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Title: Cassini tour navigation strategy
Authors: Roth, Duane
Alwar, Vijay
Bordi, John
Goodson, Troy
Hahn, Yungsun
Ionasescu, Rodica
Jones, Jeremy
Owen, William
Pojman, Joan
Roundhill, Ian
Santos, Shawna
Strange, Nathan
Wagner, Sean
Wong, Mau
Keywords: Cassini
satellite tour
Issue Date: Sep-2003
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2003.
Citation: Institute of Navigation GPS/GNSS 2003, Portland, OR, September 9-12, 2003
Abstract: The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft was launched on October 15, 1997 as a joint NASA/ESA mission to explore Saturn. After a 7 year cruise the spacecraft will enter orbit around Saturn on 1 July 2004 for a 4 year investigation of the Saturnian system. The Cassini Navigation Team is responsible for designing the reference trajectory and conducting operations to realize this design. This paper describes the strategy for achieving project requirements, the characteristics of the Cassini navigation challenge, and the underlying assumptions.
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