Trajectory Anomalies in Interplanetary Spacecraft: A Method for Determining Accelerations Due to Thermal Emissions and New Mission Proposals

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Author: Frederico Francisco (auth.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 87
Language: english
Year: 2015
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 978-3-319-18980-2
Series: Springer Theses
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

This thesis presents fundamental work that explains two mysteries concerning the trajectory of interplanetary spacecraft. For the first problem, the so-called Pioneer anomaly, a wholly new and innovative method was developed for computing all contributions to the acceleration due to...