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Midcourse and Gravity Assist Manoeuvres

  • Maxwell Noton
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)

Abstract

After completion of the launch phase a spacecraft will be either in an Earth satellite orbit, or in a hyperbolic orbit that will result in escape from the Earth’s sphere of influence prior to a deep space mission. We are concerned in this chapter only with the latter type of mission.

Keywords

Orbit Determination Specific Impulse Target Body Execution Error Parking Orbit 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maxwell Noton
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.British Aerospace - Space SystemsUK
  2. 2.NASA JPLUSA

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