International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science

Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022

  • The Management Mode and Scientific Achievements of International Cooperative Payloads on the Chang`E-4 Mission

    Jia Yingzhuo, Xue Changbin, Fan Yu, Tang Yuhua, Zhang Aibing, Zhang Shenyi, Zhang Zhanlan, Chen Yuesong, Fu Zhongliang, Zou Yongliao

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Jan. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 17, 2022
    Published: Feb. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Chang`E-4 mission is the first probe which had achieved soft landing on the far side of the Moon. The four international cooperative payloads are: the Lunar Lander Neutron & Dosimetry (LND) developed by Kiel University in Germany; the Advanced Small Analyzer for Neutrals (ASAN) developed by the Swedish Institute of Space Physics; the Netherlands-Ch... Show More
  • Analysis of Earth-Uranus Direct-Transfer Trajectory for Optimal Delta-V Using Lambert’s Problem

    Gisa Geoson Suseela, Yadu Krishnan Sukumarapillai, Hariprasad Thimmegowda, Pavan Kalyan Devaiah, Manjunath Nagendra, Tamore Silviya Dhiraj

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 9-17
    Received: May 23, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 09, 2022
    Published: Jun. 21, 2022
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    Abstract: The Ice Giants may become a sought-after destination in the coming decades as researchers aim to have a better awareness of our Solar system- its origins and growth. The interplanetary trajectory optimization is an important aspect of the analysis of a mission to Uranus. This study investigates possible interplanetary paths to Uranus in the 2022-20... Show More