Determination of the optimal conditions for inclination maneuvers using a Swing-by

  • O. MouraJr.
  • C. C. Celestino
  • A. F. B. A. Prado
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Abstract

The search for methods to reduce the fuel consumption in orbital transfers is something relevant and always current in astrodynamics. Therefore, the maneuvers assisted by the gravity, also called Swing-by maneuvers, can be an advantageous option to save fuel. The proposal of the present research is to explore the influence of some parameters in a Swing-by of an artificial satellite orbiting a planet with one of the moons of this mother planet, with the goal of changing the inclination of the artificial satellite around the main body of the system. The fuel consumption of this maneuver is compared with the required consumption to perform the same change of inclination using the classical approach of impulsive maneuvers.

Keywords

Swing-by Orbital maneuvers Changing of orbital plane Astrodynamics 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors wish to express their appreciation for the support provided by Grants #406841/2016-0 and 301338/2016-7 from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq); Grants #2016/24561-0 and 2016/14665-2 from São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the financial support from the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Federal do ABC—UFABCSanto AndréBrazil
  2. 2.2 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais—INPESão José dos CamposBrazil

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