Evolved spacecraft trajectories for low earth orbit

  title={Evolved spacecraft trajectories for low earth orbit},
  author={D. Hinckley and Karol Zieba and D. Hitt and M. Eppstein},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation},
In this paper we use Differential Evolution (DE), with best evolved results refined using a Nelder-Mead optimization, to solve complex problems in orbital mechanics relevant to low Earth orbits (LEO. [...] Key Method We first validate that the method can recover known analytical solutions obtainable with the assumption of Keplerian motion.Expand
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