Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings

Stardust Final Conference

Advances in Asteroids and Space Debris Engineering and Science

Editors: Vasile, M., Minisci, E., Summerer, L., Mcginty, P. (Eds.)

  • Reviews the state of the art in asteroid and space debris monitoring, removal/deflection and exploitation to give the reader a complete overview of the field
  • Allows the reader to easily digest the material through balanced theoretical and numerical methods and tools with applications
  • Helps the reader to really understand and quantify both the risks of asteroids and space debris as well as the opportunities involved
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About this book

Space debris and asteroid impacts pose a very real, very near-term threat to Earth. In order to help study and mitigate these risks, the Stardust program was formed in 2013. This training and research network was devoted to developing and mastering techniques such as removal, deflection, exploitation, and tracking. This book is a collection of many of the topics addressed at the Final Stardust Conference, describing the latest in asteroid monitoring and how engineering efforts can help us reduce space debris. It is a selection of studies bringing together specialists from universities, research institutions, and industry, tasked with the mission of pushing the boundaries of space research with innovative ideas and visionary concepts.

Topics covered by the Symposium:

  • Orbital and Attitude Dynamics Modeling
  • Long Term Orbit and Attitude Evolution
  • Particle Cloud Modeling and Simulation
  • Collision and Impact Modelling and Simulation, Re-entry Modeling and Simulation
  • Asteroid Origins and Characterization
  • Orbit and Attitude Determination
  • Impact Prediction and Risk Analysis, Mission Analysis-Proximity Operations, Active Removal/Deflection Control Under Uncertainty, Active Removal/Deflection Technologies, and Asteroid Manipulation









About the authors

Massimiliano Vasile is the head of the Aerospace Centre of Excellence at the University of Strathclyde, UK, and is the general coordinator of the Stardust ITN. Edmondo Minisci is an academic at the University of Strathclyde, UK, and is the coordinator of the training programme of the Stardust ITN. Peter McGinty is the Stardust ITN administrator based at the University of Strathclyde, UK. Leopold Summerer is the head of the Advanced Concepts Team at ESA-ESTEC, Netherlands.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Optimization of Asteroid Capture Missions Using Earth Resonant Encounters

    Neves, Rita (et al.)

    Pages 3-16

  • Evaluating Proximity Operations Through High-Fidelity Asteroid Deflection Evaluation Software (Hades)

    Vetrisano, Massimo (et al.)

    Pages 17-43

  • Prediction of Orbital Parameters for Undiscovered Potentially Hazardous Asteroids Using Machine Learning

    Pasko, Vadym

    Pages 45-65

  • Exploring Sensitivity of Orbital Dynamics with Respect to Model Truncation: The Frozen Orbits Approach

    Lara, Martin

    Pages 69-83

  • A Parametric Study of the Orbital Lifetime of Super GTO and SSTO Orbits Based on Semi-analytical Integration

    Hautesserres, Denis (et al.)

    Pages 85-98

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-69955-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Stardust Final Conference
Book Subtitle
Advances in Asteroids and Space Debris Engineering and Science
Editors
  • Massimiliano Vasile
  • Edmondo Minisci
  • Leopold Summerer
  • Peter Mcginty
Series Title
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Series Volume
52
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69956-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69956-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69955-4
Series ISSN
1570-6591
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 323
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 147 illustrations in colour
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