Accession Number : AD0468164


Title :   NONLINEAR FEEDBACK SOLUTION FOR MINIMUM RENDEZVOUS WITH CONSTANT THRUST ACCELERATION.


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MA CAMBRIDGE


Personal Author(s) : Bryson,Arthur E


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/468164.pdf


Report Date : 15 Jul 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 24


Abstract : The instantaneous thrust-direction for a spacecraft to perform a minimum-time rendezvous with another (nonmaneuvering) spacecraft is determined as a function of instantaneous relative velocity and position. The magnitude of the thrust acceleration is assumed constant and the acceleration due to external forces is neglected.


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE