Comment on minimum-time orbital rendezvous between neighboring elliptic orbits

  • B. Paiewonsky
  • P. Woodrow
Technical Comments


Elliptic Orbit Orbital Rendezvous 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Paiewonsky
    • 1
  • P. Woodrow
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Defense AnalysesArlington
  2. 2.Aeronautical Research Associates of PrincetonPrinceton

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