Optimal Impulsive Collision Avoidance

Bombardelli, Claudio (2013). Optimal Impulsive Collision Avoidance. "Optimal Impulsive Collision Avoidance", v. 148 ; pp. 1-17.


Title: Optimal Impulsive Collision Avoidance
  • Bombardelli, Claudio
Item Type: Article
Event Title: Advances in the Astronautical Sciences Series, Vol 148
Event Dates: 10/02/2013 - 14/02/2013
Event Location: Kauai, Hawaii
Título de Revista/Publicación: Optimal Impulsive Collision Avoidance
Date: 2013
Volume: 148
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos (UPM)
Department: Aeronaves y Vehículos Espaciales
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The problem of optimal impulsive collision avoidance between two colliding objects in 3-dimensional elliptical Keplerian orbits is investigated with the purpose of establishing the optimal impulse direction and orbit location that give rise to the maximum miss distance following the maneuver. Closed-form analytical expressions are provided that predicts such distance and can be employed to perform a full optimization analysis. After verifying the accuracy of the expression for any orbital eccentricity and encounter geometry the optimum maneuver direction is derived as a function of the arc length separation between the maneuver point and the predicted collision point. The provided formulas can be used for high accuracy instantaneous estimation of the outcome of a generic impulsive collision avoidance maneuver and its optimization

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Item ID: 33301
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/33301/
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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 13 Feb 2015 18:27
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2015 18:27
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