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Autonomous Mars ascent and orbit rendezvous for earth return missionsThe details of tha assessment of autonomous Mars ascent and orbit rendezvous for earth return missions are presented. Analyses addressing navigation system assessments, trajectory planning, targeting approaches, flight control guidance strategies, and performance sensitivities are included. Tradeoffs in the analysis and design process are discussed.
Document ID
19930033920
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Edwards, H. C. (LinCom Corp. Houston, TX, United States)
Balmanno, W. F. (NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Cruz, Manuel I. (NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Ilgen, Marc R. (TRW Space and Technology Group Redondo Beach, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 15, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1991
Publication Information
Publication: In: Spaceflight mechanics 1991; Proceedings of the 1st AAS(AIAA Annual Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Houston, TX, Feb. 11-13, 1991. Pt. 1 (A93-17901 05-13)
Subject Category
ASTRONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Report/Patent Number
AAS PAPER 91-121
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-18141
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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