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Trajectory Design Considerations for Small Body Touch-and-GoOutline: (1) Trajectory Description (2) Design Drivers: (2a) Dynamics (2b) Environment (2c) Spacecraft and Ground and System Capabilities (2d) Mission Objectives (3) Design Choices (4) Historical Precedents (5) Case Studies. What is Touch-and-Go (TAG)? (1) Descent to the surface (2) Brief contact (3) Ascends to a safe distance
Document ID
20120002048
Document Type
Presentation
External Source(s)
Authors
Wallace, Mark
Broschart, Stephen
Bonfiglio, Eugene
Bhaskharan, Shyam
Cangahuala, Alberto
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
February 14, 2011
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Meeting Information
AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Winter Meeting(New Orleans, LA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
comets
Touch and Go (TAG)
small bodies
trajectory design
asteriods