Building a group of two satellites without using an on-board thruster

1Avdeev, VV
1Oles Honchar National University of Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2001, 7 ;(5-6):026-029
Section: Spacecrafts and Payloads
Publication Language: Ukrainian
Abstract: 
We investigate the dependence on the design parameters of the time it takes to form a group consisting of the main satellite and the auxiliary one separated from it which both move in almost the same orbit as well as the time interval before the first correction of the distance between the satellites.
Keywords: orbit, satellites, thruster
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