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This can be a long-overdue quantity devoted to area trajectory optimization. curiosity within the topic has grown, as area missions of accelerating degrees of class, complexity, and clinical go back - infrequently possible within the Nineteen Sixties - were designed and flown. even though the elemental instruments of optimization conception stay an accredited canon, there was a revolution within the demeanour during which they're utilized and within the improvement of numerical optimization. This quantity purposely contains a number of either analytical and numerical ways to trajectory optimization. the alternative of authors has been guided by way of the editor's goal to collect the main professional and lively researchers within the quite a few specialties provided. The authors got significant freedom to settle on their topics, and even if this can yield a just a little eclectic quantity, it additionally yields chapters written with palpable enthusiasm and suitable to modern difficulties.

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