Rocket Locations for Minimum Time Interception

  • T. N. Srivastava Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
  • O. P. Nagpal Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
Keywords: Interceptor Rocket, Orbits, Earth's


Interception of target rocket moving along a trajectory in a gravitational field by an interceptor rocket has been analysed to achieve interception in minimum time duration. Numerical values of the parameters of the intercepting trajectory and locations of the target rocket for launch and target orbits in Earth's gravitational field have been calculated for different impulsive velocity changes applied to the interceptor rocket.
How to Cite
Srivastava, T., & Nagpal, O. (2014). Rocket Locations for Minimum Time Interception. Defence Science Journal, 21(3), 155-158.
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