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Author K├ęchichian, Jean Albert, 1945- author.

Title Orbital relative motion and terminal rendezvous : analytic and numerical methods for spaceflight guidance applications / Jean Albert K├ęchichian
Published Cham : Springer, [2021]

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Description 1 online resource (427 pages)
Series Space technology library ; [v. 39]
Space technology library ; v. 39.
Contents Chapter 1. The Second-Order Analytic Approximation to the Solution of the Euler-Hill Equations of Relative Motion -- Chapter 2. Analytic Solutions for the Perturbed Motion of a Spacecraft in Near-Circular Orbit, Under the Influence of the J2 and J3 Earth Zonal Harmonics, in Rotating and Inertial Cartesian Reference Frames -- Chapter 3. Analytic Solutions for the Perturbed Motion of a Spacecraft in Near-Circular Orbit, Under the Influence of the Luni-Solar Gravity, in Rotating and Inertial Cartesian Reference Frames -- Chapter 4. Effect of Luni-Solar Gravity Perturbations on a Near-Circular Orbit: Third-Body Orbit Eccentricity Considerations -- Chapter 5. Effect of Atmospheric Drag Perturbation on Circular Orbits: Atmosphere Rotation Considerations -- Chapter 6. Analytic Solution of Terminal Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbit Around the Oblate Earth: The Computation of the Starting Guess for Iterations -- Chapter 7. Techniques of Accurate Analytic Terminal Rendezvous in Near-Circular Orbit -- Chapter 8. Coplanar Two-Impulse Rendezvous in General Elliptic Orbit with Drag -- Chapter 9. The Analysis of the Relative Motion in General Elliptic Orbit With Respect to a Dragging and Precessing Coordinate Frame -- Chapter 10. The Algorithm of the Two-Impulse Time-Fixed Noncoplanar Rendezvous with Drag and Oblateness Effects -- Chapter 11. The Analysis and Implementation of In-Plane Stationkeeping of Continuously Perturbed Walker Constellations -- Chapter 12. The Mathematical Models of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Artificial Satellite Analysis Program (ASAP)
Summary This book provides a comprehensive analysis of time-fixed terminal rendezvous around the Earth using chemical propulsion. The book has two main objectives. The first is to derive the mathematics of relative motion in near-circular orbit when subjected to perturbations emanating from the oblateness of the Earth, third-body gravity, and atmospheric drag. The mathematics are suitable for quick trajectory prediction and the creation of computer codes and efficient software to solve impulsive maneuvers and fly rendezvous missions. The second objective of this book is to show how the relative motion theory is applied to the exact precision-integrated, long-duration, time-fixed terminal rendezvous problem around the oblate Earth for the general elliptic orbit case. The contents are both theoretical and applied, with long-lasting value for aerospace engineers, trajectory designers, professors of orbital mechanics, and students at the graduate level and above
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Orbital transfer (Space flight)
Trajectory optimization.
Orbital rendezvous (Space flight)
Mathematical physics.
Mathematical physics.
Orbital rendezvous (Space flight)
Orbital transfer (Space flight)
Trajectory optimization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783030646578
3030646572