Galileo trajectory design

@article{DAmario1992GalileoTD,
  title={Galileo trajectory design},
  author={L D'Amario and Larry E. Bright and Aron A. Wolf},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={1992},
  volume={60},
  pages={23-78}
}
The Galileo spacecraft was launched by the Space Shuttle Atlantis on October 18, 1989. A two-stage Inertial Upper Stage propelled Galileo out of Earth parking orbit to begin its 6-year interplanetary transfer to Jupiter. Galileo has already received two gravity assists: from Venus on February 10, 1990 and from Earth on December 8, 1990. After a second gravity-assist flyby of Earth on December 8, 1992, Galileo will have achieved the energy necessary to reach Jupiter. Galileo's interplanetary… Expand
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