Comparative estimate of cost characteristics for the injection of space debris cleaners into the wanted orbit

1Dron, NM, 1Dubovik, LG, 1Kondratyev, AI, 2Horolsky, PG
1Oles Honchar National University of Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
2Oles Honchar National University of Dnipro, Dnipro, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2010, 16 ;(6):64-67
Publication Language: Russian
We present our results of calculations of the cost characteristics for the injection of a special low-orbit debris collector space vehicle into a wanted orbit in relation to a variant of the orbital injection maneuver. An comparative estimate of the characteristics are made. As the criterion for the estimate, we consider the optimum costs for the orbital injection of a mass unit of this vehicle and a unit of its payload which are calculated for a number of the most powerful carrier rockets which can be used for solving the given space problem 
Keywords: optimum costs, orbital injection maneuver, payloads
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