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A MATLAB Script for Earth-to-Mars Interplanetary TCM Optimization

version 1.0.0.0 (411 KB) by David Eagle
Optimization of interplanetary trajectory correction maneuvers (TCM).

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Updated 08 Dec 2014

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PDF document and a MATLAB script called e2m_tcm which can be used to solve the classic one impulse, Earth-to-Mars interplanetary trajectory correction maneuver (TCM) optimization problem. The software implements a simple shooting method that attempts to minimize the TCM delta-v while numerically integrating the n-body heliocentric equations of motion and solving for user-defined final orbit conditions at Mars.

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MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2012b
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