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  • Study of feasibility of a mission to Mars using aerocapture technique 

    Belart Bayo, Oscar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Aerocapture is a brand new technique of orbit insertion, which consists in the energy depletion of a spacecraft using atmospheric drag. This decelerates the space vehicle and changes its trajectory from hyperbolic orbit ...