To use the L2 point of the Earth-Moon (EM) system as a space transportation hub, it is absolutely necessary to know the available orbital energy of a spacecraft departing from EM L2 and how to obtain required excess velocity to the target planet. This paper presents a successful acceleration strategy using the combination of an impulsive maneuver and the Sun gravitational perturbation. Applying this strategy enables the spacecraft to efficiently convert the energy of the maneuver into its orbital energy.
|ジャーナル||Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2014 7|
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