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This article from JPL describes recent efforts to derive a main belt multi-asteroid mission trajectory...any of you orbitsmiths out there have some early thoughts/observations?


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- nprev   Asteroid Grand Tour   Apr 7 2007, 01:31 AM
- - tasp   I don't know if this is original with me, but ...   Apr 7 2007, 03:10 AM
- - elakdawalla   I thought that article was interesting but wish th...   Apr 7 2007, 03:55 AM
- - nprev   Yeah, Emily. It was notably short of specific targ...   Apr 7 2007, 05:44 AM
- - edstrick   Classic example of a press release about a science...   Apr 7 2007, 08:02 AM
- - SFJCody   The trajectory details for the 2006 GTOC 1 are her...   Apr 7 2007, 09:45 AM
- - djellison   LOVE it... EVEEEJSJA EVVEEVVEVEJSJA EEVEEJSA Ma...   Apr 7 2007, 09:57 AM
- - nprev   30-year mission duration for those long hauls usin...   Apr 7 2007, 01:45 PM
- - Greg Hullender   Any idea what "v-infinity" means in the ...   Apr 7 2007, 04:50 PM
- - elakdawalla   Last year's was a very different challenge. F...   Apr 7 2007, 05:49 PM
|- - JRehling   I'll echo my concept of a retrograde solar orb...   Apr 7 2007, 11:39 PM
- - djellison   Your flyby velocity would be ENORMOUS though - you...   Apr 8 2007, 06:52 AM
- - ugordan   Well, DI's encounter with Tempel-1 was 10 km/s...   Apr 8 2007, 11:22 AM
- - nprev   It may be that some variation of JR's idea was...   Apr 8 2007, 03:07 PM
|- - JRehling   QUOTE (nprev @ Apr 8 2007, 08:07 AM) It m...   Apr 17 2007, 04:40 PM
- - Floyd   The four asteroid tour (each a different type) is ...   Apr 8 2007, 06:00 PM
- - nprev   Yeah...seems as if the prime filter would be choos...   Apr 8 2007, 06:07 PM
- - Greg Hullender   With only four asteroids, I don't the choice o...   Apr 8 2007, 07:11 PM
- - nprev   I think things like minimizing propellant consumpt...   Apr 9 2007, 12:53 AM
- - Floyd   Greg, you are correct in that the traveling salesm...   Apr 9 2007, 01:44 AM
- - Greg Hullender   As I said, it's not an easy problem, but that...   Apr 9 2007, 03:15 AM
- - tasp   Has anyone gone back and looked at the Voyager pat...   Apr 9 2007, 01:59 PM
- - JKreider   Retrograde Asteroid Fly-by Trajectories, RAFT I...   Sep 29 2009, 07:20 PM
|- - SFJCody   Very interesting work. I wonder if it would be wor...   Sep 29 2009, 07:44 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   Such impactors would be excellent for spectral stu...   Sep 29 2009, 09:10 PM


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