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Title: The Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter reference trajectory
Authors: Whiffen, Gregory J.
Lam, Try
Keywords: low-thrust
Issue Date: 22-Jan-2006
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006.
Citation: 2006 AAS/AIAA SpaceFlight Mechanics Meeting, Tampa, Florida, January 22-26, 2006.
Abstract: The proposed NASA Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) mission would have used a single spacecraft to orbit Callisto, Ganymede, and Europa in succession. The enormous Delta-Velocity required for this mission (nearly [25 km/s]) would necessitate the use of very high efficiency electric propulsion. The trajectory created for the proposed baseline JIMO mission may be the most complex trajectory ever designed. This paper describes the current reference trajectory in detail and describes the processes that were used to construct it
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