Re-entry prediction and demisability analysis for the atmospheric disposal of geosynchronous satellites

@article{Trisolini2021ReentryPA,
  title={Re-entry prediction and demisability analysis for the atmospheric disposal of geosynchronous satellites},
  author={Mirko Trisolini and Camilla Colombo},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.04862}
}
The paper presents a re-entry analysis of Geosynchronous Orbit (GSO) satellites on disposal trajectories that enhance the effects of the Earth oblateness and lunisolar perturbations. These types of trajectories can lead to a natural re-entry of the spacecraft within 20 years. An analysis was performed to characterise the entry conditions for these satellites and the risk they can pose for people on the ground if disposal via re-entry is used. The paper first proposes a methodology to interface… 

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