This paper shows the recent results of ISAS Mercury orbiter mission study conducted by ISAS Mercury Exploration Working Group. Two options are under study; 1) A Spacecraft which utilizes Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) as a primary propulsion system for interplanetary transfer phase as well as Mercury orbit insertion phase and 2) Conventional chemical propulsion spacecraft.
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
|Event||Proceedings of the 1998 3rd IAA International Conference on Low-Cost Planetary Missions - Pasadena, CA, United States|
Duration: 1998 Apr 27 → 1998 May 1
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Aerospace Engineering