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A MATLAB Script for Optimal Single Impulse De-orbit - SNOPT

version 1.3.0.0 (7.76 MB) by David Eagle
optimal impulsive maneuver required to de-orbit a spacecraft in a circular or elliptical Earth orbit

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Updated 18 Apr 2020

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This document describes a MATLAB script named deorbit_snopt that can be used to compute the optimal impulsive maneuver required to de-orbit a spacecraft in a circular or elliptical Earth orbit. The user provides the classical orbital elements of the initial orbit along with geodetic altitude and relative flight path angle targets at the entry interface (EI).

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David Eagle (2021). A MATLAB Script for Optimal Single Impulse De-orbit - SNOPT (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/38907-a-matlab-script-for-optimal-single-impulse-de-orbit-snopt), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2011b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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