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Targeting chaotic orbits to the Moon through recurrence - Semantic Scholar
Takes 2 years to get from earth to the moon, but with 38% less fuel than a hohmann transfer. Slow boat is slow...
chaotic  orbit  orbital  transfer  earth  moon  LEO  astrogation  navigation  research  dynamics 
july 2018 by asteroza
PRACTICAL METHODOLOGIES FOR LOW DELTA-V PENALTY, ON-TIME DEPARTURES TO ARBITRARY INTERPLANETARY DESTINATIONS FROM A MEDIUM-INCLINATION LOW-EARTH ORBIT DEPOT
So LEO propellant depots always have an alignment problem if using a single burn from the depot, making them unattractive. But if you can handle an extra few weeks (and a long duration upper stage), 3 burn departure basically fixes all the sins of a prop depot.
NASA  space  propulsion  propellant  depot  departure  orbit  design  3  burn  interplanetary  escape  LEO  navigation  astrogation  trajectory 
february 2018 by asteroza

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