, P. Falkner, S. Kemble, M. Leipold and A. Peacock, The Interstellar Heliopause probe. IAC Vancouver, 2004.Google Scholar
  7. 5.7.
    A. Lyngvi, N. Rando, R. Marsden, A. Jeanes, A. Owens, L. Gerlach, G. Janin and A. Peacock. The Solar Orbiter. IAC Fukuoka, 2005 (IAC-05-A3.2.B.07).Google Scholar
  8. 5.8.
    R T. Mitchell, The Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan. Houston, October, 2002 (IAC-02-Q.2-02).Google Scholar
  9. 5.9.
    R. T. Mitchell, Cassini/Huygens at Saturn and Titan. Fukuoka, October, 2005 (IAC-05-A3.2.A.01).Google Scholar
  10. 5.10.
    P. Renard, C. Koeck, S. Kemble, A. Atzei and P. Falkner, System concepts and enabling technologies for an ESA low-cost mission to Jupiter/Europa. IAC Vancouver, 2004 (IAC-04-Q.2.a.02).Google Scholar
  11. 5.11.
    G. Schwehm, M. Hechler, ‘Rosetta’ — ESA’s Planetary Cornerstone Mission. ESA Bulletin, 11, 7–18, 1994.Google Scholar
  12. 5.12.
    G.D. Racca, G.P. Whitcomb and B.H. Foing, The SMART-1 Mission. ESA Bulletin, 95, 72–81, 1998.Google Scholar
  13. 5.13.
    K. Uesugi, Space Odyssey of an Angel—Summary of the Hiten’s Three Year Mission (AAS 93-292).Google Scholar
  14. 5.14
    J. Van Casteren, J. Benkhoff, R. Carli, B. Gramkow, M. Novara, M. Ranne, R. Schulz, R. Jehn, BEPI COLOMBO: A mission to Mercury. IAC Fukuoka, 2005 (IAC-05-A3.2.B.05).Google Scholar

Gravity assist missions

  1. 5.15.
    S. Cornara, M. Belló-Mora, M. Hechler, Study on Recovery of Escape Missions (AAS 03-246).Google Scholar
  2. 5.16.
    Y. Guo, R.W. Farquhar, Current design of the Solar Probe mission. IAC Bremen, 2003, (IAC-03-Q.2.05).Google Scholar
  3. 5.17.
    Y. Guo and R.W. Farquhar, New horizons Pluto-Kuiper belt mission: Design and simulation of the Pluto-Charon encounter. IAC Houston, 2002 (IAC-02-Q.2.07).Google Scholar
  4. 5.18.
    Y. Langevin, Chemical and Solar electric propulsion options for a cornerstone mission to Mercury. Acta Astronautica, 47(2–9), 443–452, 2000.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.19.
    J.V. McAdams, Discovery class Mercury orbiter trajectory design for the 2005 launch opportunity. AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics specialist conference, Boston, August, 1998 (AIAA 98-4283).Google Scholar
  6. 5.20 Scholar
  7. 5.21.
    R.A. Mewaldt, J. Kangas, S.J. Kerridge and M. Neugebauer, A small probe to the heliospheric boundary and interstellar space. Acta Astronautica, 34, 267–276, 1995.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 5.22.
    SOLO: Google Scholar
  9. 5.23.
    C.L. Yen, Ballistic Mercury orbiter mission via Venus and Mercury gravity assist. Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 37(3), July–Sept, 417–432, 1989.MathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  10. 5.24.
    C.L. Yen, New trajectory options for ballistic Mercury Orbiter missions (AAS 01-158).Google Scholar
  11. 5.25.
    G.J. Whiffen, An investigation of a Jupiter Galilean moon orbiter trajectory. AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Big Sky, August, 2003 (AAS 03-554).Google Scholar

Low-thrust missions

  1. 5.26.
    T.S. Balint, G.J. Whiffen and T.R. Spilker, Mixing moons and atmospheric entry probes: Challenges and limitations of a multi-objective science mission to Jupiter. IAC Bremen, 2003 (IAC-03-Q.2.04).Google Scholar
  2. 5.27
    Bepi-Colombo: Google Scholar
  3. 5.28.
    G.G. Fedotov, M.S. Konstantinov and V.G. Petukhov, Electric propulsion mission to Jupiter. 47th IAC, Beijing, 1996.Google Scholar
  4. 5.29.
    G.W. Hughes and C.R. McInnes, Mercury Sample return and small body encounters using solar sail propulsion. IAC Houston, 2002 (IAC-02-W.2.08).Google Scholar
  5. 5.30.
    M. Katzkowski and R. Jehn, Optimum trajectories to Mercury combining low-thrust with gravity assists. IAC Toulouse, 2001 (IAF-01-Q.2.05).Google Scholar
  6. 5.31.
    Y. Langevin, Chemical and Solar electric propulsion options for a Mercury cornerstone mission. 50th IAC, Amsterdam, 1999 (IAF-00-A.2.04).Google Scholar
  7. 5.32.
    M. Vasile, R. Biesbroek, L. Summerer, A. Galvez and G. Kminek, Options for a mission to Pluto and beyond. AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics meeting, Puerto Rico, Feb, 2003 (AAS 03-210).Google Scholar
  8. 5.33.
    M. Vasile, F. Bernelli Zazzera, R. Jehn and G. Janin, Optimal interplanetary trajectories using a combination of low-thrust and gravity assist manoeuvres. IAC Rio de Janeiro, 2000 (IAF-00-A.5.07).Google Scholar

Gravitational capture

  1. 5.34.
    E.A. Belbruno and J. Miller, Sun-perturbed Earth to Moon transfers wilt ballistic capture. Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 16, 770–775, 1993.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 5.35.
    W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross, Resonance and capture of Jupiter comets. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 81(1), 63–73, 2001.zbMATHMathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 5.36.
    A. Carusi and G. Valsecchi, Numerical simulation of close encounters between Jupiter and minor bodies. In: Asteroids, pp. 391–416. Univ. Az. Press, Tucson, 1979.Google Scholar
  4. 5.37.
    H. Yamakawa, J. Kawaguchi, N. Ishii and H. Matsuo, A numerical study of gravitational capture orbit in the Earth-Moon system. AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics, Colorado Springs, 1992 (AAS 92-186).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Praxis Publishing Ltd, Chichester, UK 2006

Personalised recommendations