Accession Number:

AD0669407

Title:

ORBIT EXPANSION BU MICROTHRUST. PART I. DESCRIPTION OF RESULTS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The report describes the results of a study carried out for ELDO on the subject of orbit expansion from low to geostationary altitude by means of microthrust provided by an electric propulsion unit. The mathematical analysis of the problem and the computer program used to obtain the results presented herein are each published under a separate cover. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE