Cycler Links Between Earth and the Gas Giant Planets – 1: Trajectories
S. Ashworth (2020), JBIS, 73, pp.142-152
Keywords: Cycler stations, Outer planet trajectory
The use of cycler stations to transport passengers in comfort and safety between Earth and the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn is examined. Preliminary concepts are presented for suitable repeating orbits with short-range shuttle links at each planetary flyby.