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KIAM Preprint № 25, Moscow, 1994
Authors: Efimov G. B., Konstantinov M.S., Petukhov V.G., Fedotov G.G.
Investigation of Pluto flyby possibility by means of solar powered electric propulsion
It is considered Pluto flyby mission by a spacecraft with combining of the solar-powered low thrust engines and high trust ones. Two variants of flight schemes are investigated: direct transfer and Jupiter swing by trajectories. It is given comparison of these schemes analysis results.
spacecraft, low thrust, solar-powered electric propulsion, optimization
Publication language: russian,  pages: 24
Research direction:
Theoretical and applied problems of mechanics
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About authors:
  • Efimov Georgy Borisovich,  KIAM RAS
  • Konstantinov M.S.
  • Petukhov V.G.
  • Fedotov G.G.