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Transfer to a Planet

  • Robin BiesbroekEmail author
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

In the previous chapter the importance of the escape energy, C3, was highlighted and how it was used to calculate launcher performance. In this chapter we take a closer look at C3 values for transfers to different planets.

Keywords

Dust Storm Direct Transfer Ecliptic Plane Astronomical Unit Mars Science Laboratory 
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.

References

  1. 1.
    “Solar System Dynamics”, NASA, http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?horizons
  2. 2.
    “Systems Tool Kit”, AGI, http://www.agi.com/products/stk/

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ESTEC/TEC-SYENoordwijkThe Netherlands

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