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A MATLAB Script for Propagating Trajectories from the Earth to the Moon

version 1.1.0.0 (861 KB) by David Eagle
Integrate n-body trajectories from the Earth to the Moon. Includes non-spherical Earth gravity.

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Updated 28 May 2014

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PDF document and a MATLAB script called pprop_lunar that can be used to numerically integrate the geocentric orbital equations of motion of a trajectory from the Earth to the Moon. This scientific simulation begins at a user-defined epoch and geocentric state vector (position and velocity vectors) representing the point of trans-lunar injection (TLI) and ends at (1) closest approach to the Moon, (2) a user-defined Moon-centered (selenocentric) distance, or (3) at a user-defined final epoch.

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David Eagle (2021). A MATLAB Script for Propagating Trajectories from the Earth to the Moon (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/43067-a-matlab-script-for-propagating-trajectories-from-the-earth-to-the-moon), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2012a
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