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Pascarella, Alex (author)
In this research project, the design of a smallsat mission to a Halo orbit around the Earth-Moon second libration point (EML-2) using a rideshare launch opportunity to an inclined geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) was investigated. <br/>The design leverages classical results from Dynamical Systems Theory (DST) to determine low-energy transfers...
master thesis 2020
Mast, Stijn (author)
Over the past few years, space missions to minor celestial bodies have gained increased attention from the space community. A prime example is the selection of Psyche as NASA’s fourteenth Discovery Program mission. Orbital dynamics in the vicinity of small irregular bodies pose great challenges for trajectory design. In particular, science...
master thesis 2018