Masters Theses

Author

Nathan Harl

Abstract

"This thesis presents a method for maintaining a long-term lunar Sun-synchronous orbit using continuous low-thrust hardware. The control method is developed using optimal control theory, which involves controlling a system through the minimization of a desired cost function"--Abstract, page iii.

Advisor(s)

Pernicka, Hank

Committee Member(s)

Landers, Robert G.
Krishnamurthy, K.

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Aerospace Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2007

Pagination

ix, 99 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (leaves 125-126).

Rights

© 2007 Nathan Robert Harl, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Artificial satellites -- Orbits
Rocket engines -- Thrust

Thesis Number

T 9179

Print OCLC #

176872636

Electronic OCLC #

176637017

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