Torre Sangrà, David de la; Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice; Fantino, Elena (2018-12)
Open AccessLambert's problem is the two-point boundary-value problem resulting from a two-body orbital transfer between two position vectors in a given time. It lies at the very heart of several fundamental astrodynamics and space ...
Torre Sangrà, David de la (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-28)
Open AccessInterplanetary travel is a difficult task due to the high fuel mass required to reach other planets. Minimizing the cost of the manoeuvres (and, in turn, the fuel mass) is the objective preliminary mission design. During ...
Torre Sangrà, David de la; Fantino, Elena (2015)
Open AccessLambert’s problem is the orbital boundary-value problem constrained by two points and elapsed time. It is one of the most extensively studied problems in celestial mechanics and astrodynamics, and, as such, it has always ...
Torre Sangrà, David de la (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07)
Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
Open AccessThe human exploration of Mars belongs to the current plans of NASA and ESA. Getting the astronauts to Mars and returning them safely to Earth imposes several engineering challenges. In particular, creating the conditions ...