Certificate of Registration Media number Эл #ФС77-53688 of 17 April 2013. ISSN 2308-6033. DOI 10.18698/2308-6033
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Study the possibility of indirect flight into the restricted orbit around the Earth-Moon’s L2 libration point

Published: 06.04.2016

Authors: Guskova M.S., Bober S.A., Aksenov S.A.

Published in issue: #3(51)/2016

DOI: 10.18698/2308-6033-2016-3-1476

Category: Aviation and Rocket-Space Engineering | Chapter: Aircraft Dynamics, Ballistics, Motion Control

The paper analyzes the possibility of flight into the orbit around the translunar libration point using gravity-assist maneuver near the Moon. The orbits, which spacecraft can enter without the use of intermediate maneuvers after the flyby of the Moon, are studied. The flight from a parking low-Earth orbit into different orbits is simulated. Color maps of characteristics dependent on the parameters of the flyby point and the map showing the areas on the plane corresponding to the quasi-halo orbit, moving on which the spacecraft does not go to the penumbra of the Moon are constructed.

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