• Development of an analytical guidance algorithm for lunar descent 

      Chomel, Christina T. (Christina Tvrdik), 1973- (2007-12)
      In recent years, NASA has indicated a desire to return humans to the moon. With NASA planning manned missions within the next couple of decades, the concept development for these lunar vehicles has begun. The guidance, ...
    • An investigation of fuel optimal terminal descent 

      Rea, Jeremy Ryan (2009-05)
      Current renewed interest in exploration of the moon, Mars, and other planetary objects is driving technology development in many fields of space system design. In particular, there is a desire to land both robotic and human ...