NOTE: archived articles can be obtained on editors websites directly. For questions about specific articles contact ryan.russell@utexas.edu

 

Book Chapter

 

Russell, R. P., Missions to Dynamic Environments, Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, Scheeres, D. (section ed.); Blockley, R., Shyy, W. (project eds.), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp. 3123-3138.

Committee Report

Continuing Keplers Quest: Assessing Air Force Space Commands Astrodynamics Standards, Committee for the Assessment of the U.S. Air Forces Astrodynamic Standards, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council (NRC), The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 2012.

 

Journal Papers

 

Olson, C., Russell, R.P., Bhaskaran, S., Spin State Estimation of Tumbling Small Bodies, The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s40295-015-0080-y. (online first Feb. 2016)

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Multidirectional Gaussian Mixture Models for Nonlinear Uncertainty Propagation, ICCES: Symposium on Computational Methods in Celestial Mechanics, Accepted: Mar 2016.

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Space Object Collision Probability using Multidirectional Gaussian Mixture Models, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 9, Sep. 2016, pp 2163-2169, DOI: 10.2514/1.G001610 (online first July 2016)

Lantukh, D., Russell, R.P., Broschart, S., Heliotropic Orbits with Zonal Gravity and Shadow Perturbations: Application at Bennu, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 39, No. 9, Sep. 2016, pp 1925-1933, DOI: 10.2514/1.G001279 (online first July 2016)

Pellegrini, E.P., Russell, R.P., On the Computation and Accuracy of Trajectory State Transition Matrices, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Accepted: June 2016

Vittaldev, V., Linares, R., Russell, R.P., Spacecraft Uncertainty Propagation Using Gaussian Mixture Models and Polynomial Chaos, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Accepted: June 2016

Restrepo, R.L., Russell, R.P., The Shadow Model for Fast Low-Thrust Indirect Optimization, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, accepted: Aug. 2016.

Kwon, K., Lantoine, G., Russell, R.P., Mavris, D.N., Development of a Simultaneous Design Environment for a Hall Effect Thruster and its Low-Thrust Trajectory, Acta Astronautica, Vol. 119, Feb-Mar 2016, pp. 34-47. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2015.11.002.

Olson, C.G., Russell, R.P., Carpenter, J.R., Small Body Optical Navigation Using The Additive Divided Difference Sigma Point Filter, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, DOI: 10.2514/1.G001160. (online first Feb. 2016)

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Efficient Interpolation of High-Fidelity Geopotentials, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, DOI 10.2514/1.G001291. (online first Oct. 2015)

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Strange, N., Ottesen, D., Partial Derivatives of the Solution to the Lambert Boundary Value Problem, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 9, 2015, pp 1563-1572, DOI: 10.2514/1.G001030.

Arora, N., Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Parallel Computation of Multiple Space Trajectories using GPUs and Interpolated Gravity Models, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 8, 2015, pp 1345-1355, DOI: 10.2514/1.G000571.

Biria, A., Russell, R.P., Periodic Orbits in the Elliptical Relative Motion Problem with Space Surveillance Applications, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 8, 2015, pp 1452-1467, DOI 10.2514/1.G000622.

Lantukh, D.V., Russell, R.P., Campagnola S., V-Infinity Leveraging Boundary-Value Problem and Application in Spacecraft Trajectory Design Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2015, pp 697-710, DOI: 10.2514/1.A32918.

Bradley, N. Russell, R.P., A Continuation Method For Converting Trajectories From Patched Conics To Full Gravity Models, The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 61, No. 3., 2014, pp. 227-254, DOI 10.1007/s40295-014-0017-x .

Lantukh, D., Russell, R.P., Broschart, S., Heliotropic Orbits at Oblate Asteroids: Balancing Solar Radiation Pressure and J2 Perturbations, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 121, No. 2, 2015, pp 171-190, DOI: 10.1007/s10569-014-9596-x.

Bokelmann, K.A., Russell, R.P., Lantoine, G., Periodic Orbits and Equilibria Near Jovian Moons using an Electrodynamic Tether, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2015, pp. 15-29, DOI: 10.2514/1.G000428. .

Schadegg, M.M., Russell, R.P., Lantoine, G., Jovian Orbit Capture and Eccentricity Reduction Using Electrodynamic Tether Propulsion, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2015, pp. 506-516, DOI: http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.A32962 .

Hatten, N., Russell, R.P., Comparison of Three Stark Problem Solution Techniques for the Bounded Case, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 121, No. 1, 2015, pp 39-60, DOI 10.1007/s10569-014-9586-z.

Campagnola, S., Boutonnet, A., Schoenmaekers, J., Grebow, D.J., Petropoulos, A. E., Russell, R. P., Tisserand-Leveraging Transfers, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2014, pp. 1202-1210, DOI: 10.2514/1.62369.

Pellegrini, E., Russell, R.P., Vittaldev, V., F and G Taylor Series Solutions to the Stark and Kepler Problems with Sundman Transformations, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 118, No. 4, 2014, pp 355-378, DOI 10.1007/s10569-014-9538-7 .

Walker, M.L.R., Russell, R. P., Singh, L.A., Utilization of Residual Helium to Extend Satellite Lifetimes and Mitigate Space Debris, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 28, No. 6 (2012), pp. 1406-1412, DOI: 10.2514/1.60563

Soumyo Dutta, S., Braun, R.D., Russell, R.P., Striepe, S.A., Clark, I.G.,Comparison of Statistical Estimation Techniques for Mars Entry, Descent, and Landing Reconstruction from MEDLI-like Data Sources, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 50, No. 6, 2013, DOI: 10.2514/1.A32459 .

Russell, R. P., Lantoine, G., Relative Motion and Optimal Control in Arbitrary Fields: Application at Deimos, Vol. 59, Nos. 1 and 2, 2012, pp. 197-219, DOI 10.1007/s40295-013-0013-6.

Campagnola, S., Skerritt, P., Russell, R.P., Flybys in the Planar, Circular, Restricted, Three-body Problem, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 113, No.3, 2012, pp. 343-368, DOI 10.1007/s10569-012-9427-x

Russell, R. P., Arora, N., Global Point Mascon Models for Simple, Accurate and Parallel Geopotential Computation, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 5, 2012, pp. 1568-1581, DOI: 10.2514/1.54533

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., A Hybrid Differential Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Constrained Optimal Control Problems, Part 1: Theory, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 154, No. 2, 2012, pp. 382-417, DOI 10.1007/s10957-012-0039-0

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., A Hybrid Differential Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Constrained Optimal Control Problems, Part 2: Application, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 154, No. 2, 2012, pp. 418-442, DOI, 10.1007/s10957-012-0038-1.

Dutta, A., Arora, N., Russell, R. P., A Peer-to-Peer Refueling Strategy using Low Thrust Propulsion, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 49, No. 5, 2012, pp. 944-954, DOI: 10.2514/1.A32106.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Dargent, T., Using Multicomplex Variables for Automatic Computation of High-Order Derivatives, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, Vol. 38, No. 3, Article 16, April 2012, 21 pages, DOI=10.1145/2168773.2168774,
http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2168773.2168774

Russell, R. P., Survey of Spacecraft Trajectory Design in Strongly Perturbed Environments, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2012, pp. 705-720, doi: 10.2514/1.56813.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Near-Ballistic Halo-to-Halo Transfers Between Planetary Moons, Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2011, pp. 335-363.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Complete, Closed-Form Solutions of the Stark Problem, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 109, No. 4, 2011, pp. 333-366, DOI 10.1007/s10569-010-9331-1

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Campagnola, S., Optimization of Low-Energy Resonant Hopping Transfers between Planetary Moons, Acta Astronautica, Vol. 68, No. 7-8, 2011, doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2010.09.021

Campagnola, S., Strange N.J., Russell, R. P., A Fast Tour Design Method Using Non-Tangent V-infinity Leveraging Transfers, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 108, No. 2, 2010, pp. 165-186, DOI 10.1007/s10569-010-9295-1

Arora, N., Russell, R. P., A Fast, Accurate, and Smooth Planetary Ephemeris Retrieval System, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 108, No. 2, 2010, pp. 107-124, DOI 10.1007/s10569-010-9296-0

Palacian, J.F., Lara, M., Russell, R. P., Averaging and Mission Design: the Paradigm of Enceladus, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 108, No. 1, 2010, pp. 1-22, DOI 10.1007/s10569-010-9286-2

Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., The Endgame Problem Part 1: V-infinity Leveraging Technique and Leveraging Graph, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2010, pp. 463-475, DOI 10.2514/1.44258

Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., The Endgame Problem Part 2: Multi-Body Technique and T-P graph, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2010, pp. 476-486, DOI 10.2514/1.44290

Lara, M., Russell, R. P., Fast Design of Repeat Ground Track Orbits in High-Fidelity Geopotentials, Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2008, pp. 311-324.

Russell, R. P., Lara, M., On the Design of an Enceladus Science Orbit, Acta Astronautica, Vol. 65, no. 1-2, 2009, pp. 27-39.

Russell, R. P., Brinckerhoff, A.T., Circulating Eccentric Orbits around Planetary Moons, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 32, No. 2, 2009, pp. 423-435.

Russell, R. P., Strange N.J., Planetary Moon Cycler Trajectories, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 32, No. 1, 2009, pp. 143-157.

Lara, M., Russell, R.P., Villac, B. Fast estimation of stable regions in real models, Meccanica, Springer, Vol. 42, No. 5, 2007, pp. 511-515, DOI 10.1007/s11012-007-9060-z.

Russell, R. P., Lara, M., Long-Life Lunar Repeat Ground Track Orbits, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2007, pp. 982-993.

Russell, R. P., Lam, T., Designing Ephemeris Capture Trajectories at Europa using Unstable Periodic Orbits, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2007, pp. 482-491.

Russell, R. P., Primer Vector Theory Applied to Global Low-Thrust Trade Studies, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2007, pp. 460-472.

Lara, M., Russell, R., Villac, B. Classification of the Distant Stability Regions at Europa, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2007, pp. 409-418.

Lara, M., Russell, R., Computation of a Science Orbit about Europa, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 30, No. 1, 2007, pp. 259-263.

Russell, R. P., Global Search for Planar and Three-dimensional Periodic Orbits Near Europa, Journal of the Astronautical Sciences. Vol. 54, No. 2, 2006, pp. 199-226.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., Optimization of a Broad Class of Ephemeris Model Earth-Mars Cyclers, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2006, pp. 354-367.

McConaghy, T. T., Russell, R. P., Longuski, J. M., Towards a Standard Nomenclature for Earth-Mars Cycler Trajectories, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2005, pp. 694-698.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., Global Search for Idealized Free-Return Earth-Mars Cyclers, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2005, pp. 194-208.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., Geometric Analysis of Free-Return Trajectories Following a Gravity-Assisted Flyby, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2005, pp. 138-151.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., Systematic Method for Constructing Earth-Mars Cyclers Using Free-Return Trajectories, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2004, pp. 321-335.

 

Conference Papers And Presentations

 

Lantoine, G., Russell, R.P., Anderson, R.A., Garrett, H.B., Katz, I., MAGNETOUR: Surfing Planetary Systems on Electromagnetic and Multi-Body Gravity Fields, Fifth International Conference on Tethers in Space (TiS2016), Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 2016.

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Space Object Collision Probability via Monte Carlo on the Graphics Processing Unit, Paper AAS 16-289, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Hatten, N., Russell, R.P., Parallel Implicit Runge-Kutta Methods Applied to Coupled Orbit/Attitude Propagation, Paper AAS 16-395, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Hatten, N., Russell, R.P., A Smooth and Robust Harris-Priester Atmospheric Density Model, Paper AAS 16-406, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Pylorof, D., Bakolas, E., Russell, R.P., A Nonlinear Controller for Low-Thrust Stabilization of Spacecraft on CRTBP Orbits, Paper AAS 16-446, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Olson, C., Russell, R.P., Precomputing Process Noise for Onboard Sequential Filters, Paper AAS 16-475, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Restrepo, R.L., Russell, R.P., The Shadow Model for Fast Low-Thrust Indirect Optimization, Paper AAS 16-523, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Biria, A., Russell, R.P., A Satellite Relative Motion Model Including J2 and J3 via Vintiís Intermediary, Paper AAS 16-537, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Napa Valley, CA, Feb 2016.

Pellegrini, E.P., Russell, R.P., On the Accuracy of Trajectory State Transition Matrices, Paper AAS-15-785, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, Aug 2015.

Lantukh, D., Russell, R.P., Multi-Objective Search for Multiple Gravity Assist Trajectories, Paper AAS-15-664, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vail, CO, Aug 2015.

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Multidirectional Gaussian Mixture Models for Nonlinear Uncertainty Propagation, International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES): Symposium on Computational Methods in Celestial Mechanics, Session A07, Reno, NV, July 2015. (keynote)

Olson, C., Russell, R.P., Bhaskaran, S., Spin State Estimation of Tumbling Small Bodies, Paper AAS 15-363, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, Jan 2015.

Lantukh, D., Russell, R.P., Broschart, S., Heliotropic Orbits at Asteroids: Zonal Gravity Perturbations and Application at Bennu, Paper AAS 15-445, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, Jan 2015.

Vittaldev, V., Linares, R., Russell, R.P., Uncertainty Propagation Using Guassian Mixture Models and Polynomial Chaos, Paper AAS 15-448, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, Jan 2015.

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Collision Probability Using Multidirectional Gaussian Mixture Models, Paper AAS 15-394, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, Jan 2015.

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Strange, N., Partial Derivatives of the Lambert Problem, Paper AIAA 2014-4427, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, San Diego, CA, Aug 2014, DOI: 10.2514/6.2014-4427.

Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., Optimal Control on Gaussí Equations, Paper IAA-AAS-DyCoSS2-14-14-01, 2nd IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems, Roma, Italy, Mar, 2014.

Biria,A., Russell, R.P., Periodic Orbits in the Elliptical Relative Motion Problem with Space Surveillance Applications, Paper AAS 14-219, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Hatten, N., Russell, R.P., Application of the Stark Problem to Space Trajectories with Time-Varying Perturbations, Paper AAS 14-230, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Pellegrini, E., Russell, R.P., F And G Taylor Series Solutions To The Circular Restricted Three Body Problem, Paper AAS 14-237, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Bradley, N., Russell, R.P., A Continuation Method for Converting Trajectories from Patched Conics to Full Gravity Models, Paper AAS 14-273, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Lantukh, D., Russell, R.P., Broschart, S., Heliotropic Orbits at Oblate Asteroids: Balancing Solar Pressure and J2 Perturbations, Paper AAS 14-361, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014. updated version submitted to peer-reviewed journal

Olson, C., Russell, R.P., Carpenter, J.R., Small Body Optical Navigation Using the Additive Divided Difference Sigma Point Filter, Paper AAS 14-422, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Schadegg, M., Russell, R.P., Lantoine, G., Jovian Orbit Capture and Eccentricity Reduction Using Electrodynamic Tether Propulsion, Paper AAS 14-448, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Jan 2014.

Anderson, J.T,. Gaylor, D.E., Idle 5th, D., Russell, R.P., Biria, A., Schadegg, M., Resident Space Object Feature Identification using Hierarchical Mixtures of Experts, Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference (AMOS), Maui, Hawaii, Sept 2013.

Bradley, N., Hernandez, S., Russell, R.P., Optimized Free-Return Trajectories To Near-Earth Asteroids Via Lunar Flyby, Paper AAS 13-937, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Aug 2013.

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Vittaldev, V., Parallel Computation of Multiple Space Trajectories using GPUs and Interpolated Gravity Models, Paper AAS 13-901, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Aug 2013.

Bokelmann, K., Russell, R.P., Lyapunov Orbits In The Jupiter System Using Electrodynamic Tethers, Paper AAS 13-899, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Aug 2013.

Bokelmann, K., Russell, R.P., Connecting Halo Orbits with Low Altitude Science Orbits at Europa, Paper AAS 13-789, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Aug 2013.

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., A Fast and Robust Multiple Revolution Lambert Algorithm Using a Cosine Transformation, Paper AAS 13-728, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Aug 2013.

Pellegrini, E., Russell, R.P., Vittaldev, V., F and G Taylor Series Solutions to the Stark Problem, Paper AAS 13-725, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Hilton Head, SC, Aug 2013.

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Collision Probability for Resident Space Objects using Gaussian Mixture Models, Paper AAS 13-351, Kauai, HA, Feb 2013.

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Efficient Interpolation of the GRACE GGM03C Gravity Model, Paper AAS 13-321, Kauai, HA, Feb 2013.

Russell, R.P., Arora, N., Vittaldev, V., Gaylor, D., Anderson, J., Ballistic Coefficient Prediction for Resident Space Objects, Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference (AMOS), Maui, Hawaii, Sept. 2012.

Karlgaard, C., Shen, H., *Russell, R.P. Vittaldev, V., Parallel Sigma Point and Particle Filters for Orbit Determination, 9th US/Russian Space Surveillance Workshop Krestovaya Pad, Listvyanka, Russia, 27-30 August 2012.

Russell, R. Lantukh, D., Automated Inclusion of n-pi Transfers in Gravity-Assist Flyby Tour Design, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2012, eISBN: 978-1-62410-182-3.

E. Pellegrini, R. Russell, Quasi-Newton Differential Dynamic Programming for Robust Low-Thrust Optimization, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2012, eISBN: 978-1-62410-182-3.

Campagnola, S., Boutonnet, A., Schoenmaekers, J., Grebow,D.J., Petropoulos, A. E., Russell, R. P., Tisserand-Leveraging Transfers, Astrodynamics Symposium, JAXA/ISAS, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Japan, Jul 30-31 2012.

Elvis, M., Kasper, J., Landau, D., Lantoine, G., Marrese-Reading, C., Mueller, J., Russell, R.P., Strange, N., Ziemer, J.K., Nash, A., Yeomans, D. A SWARM of NEO Microsatellites as Robotic Precursors, Paper GLEX-2012.03.3.1x12307, Global Space Exploration Conference, May, 2012, Washington, DC, USA

Vittaldev, V., Russell, R.P., Arora, N., Gaylor, D., Second Order Kalman Filter Using Multicomplex Step Derivatives, Paper AAS 12-204, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, Jan 2012.

Patel, H.T., Lovell, A., Allgeier, S., Russell, R., Sinclair, A., Paper AAS 12-202, Relative Navigation for Satellites in Close Proximity Using Angles-Only Observations, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, Jan 2012.

Campagnola, S., Boutonnet, A., Schoenmaekers, J., Grebow,D.J., Petropoulos, A. E., Russell, R. P., Tisserand-Leveraging Transfers, Paper AAS 12-185, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, Jan 2012.

Lantukh, D.V., Russell, R.P., Campagnola S., Automated Inclusion of V-infinity Leveraging Maneuvers in Gravity-Assist Flyby Tour Design, Paper AAS 12-162, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Charleston, SC, Jan 2012.

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Fast, High-Fidelity, Multi-Spacecraft Trajectory Simulation for Space Catalogue Applications, Paper S1.3, US-China Space Surveillance Technical Interchange, Beijing, China, Oct. 17-21, 2011.

Arora, N., Russell, R.P., Fast, Efficient and Adaptive Interpolation of the Geopotential, Paper AAS 11-501, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Girdwood, AK, Aug 2011.

Campagnola, S., Skerritt, P., Russell, R. P., Flybys in the Circular, Restricted, Three-body Problem, Paper AAS 11-450, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Girdwood, AK, Aug 2011.

Russell, R.P., Arora, N. Global Point Mascon Models for Simple, Accurate, and Parallel Geopotential Computation, Paper AAS 11-158, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2011

McAdams, J., Scott, S., Guo, Y. Russell, R., Conceptual Mission Design of a Polar Uranus Orbiter and Satellite Tour, Paper AAS 11-188, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2011.

Arora, N., Russell, R. P., Vudoc, R., Removing Bottlenecks in Astrodynamics Computations using NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), Invited Poster, NVIDIA Center of Excellence Kickoff Meeting, Georgia Tech, Aug. 2010.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., A Unified Framework for Robust Optimization of Interplanetary Trajectories, Paper AIAA-2010-7828, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, Canada, Aug 2010.

Russell, R. P., Lantoine, G., Relative Motion and Optimal Control in Arbitrary Fields: Application at Deimos, Paper AAS 10-313, Kyle T. Alfriend Astrodynamics Symposium, AAS, Monterey, CA, May 2010.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Near-Ballistic Halo-to-Halo Transfers Between Planetary Moons, George H. Born Symposium, AAS, Boulder, CO, May 2010.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Dargent, T., Using Multi-Complex Variables for Automatic Computation of High-Order Derivatives, Paper AAS 10-218, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, San Diego, CA, Feb 2010.

Arora, N., Russell, R. P., A GPU Accelerated Multiple Revolution Lambert Solver for Fast Mission Design, Paper AAS 10-198, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, San Diego, CA, Feb 2010.

Campagnola, S., Strange N.J., Russell, R. P., A Fast Tour Design Method Using Non-Tangent V-infinity Leveraging Transfers, Paper AAS 10-164, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, San Diego, CA, Feb 2010.

Casotto, S., Padovani, S., Russell, R.P., Lara, M., Poster, Sensitivity of different altimetric orbiters for the detection of a subsurface ocean on Europa, Galileos Medicean Moons, Thier Impact on 400 Years of Discovery, IAU Symposium 269, Padova, Jan 2010.

Strange N.J., Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., Presentation P42A-05, A New Tour Design Technique to Enable an Enceladus Orbiter, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA., Dec 2009.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., Campagnola, S., Optimization of Resonance Hopping Transfers Between Planetary Moons, Paper IAC-09-C1.1.1, 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, Oct. 12-16, 2009.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., The Stark Model: An Exact, Closed-Form Approach to Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization, Paper presented at the 21st International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics-September 28-October 2, 2009 Toulouse, France

Strange N.J., Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., Leveraging Flybys of Low Mass Moons to Enable an Enceladus Orbiter, AAS 09-435, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Pittsburg, PA, Aug 2009.

Dutta, A., Arora, N., Russell, R. P., A Peer-to-Peer Refueling Strategy using Low Thrust Propulsion, AAS 09-392, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Pittsburg, PA, Aug 2009.

Arora, N., Russell, R. P., Fast Sensitivity Computations for Trajectory Optimization, AAS 09-337, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Pittsburg, PA, Aug 2009.

Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., The Endgame Problem PART B: The Multi-Body Technique and the T-P graph, Paper AAS 09-227, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Savannah, GA, Feb 2009.

Campagnola, S., Russell, R. P., The Endgame Problem PART A: Vinfinity Leveraging Technique and the Leveraging Graph, Paper AAS 09-224, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Savannah, GA, Feb 2009.

Brinckerhoff, A.T., Russell, R. P., Pathfinding and V-Infinity Leveraging for Planetary Moon Tour Missions, Paper AAS 09-222, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Savannah, GA, Feb 2009.

Lara, M., Palacian, J.F., Russell, R. P., Averaging and Mission Design: the Paradigm of Enceladus, Paper AAS 09-199, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Savannah, GA, Feb 2009.

Akinli, C., Russell, R. P., Investigations of a Massive, Non-spherical Chief in Close Proximity Formations, Paper AAS 09-114, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Savannah, GA, Feb 2009.

Casotto, S., Padovani, S., Russell, R.P., Lara, M., Detecting a Subsurface Ocean from Periodic Orbits at Enceladus, Poster P23B-1366, AGU 2008 Fall Meeting, 15-19 December 2008, San Francisco, CA.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., A Fast Second-Order Algorithm for Preliminary Design of Low-Thrust Trajectories, Paper IAC-08-C1.2.5, 59th International Astronautical Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, Sep 29-Oct 3, 2008.

Russell, R. P., Arora, N., FIRE: A Fast, Accurate, and Smooth Planetary Body Ephemeris Interpolation System, AIAA-2008-6278, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, HI, Aug 2008.

Lantoine, G., Russell, R. P., A Hybrid Differential Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Robust Low-Thrust Optimization, AIAA-2008-6615, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, HI, Aug 2008.

Petropoulos, A.E., Russell, R. P., Low-Thrust Transfers using Primer Vector Theory and a Second-Order Penalty Method, AIAA-2008-6955, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, HI, Aug 2008.

Russell, R. P., Lara, M., On the Design of an Enceladus Science Orbit, AIAA-2008-7072, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Honolulu, HI, Aug 2008.

Lara, M., Russell, R. P., Fast Design of Repeat Ground Track Orbits in High-Fidelity Geopotentials, AAS Symposium Honoring Byron Tapley's 50 Years of Contributions to Aerospace Education, Research and Service, Austin, TX, Feb 1, 2008.

Russell, R. P., Brinckerhoff, A.T., Eccentric Orbits around Planetary Moons, Paper AAS 08-181, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Galveston, TX, Jan 2008. (Selected for Best Paper of Conference Award)

Strange N.J., Russell, R. P., Buffington, B., Mapping the V-infinity Globe, Paper AAS 07-277, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Mackinac Island, MI, Aug 2007. (Selected for Best Paper of Conference Award)

Strange, N. J., Russell, R. P., Buffington, B. B., Lock, R. E., Sims, J. A. Trajectory Design For Europa Explorer, Poster Session, Lunar and Planetary Institutes Workshop on Ices, Oceans, and Fire: Satellites of the Outer Solar System, Boulder, CO, Aug. 2007.

Strange, N. J., Russell, R. P., Landau, D.F., Yen, C.L., Sims, J. A. Trajectory Design For Jupiter System Observer, Poster Session, Lunar and Planetary Institutes Workshop on Ices, Oceans, and Fire: Satellites of the Outer Solar System, Boulder, CO, Aug. 2007.

Russell, R. P., Strange N.J., Planetary Moon Cycler Trajectories, Paper AAS 07-118, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Sedona, AZ, Jan 2007.

Russell, R. P., Strange N.J., Titan-Enceladus Cycler Orbits, Presentation, Enceladus Focus Group Meeting Caltech, Pasadena, CA, Oct 8, 2006.

Strange, N.J., Lam T., Russell, R.P., Spilker, T.R., Study on the Stability of Science Orbits At Enceladus, Poster, 38th Annual DPS Meeting, Pasadena, CA, Oct, 2006.

Russell, R. P., Lara, M., Repeat Ground Track Lunar Orbits in the Full-Potential Plus Third-Body Problem, Paper AIAA-2006-6750, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, Keystone, CO, Aug 2006.

Gomez, G., Lara, M., Russell, R., A Dynamical Systems Approach to the Design of the Science Orbit around Europa, Paper ISTS 2006-d-02, 19th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, Kanazawa, Japan, Jun 2006.

Lara, M., Russell, R.P., On the family 'g' of the restricted three-body problem, IX Jornadas de Trabajo en Mecanica Celeste, Jaca, Huesca, Spain, Jun 2006.

Lara, M., Russell, R. P., On the Design of a Science Orbit about Europa, Paper AAS 06-168, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Tampa, FL, Jan 2006.

Lee S., Russell R. P., Fink, W., Terrile, R. J., Petropoulos, A. E., von Allmen, P., Low-Thrust Mission Trade Studies with Parallel, Evolutionary Computing, Paper IEEEAC 1042, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, Mar 2006. (peer reviewed)

Hirani, A. N., Russell, R. P., Approximations of Distant Retrograde Orbits for Mission Design, Paper AAS 06-116, 16th AIAA/AAS Spaceflight Mechanics Conference, Tampa, FL, Jan 2006.

Lee, S., Russell, R. P., Multi-objective Parallel Genetic Algorithms Applied to the Primer Vector Control Law, Paper AAS 06-196, AIAA/AAS Spaceflight Mechanics Conference, Tampa, FL, Jan 2006.

Russell, R. P., Primer Vector Theory Applied to Global Low-Thrust Trade Studies, Paper AAS 06-156, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Tampa, FL, Jan 2006.

Russell, R. P., Lam, T., Designing Capture Trajectories to Unstable Periodic Orbits around Europa, Paper AAS 06-189, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Tampa, FL, Jan 2006. (Selected for Best Paper of Conference Award)

Lee S., Fink, W., Russell R.P., von Allmen, P., Petropoulos, A.E., Terrile, R.J., Evolutionary Computing for Low-Thrust Navigation, Paper AIAA 2005-6835, AIAA Space Conference, Long Beach, CA, Aug 2005.

Lara, M., Russell, R. P., Villac, B., On Parking Solutions around Europa, Paper AAS 05-384, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, Aug 2005.

Russell, R. P., Global Search for Planar and Three-dimensional Periodic Orbits Near Europa, Paper AAS 05-290, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, Aug 2005.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., Construction of Idealized Free-Return Earth-Mars Cyclers using Minimax Optimization and Combinatorics, AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Maui, HI, AAS Paper 04-146, Feb 2004.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., A Geometric Analysis of Half and Full-Revolution Return Trajectories via Planetary Flybys, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialists Meeting, Big Sky, MT, AAS Paper 03-508, Aug 2003.

Russell, R. P., Ocampo, C. A., A Systematic Approach for Constructing Earth-Mars Cyclers Using Direct Return Trajectories, AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Ponce, Puerto Rico, AAS Paper 03-145, Feb 2003. (Selected for Best Paper of Conference Award)

Russell, R. P., Fowler, W. F., Drift Attenuation Maneuvers and Other Relative Motion Analyses for the GRACE Mission, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialists Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, AAS Paper 01-475, Aug 2001.

 

Dissertation

Russell, R. P., Global Search and Optimization for Free-Return Earth-Mars Cyclers, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX, Aug. 2004.

 

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Orbital Mechanics Discipline Area

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Ryan P. Russell

Associate Professor, Ph.D

ryan.russell@utexas.edu

 


Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics