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On the stability of displaced two-body lunar orbits

Simo, Jules and McInnes, Colin 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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Abstract

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.

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