Accession Number : AD0608368

Title :   THE APPLICATION OF DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING TO ORBIT TRANSFER PROCESSES,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Smith,F. T.

Report Date : OCT 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 92

Abstract : Contents: Dynamic programming and multistage decision processes; Orbit transfer processes as continuous decision processes; Orbit transfer processes as discrete decision processes; System performance indexes; The optimization of continuous decision processes; A satellite rendezvous problem as a continuous decision process; The optimization of discrete decision processes; Correction of a 24-hour satellite orbit as a discrete decision process.

Descriptors :   (*DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, TRANSFER TRAJECTORIES), (*TRANSFER TRAJECTORIES, DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING), MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, DECISION THEORY, ORBITS, ASTRONAUTICS, OPTIMIZATION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE