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Apparently I unwittingly reinvented the Bi-elliptic transfer, which can be represented as a sum of two Hohmann transfers.



Unfortunately, when your granularity of time is one second, it's not accurate enough to land directly on another satellite.

I'll write about it later.

Date: 2009-07-03 09:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chadversary.livejournal.com
Rah rah for the Rocket Scientists!

Were able to implement the "Given 3 points and a focus, determine the ellipse" algorithm? I coded it up Saturday afternoon, and then was too exhausted to continue the contest.

Date: 2009-07-03 09:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chadversary.livejournal.com
edit: Were you able to...

Date: 2009-07-04 01:41 am (UTC)

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