AstroNet-II

The Astrodynamics Network

Publications and Preprints

[1]   E.M. Alessi, G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont: "A Methodology for the Computation of Constrained Orbits and its Application to the Design of Solar System Trajectories".  To appear in Journal of the Astronautical Sciences (2013). Preprint.
[2]   A. Caubet, J.D. Biggs: An efficient, singularity free attitude controller on SO(3). Preprint.
[3] A. Caubet, J.D. Biggs: Design of an Attitude Stabilization Electromagnetic Module for Detumbling Uncooperative Targets (2013).
[4]   R. Calleja, A. Celletti, R. de la Llave.  "Local behavior near quasi-periodic solutions of conformally symplectic systems". J. Dynam. Differential Equations, 25, n. 3, 978-1049 (2013).
[5]   R. Calleja, A. Celletti, R. de la Llave: "A KAM theory for conformally symplectic systems: efficient algorithms and their validation". J. Differential Equations, 255, n. 5, 978-1049 (2013).
[6]   R. Calleja, A. Celletti, C. Falcolini, R. de la Llave: "A partial justification of Greene's criterion for conformally symplectic systems". Submitted (2013).
[7]   M. Ceccaroni, F. Biscani, J. D. Biggs: "Analytical method for perturbed frozen orbit around an Asteroid in highly inhomogeneous gravitational fields: a first approximation". To appear in Journal Solar System Research (2013).
[8]   M. Ceccaroni, J. D. Biggs: "Analytic perturbative theories in highly inhomogeneous gravitational fields". Icarus, 224, Issue 1, 74-85 (2013).
[9]   A. Celletti, C. Lhotka: "Transient times, resonances and drifts of attractors in dissipative rotational dynamics". Submitted (2013).
[10]   A. Giorgilli, U. Locatelli, M. Sansottera: "Improved convergence estimates for the Schoder-Siegel problem". Submitted (2013).
[11] A. Giorgilli, U. Locatelli, M. Sansottera: "On the convergence of an algorithm constructing the normal form for lower dimensional elliptic tori in planetary systems". Submitted (2013).
[12] G. Gómez, E. Barrabés: "Space Manifold Dynamics". Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Volume 6.119.55: Celestial Mechanics. Eolss Publishers Co Ltd, Vol 6.119.55 (2013).
[13] M.M. Gomroki, O. Tekinalp: "Relative position control of a two-satellite formation using the SDRE control method". Preprint.
[14] N. Lladó, Y. Ren, J.J. Masdemont, G. Gómez: "Capturing small asteroids into Sun-Earth Lagrangian points for mining purposes". To appear in Acta Astronautica (2013). Preprint.
[15] A.J. Maciejewski, M. Przybylska, L. Simpson, W. Szuminski: "Non-integrability of the dumbbell and point mass problem". To appear in Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy (2013).
[16] L. Maurri, F. Bacciotti, L. Podio, J. Eisol, T.P. Ray, R. Mundt, U. Locatelli, D. Coy: "Physical properties of the jet from DG Tauri at sub-arcsecond scales with HST/STIS". Submitted (2012).
[17] S. Mikkola, K.Tanikawa: "Regularizing dynamical problems with the symplectic logarithmic Hamiltonian leapfrog". MNRAS, 430 (4), 2822-2827 (2013). Link.
[18] D. Pérez, G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont: "Detecting invariant manifolds using hyperbolic Lagrangian structures". Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, 145, 867-879 (2012).
[19] C.-L. Prioroc, S.Mikkola. "Simple algorithms for relative motion of satellites". Preprint.
[20] C.L. Prioroc, R.M. Stefanescu, A.M. Stoica: "Attitude and bias determination using adaptative unscented Kalman filtering for ESMO satellite". Preprint (2013).
[21] Y. Ren, J.J. Masdemont, M. Marcote, G. Gómez: "Computation of Analytical Solutions of the Relative Motion About a Keplerian Elliptic Orbit". Acta Astronautica 81, 186-199 (2012). Paper.
[22] F. Salazar, J.J. Masdemont, G. Gómez, E. Macau, O. Winter: "The zero relative radial accelerations along a family of periodic orbits around L4 and L5 in the Earth-Moon system". Preprint.
[23] M. Sansottera, U. Locatelli, A. Giorgilli: "On the stability of the secular evolution of the planar Sun-Jupiter-Saturn-Uranus system". Math. & Comp. in Simulation, 88, 1-14 (2013).
[24] L. Stefanelli, U. Locatelli: "Kolmogorov's normal form for equations of motion with dissipative effects". Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B, 17, 2561-2593 (2012).
[25] R.M. Stefanescu, C.L. Prioroc, A.M. Stoica: "Weighting matrices determination using pole placement for tracking maneuvers". UPBSci. Bull., Series D, Vol. 75, Iss. 2 (2013). Paper.
[26] L. Yijun, G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont, T. Guojian: "A note on the dynamics around the L12 Lagrangian points of the Earth-Moon system". Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, 145, 893-910 (2012). Paper.
[27] L. Yijun, G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont, T. Guojian: "A note on the dynamics around the Lagrange collinear points of the Earth-Moon system in a complete Solar System model". Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, 115(2) 185-211 (2012). Paper.
[28] P.J. Llanos, G.R. Hintz, M.W. Lo, J.K. Miller: "Heteroclinic and Homoclinic Connections between the Sun-Earth Triangular Points and Quasi-Satellite Orbits for Solar Observations. Journal of Earth Science and Engineering 3 (2013) 515-526. Paper.
[29] P.J. Llanos, J.K. Miller, G.R. Hintz: Trajectory Dynamics of Gas Molecules and Galaxy Formation (2014). Preprint.

Conference and meeting presentations

[1]   E. Barrabés, L. García-Taberner, G. Gómez: "Transfers from LEOs to GEOs visiting libration points in the Sun-Earth RTBP". New Trends in Dynamical Systems, Salou, Spain, 1-5 October, 2012. Paper.
[2]   E. Barrabés, G. Gómez, J.M. Mondelo, M. Ollé: "Fast numerical computation of Lissajous and quasi-halo libration point trajectories and their invariant manifolds". 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Paper No. IAC-12.C1.6.9. Naples, Italy, 1-5 October 2012. Paper.
[3]   J.D. Biggs: "Quadratic Hamiltonians on non-Euclidean spaces of arbitrary constant cross-sectional curvature with applications to spacecraft attitude motion planning". European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, 17-19 July 2013.
[4]   J.D. Biggs, M. Ceccaroni, C. McInnes: "Perturbed Restricted Few-Body Problems and their Applications". SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 19-23 May 2013.
[5]   J.D. Biggs, C. Maclean, A. Caubet: "Heteroclinic optimal control solutions for attitude motion planning". The Third Australian Control Conference, Perth, November 2013. Paper.
[6]   A. Caubet: "Optimal attitude motion planner for small satellites using a shape-based method". Research Presentation Day, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, June 2013.
[7]   A. Caubet:  "Tumble Stabilization of an Uncooperative Target Using an Electromagnetic Net". IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, USA, 1-8 March 2014 (accepted).
[8]   A. Caubet, J.D. Biggs:  "Optimal Attitude Motion Planner for Large Slew Manoeuvres Using a Shape-Based Method".  AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Boston, USA, 19-22 August 2013. Paper.
[9]   M. Ceccaroni: "Double averaging method for frozen orbits around an inhomogeneous body". First International Conference on Dynamics of Differential Equations, Georgia Institute of technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 15-20 March 2013.
[10] L. García, J.J. Masdemont: "Methodology and estimation costs for proximity maneuvering spacecraft formations in the vicinity of libration points". 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Paper No. IAC-12.C1.6.5. Naples, Italy, 1-5 October 2012. Paper.
[11] G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont: "Dynamics in Astronomical and Astrodynamical Problems". SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utha, USA, 19-23 May 2013.
[12] G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont: "Some mass transfer questions in the solar system". Mathematical Models and Methods for Planet Earth. Roma, Italy, 27-29 May 2013. Paper.
[13] E. Iorfida: "Modelling mid-course Corrections of Interplanetary Trajectory". The Sixth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC VI), San Martino al Cimino, Italy, 2-6 September 2013.
[14] D. Landau, J. Dankanich, N. Strange, J. Bellrose, P.J. Llanos, M. Tantardini: "Trajectory to Nab a NEA (Near Earth-Asteroid)". AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Kauai, AAS 13-409, 12-14 February 2013. Paper.
[15] N. Lladó, Y. Ren, J.J. Masdemont, G. Gómez: "Capturing small asteroids into Sun-Earth Lagrangian points for mining purposes". 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Paper No. IAC-12.C1.6.7. Naples, Italy, 1-5 October 2012. Paper.
[16] P.J. Llanos, M. Di Domenico, J. Gil-Fernandez: "GNC Technologies for Proximity Operations in Missions to Small Bodies".  GNC/AAS Conference, Breckenridge, USA, AAS 13-092, 1-6 February  2013. Paper.
[17] P.J. Llanos, G.R. Hintz, M.W. Lo, J.K. Miller: "Heteroclinic and Homoclinic Connections between the Triangular Points in the Sun-Earth System and Quasi-Satellite Orbits for Solar Observations". AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA  AAS 13-786, 10-15 August 2013. Paper.
[18] P.J. Llanos, J.K. Miller, G.R. Hintz: "Mission and Navigation Design of Integrated Trajectories to L4 and L5 in the Sun-Earth System". AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Minneapolis, USA, 13-16 August 2012. Paper.
[19] P.J. Llanos, J.K. Miller, G.R. Hintz: "Comet Thermal Model for Navigation". AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Kauai, AAS 13-259, 12-14 February 2013. Paper.
[20] P.J. Llanos, J.K. Miller, G.R. Hintz: "L5 Mission Design Targeting Strategy". AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Kauai, AAS 13-223, 12-14 February 2013. Paper.
[21] J.K. Miller, P.J. Llanos, G.R. Hintz: "Trajectory Dynamics of Gas Molecules and Galaxy Formation". AAS-AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA, AAS 13-863, 10-15 August 2013. Paper.
[22] Z.P. Olikara, J.J. Masdemont, and G. Gómez: "Disposal techniques for spacecraft in libration point orbits". The Sixth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC VI), San Martino al Cimino, Italy, 2-6 September 2013. Paper.
[23] Z.P. Olikara, J.J. Masdemont, and G. Gómez: "End-of-life disposal of libration point orbit spacecraft". 64th International Astronautical Congress, Paper No. IAC-13.C1.8.2. Beijing, China, 23-17 September 2013. Paper.
[24] M. Ollé, E. Barrabés, G. Gómez, J.M. Mondelo: "Solar System transport in a chain of bicircular models". New Trends in Dynamical Systems, Salou, Spain, 1-5 October 2012.
[25] R.I. Páez:  "Exploring the border of the stability region in the PCR3BP". The Sixth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC VI), San Martino al Cimino, Italy, 2-6 September 2013.
[26] F. Paita, G. Gómez and J.J. Masdemont: "On the Cucker-Smale flocking model applied to a formation moving in a central force field". The Sixth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC VI), San Martino al Cimino, Italy, 2-6 September 2013. Paper.
[27] F. Paita, G. Gómez and J.J. Masdemont: "On the Cucker-Smale flocking model applied to a formation moving in a central force field". 64rd International Astronautical Congress. Paper No. IAC-13.C1.3.10. Beijing, China, 23-17 September 2013. Paper.
[28] D. Pérez, G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont: "Detecting Invariant Manifolds using Hyperbolic Lagrangian Coherent Structures". 1st IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Spacecraft,  Porto, Portugal, 19-21 March 2012. Paper.
[29] D. Pérez, G. Gómez, J.J. Masdemont: "Jet Transport Propagation of Uncertainties for Orbits around the Earth". The Sixth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (Celmec VI), San Martino al Cimino, Italy, 2-6 September 2013. Paper.
[30] D. Pérez, J.J. Masdemont and G. Gómez: "Jet Transport Propagation of Uncertainties for Orbits around the Earth". 64th International Astronautical Congress. Paper No. IAC-13.C1.8.10. Beijing, China, 23-17 September 2013. Paper.
[31] A. Prach, O. Tekinalp: "Development of a State Dependent Ricatti Equation Based Tracking Flight Controller for an Unmanned Aircraft", AIAA 2013-5167.  AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Boston, USA, 19-22 August 2013. Paper.
[32] F. Salazar, J.J. Masdemont, G. Gómez, E. Macau, O. Winter: "The zero relative radial accelerations along a family of periodic orbits around L4 and L5 in the Earth-Moon system". XII Workshop de Computa?ao Aplicada - WORCAP 2012.  Sao Jose dos Campos, Brasil, 30 October 2012.
[33] F. Salazar, J.J. Masdemont, G. Gómez, E. Macau, O. Winter: "The zero, minimum and maximum relative radial accelerations along a family of periodic orbits around L4 and L5 in the Earth-Moon system". 7th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying.  Lisbon, Portugal 13-15 March 2013.
[34] B. Stewart, P. Palmer, M. Roberts: "Constant Sun Angle Solar Sail Trajectories". SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 19-23 May 2013.
[35] O. Tekinalp, O. Atas: "Attitude Control of Satellites with De-Orbiting Solar Sails". Recent Advances in Space Technology (RAST 2013), Istanbul, Turkey, 12-14 June 2013. Paper.
[36] F. Topputo, F. Bernelli-Zazzera, G. Mingotti, R. Zhang: "Attainable sets, fast numerical approximation of invariant manifolds and applications". SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 19-23 May 2013.
[37] M. Zamaro: "Non-Keplerian Orbits in the Mars-Phobos System". SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 19-23 May, 2013.
[38] M. Zamaro: "Non-Keplerian Orbits in the Mars-Phobos System". Research Presentation Day, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, June 2013.
[39] P.J. Llanos, J.K. Miller, G.R.Hintz: "Orbital Evolution and Environmental Analysis Around Asteroid 2008 EV5", Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, AAS-14-360, 2014. Paper.