Astrodynamics/Interplanetary Trajectories

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Since the 1960's, unmanned spacecraft have been sent to planetary bodies outside of the Earth-moon system. These missions present unique problems in astrodynamics.

Mars Climate Orbiter - Trajetoria de cruzeiro.jpg

Fases de correcao de trajetoria.jpg

Sphere of Influence[edit]

Patched Conic Approximation[edit]

Gravity-Assist Trajectories[edit]