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Minimum fuel trajectories for low thrust spacecraft with radiation exposure constraints

Eric Morrow

Minimum fuel trajectories for low thrust spacecraft with radiation exposure constraints

by Eric Morrow

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Published by University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies in [Downsview, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space trajectories.,
  • Artificial satellites -- Orbits.,
  • Radiation -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eric Moorow.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Institute for Aerospace Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21242560M

    Measuring Space Radiation Between the Earth and Mars As the Mars Odyssey spacecraft made its way to Mars between April and October , the Mars radiation environment experiment (MARIE) measured the amounts and kinds of space radiation the spacecraft encountered along the way. These data are essential to understanding how much and what kinds of. Thrust Vector Control During Launch Through –Launch trajectory –On-orbit adjustment Space Launch Centers Typical launch inclinations from Wallops Island 9 9 Minimum escape trajectory shape is a parabola 30 2/12/20 16 In-plane Parameters of Earth Escape TrajectoriesFile Size: 9MB.

      Author: arrowstar The Trajectory Optimization Tool is a MATLAB-based utility used for finding the optimal trajectory between any number of bodies in the solar system. Given an initial planet, the subsequent bodies to visit, and a range of dates for launch and arrival, this tool will provide the user with the optimal flight plan for accomplishing the mission's goals. 3. TRAJECTORIES AND ORBITS. A. FUNDAMENTAL TYPES OF TRAJECTORIES AND ORBITS. The terms trajectory and orbit both refer to the path of a body in space. Trajectory is commonly used in connection with projectiles and is often associated with paths of limited extent, i. e., paths having clearly identified initial and end points.

    Space radiation is distinct from common terrestrial forms of radiation. Our magnetosphere protects us from significant exposure to radiation from the sun and from space. Radiation that is emitted from the sun is comprised of fluctuating levels of high-energy protons. Space radiation consists of low levels of heavy charged particles. Space Radiation Environment. GSFC's experts in this area are E.G. Stassinopoulos & Janet Barth in the Radiation Physics Office, NASA/GSFC. Please check out the Radiation Physics Office Home Page. The following was taken from the SEECA (Single Event Effects Criticality Analysis).. The main sources of energetic particles that are of concern to spacecraft designers are.


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Minimum fuel trajectories for low thrust spacecraft with radiation exposure constraints by Eric Morrow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Optimal low-thrust, Earth-Moon trajectories Craig Allan Kluever Iowa State University The study of optimal trajectories for low-thrust spacecraft is an integral part of these research efforts. a single minimum-fuel, low-thrust, Earth-Moon by: 5. Shape Based Approximation of Constrained Low-Thrust Space Trajectories using Fourier Series.

Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 49, Issue. 3, p. Minimum-fuel electric orbit-raising of telecommunication satellites subject to time and radiation damage constraints. CrossRef. The utility of the proposed method is illustrated via two different problems: 1) a minimum-fuel multiple-revolution low-thrust interplanetary trajectory design problem, and 2) a rest-to-rest.

This paper describes a novel method to compute minimum-time solar-sail trajectories starting from a given low-thrust solution. The method is based on the use of homotopy and numerical continuation. Automated Design of Propellant-Optimal, Low-Thrust Trajectories for Trojan Asteroid Tours Article in Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 51(5) April with 14 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Optimization of Low-Thrust Reconfiguration Maneuvers for Spacecraft Flying in Formation Article in Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics 32(5) September with 22 Reads.

In low Earth orbit, measurements have indicated daily radiation rates in the region of µGy (Badhwar et al. ), which translates to something in the region of to Sv per day.

Medium duration mission levels in the region of Sv (Buckey ) and Gy for astronauts staying for five or so months on the old Soviet space. Low-Thrust Transfers Using Primer Vector Theory and a Second-Order Penalty Method a minimum-fuel low-thrust transfer problem between circular orbits was formulated as an optimal control.

Radiation Environment Effects on Spacecraft Ray Ladbury Radiation Effects and Analysis Group. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. To be presented by Raymond L. Ladbury at the NASA Ames Research Center Radiation Meeting, Mountain View, CA, November 6, File Size: KB.

will be shown that the familiar high-thrust or??impulsive" trajectory method can be used as a reference solution. Also discussed is the use of a low-thrust type of trajectory solution which appears to present a minimum of computation difficulties. This is the constant jet power, variable thrust method of references 3 and 4.

tionary Orbit (GEO), we present minimum fluence solutions an d provide a comparison with the minimum time solutions. Keywords: Low-thrust trajectory optimization, Electric Orbit-raising, Van Allen belt radiation 1.

Introduction Traditionally, the space industry has relied upon chemical propulsion systems for supporting the. Optimization of space trajectories is the major factor in the birth of modern theories of optimization and of corresponding numerical methods (used to-day in all domains).

The case of optimal time-free transfers between Keplerian orbits in a central field is on the way to be completely investigated, but the other cases remain difficult Cited by: 5.

S.1 Spacecraft Propulsion Systems Low thrust levels (1 mN to N) with low acceleration levels Minimum and predictable thrust exhaust impingement effects - Impulse bits Impulse bit is the smallest change in momentum required to allow for e.g.

fine attitude and orbit control of a spacecraft. Storable propellants. In radiation protection practices, risk from exposure to ionizing radiation is determined analytically by the level of exposure, the detrimental quality of the radiation field, the inherent radiosensitivity of the tissues or organs irradiated, and the age and gender of the person at the time of exposure.

During low Earth orbit (LEO) EVA, theFile Size: 2MB. The key enabling technology is low-thrust, high-specific impulse ion propulsion. Recently validated by the NASA Deep Space 1 mission, ion propulsion combines a high delta-V capability with very low fuel consumption.

For smaller missions, this emerging technology is more suitable than chemical propulsion for achieving a high payload mass by: 6. Proceedings of the Space Nuclear Conference San Diego, California, JunePaper Engineering Effort Needed to Design Spacecraft with Radiation Constraints Dr.

Robert C. Singleterry Jr. NASA Langley Research Center, MS6 East Reid St., Hampton, VA Tel: ()Email: [email protected] Spacecraft need enormous amounts of fuel. Like, truly gargantuan amounts of fuel.

In fact, spacecraft built today are mostly fuel and fuel tanks and very little else. Nothing demonstrates this fact quite like the famous Saturn V. See that part on. In this second edition of Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems, the authors demonstrate the need to break free from the old established concepts of expendable rockets, using chemical propulsion, and to develop new breeds of launch vehicle capable of both launching payloads into orbit at a dramatically reduced cost and for sustained operations in low-Earth s: 1.

radiation. Testing and qualification of materials exposed to these extreme conditions have provided data to enable the manufacturing of long-life reliable components used on Earth as well as in the world’s most sophisticated satellite and spacecraft components.

Low. What rocket designers really want is an engine with both high thrust and high specific impulse. Such engines don't have to use weak Hohmanns, they can use fantastically expensive (but rapid) Brachistochrone trajectories. Such engines are called "Torch Drives", a spacecraft with a torch drive is called a "Torchship."The term "Torchship" was coined by Robert Heinlein in for his short story.

The Spaceflight Radiation Health Program seeks to balance the requirements for operational flexibility with the requirement to minimize crew radiation exposure.

ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES The radiation environment may be classified into three sources of radiation: trapped radiation, galactic cosmic radiation (GCR) and energetic solar particle.Minimum-propellant, constant-thrust, Earth-Mars round-trip trajectories are pre- ANALYSIS A typical round-trip trajectory profile to Mars is shown in figure 1.

The problem model assumes a two-dimensional solar system with the planets in circular orbits about the .Cancer risk coefficients in the mission to Mars should be scaled compared to the A-bomb survivor data to account for radiation quality and low dose-rate exposure.

Radiation quality is already included in the MSL measurement, which provided a mean quality factor of in deep space (Zeitlin et al., ) and on Mars (Hassler et al., ).Cited by: