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Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of Hayabusa2—Sample Return Mission to the Asteroid Ryugu

Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of... Astrodynamics Vol. 4, No. 2, 87, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42064-020-0087-4 Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of Hayabusa2—Sample Return Mission to the Asteroid Ryugu 1 2 3 4 Yuichi Tsuda , Xiangyuan Zeng , Christian Circi , and Giovanni Vulpetti 1. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Sagamihara, Japan 2. Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China 3. Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy 4. International Academy of Astronautics, Paris, France © Tsinghua University Press 2020 Dear authors and readers, Since the beginning of the space age, the return of samples from the other celestial bodies has been deemed one of the ultimate forms of unmanned robotic missions. Realizing a sample return mission requires profound knowledge of many wide and different areas of engineering and science. In a special way, astrodynamics plays a crucial role throughout the mission, ranging from accurate guidance and navigation to distant bodies, to precise modeling of dynamical environment of target bodies, precision landing to an aimed point, various surface and proximity activities around the bodies, and orbit design for the round-trip journey. Hayabusa2 is the world’s second asteroid sample return mission following the first Hayabusa mission. It aims at a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Astrodynamics Springer Journals

Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of Hayabusa2—Sample Return Mission to the Asteroid Ryugu

Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of Hayabusa2—Sample Return Mission to the Asteroid Ryugu

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Astrodynamics Vol. 4, No. 2, 87, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42064-020-0087-4 Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of Hayabusa2—Sample Return Mission to the Asteroid Ryugu 1 2 3 4 Yuichi Tsuda , Xiangyuan Zeng , Christian Circi , and Giovanni Vulpetti 1. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Sagamihara, Japan 2. Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China 3. Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy 4. International...
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Astrodynamics Vol. 4, No. 2, 87, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42064-020-0087-4 Message from the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Astrodynamics and Engineering Aspects of Hayabusa2—Sample Return Mission to the Asteroid Ryugu 1 2 3 4 Yuichi Tsuda , Xiangyuan Zeng , Christian Circi , and Giovanni Vulpetti 1. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Sagamihara, Japan 2. Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China 3. Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy 4. International Academy of Astronautics, Paris, France © Tsinghua University Press 2020 Dear authors and readers, Since the beginning of the space age, the return of samples from the other celestial bodies has been deemed one of the ultimate forms of unmanned robotic missions. Realizing a sample return mission requires profound knowledge of many wide and different areas of engineering and science. In a special way, astrodynamics plays a crucial role throughout the mission, ranging from accurate guidance and navigation to distant bodies, to precise modeling of dynamical environment of target bodies, precision landing to an aimed point, various surface and proximity activities around the bodies, and orbit design for the round-trip journey. Hayabusa2 is the world’s second asteroid sample return mission following the first Hayabusa mission. It aims at a

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Published: Jun 30, 2020

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