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Interplanetary mission design handbook. Volume 1, part 2: Earth to Mars ballistic mission opportunities, 1990-2005Graphical data necessary for the preliminary design of ballistic missions to Mars are provided. Contours of launch energy requirements, as well as many other launch and Mars arrival parameters, are presented in launch date/arrival date space for all launch opportunities from 1990 through 2005. In addition, an extensive text is included which explains mission design methods, from launch window development to Mars probe and orbiter arrival design, utilizing the graphical data as well as numerous equations relating various parameters.
Document ID
19840010158
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Authors
Sergeyevsky, A. B. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Snyder, G. C. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Cunniff, R. A. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
September 4, 2013
Publication Date
September 15, 1983
Subject Category
ASTRONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-173306
JPL-PUBL-82-43-VOL-1-PT-2
NAS 1.26:173306
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS7-100
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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