International Journal of Aerospace Engineering / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Shape-Based Method for Continuous Low-Thrust Trajectory Design between Circular Coplanar Orbits

Table 2

Simulation results using different initial guesses in the Earth-Mars case.

before optimization after optimizationOptimization time

OFS method0.1896 DU/TU0.18787 DU/TU12.029 s
TFS method0.2514 DU/TU0.18908 DU/TU10.943 s
Hohmann0.1877 DU/TU