Iwscff 1734 Analytical Approach to Formation Flying with Low-thrust Relative Spiral Trajectories


This work addresses the growing need for an intuitive, systematic approach to low-thrust formation flying by extending shape-based continuous thrust trajectory design methods to the relative motion of two spacecraft. There is growing interest in distributed space systems for their low costs, broad capabilities, and high redundancy. This trend introduces a… (More)

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