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Mitigation of propagation error in interplanetary trajectories
Año:2015
Áreas de investigación
  • Análisis numérico,
  • Ciencias del espacio
Datos
Descripción
The reliable and accurate propagation of interplanetary orbits is of crucial importance in several applications in celestial mechanics and astrodynamics, for example asteroid impact monitoring and mitigation, and interplanetary mission analysis and design. When planetary close encounters are involved, numerical propagation is complicated by the amplification of the numerical error in the position and velocity after the encounter. Therefore, the presence of subsequent encounters (for example resonant returns) makes accurate orbit computation a difficult and challenging task. In this work, we investigate the possibility of reducing global numerical error by employing regularized formulations of orbital dynamics, such as the Dromo formulation. Test cases are performed both for geocentric hyperbolic trajectories and for whole interplanetary trajectories with a resonant close encounter. Results show that Dromo, along with the Kustaanheimo-Stiefel formulation, is able to significantly reduce the propagation error with respect to Cowell?s method. In particular, the addition of a time element to Dromo is highly beneficial in containing the error produced by the integration of time.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Williamsburg, Virginia, EE. UU.
Revisores
No
ISBN o ISSN
9780877036234
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
11/01/2015
Fecha fin congreso
15/01/2015
Desde la página
1003
Hasta la página
1020
Título de las actas
Volume 155 of the Advances in the Astronautical Sciences Series (AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting 2015)
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Participantes
  • Autor: Davide Amato (UPM)
  • Autor: Claudio Bombardelli (UPM)
  • Autor: Giulio Baù (Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italia)
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Dinámica Espacial (SDG-UPM)
  • Departamento: Física Aplicada a Las Ingenierías Aeronáutica y Naval
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