## Tag Archives: transfer

## The Gauss Problem

Interplanetary flight: 1) Introduction 2) Heliocentric Transfer Orbit 3) The Gauss Problem 4) Determining Orbital Elements 5) Hyperbolic Departure and Approach 6) Gravitational Assist On New Year’s Day 1801, Giuseppe Piazzi of Italy observed for the first time an object that turned out to … Continue reading

## Heliocentric Transfer Orbit

Interplanetary flight: 1) Introduction 2) Heliocentric Transfer Orbit 3) The Gauss Problem 4) Determining Orbital Elements 5) Hyperbolic Departure and Approach 6) Gravitational Assist For transfers to most of the planets, we may initially consider that the planetary orbits are both circular and coplanar. … Continue reading

## Types Of Orbits

Orbit Meccanics: 1) Conic Sections 2) Orbital Elements 3) Types of Orbits 4) Newton’s Laws of Motion and Universal Gravitation 5) Uniform Circular Motion 6) Motions of Planets and Satellites 7) Launch of a Space Vehicle 8) Position in … Continue reading