Minimum Time Ballistic Transfer Trajectories

  • T. N. Srivastava Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
  • O. P. Nagpal Defence Science Laboratory, Delhi
Keywords: Velocity, Elliptic, Orbits, Transfer Trajectories


With a specified characteristic velocity, the transfer trajectory for the minimum transfer time has been investigated for the general case when initial and final orbits are elliptic. Particular cases when either the initial or final or both the orbits are circular follow immediately.
How to Cite
Srivastava, T., & Nagpal, O. (2014). Minimum Time Ballistic Transfer Trajectories. Defence Science Journal, 18(2), 73-80.
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