Simo, J. and McInnes, C.R. (2010) On the stability of displaced two-body lunar orbits. In: 20th AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 2010-02-14 - 2010-02-17.
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In a prior study, a methodology was developed for computing approximate large displaced orbits in the Earth-Moon circular restricted three-body problem (CRTBP)by the Moon-Sail two-body problem. It was found that far from the L1 and L2 points, the approximate two-body analysis for large accelerations matches well with the dynamics of displaced orbits in relation to the three-body problem. In the present study, the linear stability characteristics of the families of approximate periodic orbits are investigated.
|Item type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Keywords:||orbits, space craft, space flight, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics|
|Subjects:||Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
Technology > Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Ms Katrina May|
|Date Deposited:||11 Feb 2010 16:17|
|Last modified:||11 Dec 2016 16:29|
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