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Willaert, Dennis (author)
To accommodate the fast growing air traffic in a safe and efficient way, an ATM paradigm shift from current Time Based Operations towards Trajectory Based Operations (TBO) is envisioned. TBO entails the exchange, maintenance and use of consistent 4D trajectory information for collaborative decision-making on the flight. This thesis addresses a...
master thesis 2019
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Gutierrez Ahumada, Jose Angel (author)
Ballistic capture is a relatively novel concept in interplanetary mission design with the potential to make Mars and other targets in the Solar System more accessible. A complete end-to-end interplanetary mission from an Earth-bound orbit to a stable science orbit around Mars (in this case, an areostationary orbit) has been conducted using this...
master thesis 2019
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Fernandez Mora, Alvaro (author)
The development of solar-sail technology in combination with the rising interest in a mission to the Sun-Earth L5 region for heliophysics and the search for Trojan asteroids, raises the question of using solar sailing as the primary propulsion method to enable such a mission. This study therefore investigates different invariant objects and...
master thesis 2019
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Cruz Chambel de Aguiar, Gonçalo (author)
The phenomenon by which a spacecraft can both approach a celestial body and start performing revolutions around it, without needing to manoeuvre in between, is known as ballistic capture. For ballistic capture to take place, the spacecraft must be under the gravitational influence of at least 2 celestial bodies. Therefore, it is possible to...
master thesis 2017
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Wang, Siying (author)
UAVs(Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) have gained popularity in various fields, and many applications require the drones to perform tasks in indoor environments. One major challenge in UAV indoor guidance is the absence of accurate GPS(Global Positioning System)
signals. In this work, a novel guidance method is investigated which uses a library of...
master thesis 2017
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de Ridder, K.M. (author)
Convex guidance is a developing guidance algorithm that seeks to unify the trajectory optimisation for pin-point landings. The unification would mean the elimination of the need of different optimisation techniques for different stages of the landing. Using convex optimisation, convex guidance is guaranteed to find the global-optimum of the design...
master thesis 2016
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Hoving, L. (author)
Around 1610 Galileo Galilei made his discovery of the four large moons orbiting Jupiter which are referred to now as the Galilean moons. The moons Europa and Ganymede attract a significant amount of scientific interest due to potential present subsurface oceans. As consequence, the design of missions to go there and explore the moon system are...
master thesis 2015
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Roegiers, T.G.R. (author)
Since the development of the exponential sinusoid for low-thrust trajectory design by Petropoulos and Longuski [2004], more shape-based methods have emerged that ease up the work of a mission analyst. These methods are the ideal tool to generate a quick and almost complete overview of a large search space and are useful for producing first...
master thesis 2014
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De Vogeleer, B.J.T.V. (author)
Some problems in Astrodynamics, such as the ones posed in the several editions of the Global Trajectory Optimisation Competition, include both a combinatorial and a trajectory optimisation problem. The combinatorial problem consists of finding the sequence of a fixed number of asteroids that will allow to find the optimal trajectory. The...
master thesis 2008
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