1st Global Trajectory Optimisation Competition
At the Global Trajectory Optimisation Workshop (ESTEC, 2nd February 2006) the teams will present their methodology and discuss upon its use in connection with the competition problem.
ESA people involved:
Dr. Dario Izzo (EUI-ACT), project initiator and scientific responsible
Mr. Ian Carnelli (EUI-ACT), technical support
16/02/2006: The various presentations are available in pdf format
30/01/2006: Workshop attendants list available
23/01/2006: Final programme is available for the Workshop
12/01/2006: Preliminary programme is available for the Workshop
07/12/2005: Preliminary rankings have been formed.
06/12/2005: Twelve out of seventeen teams sent back their trajectories. The evaluation process to form the rankings has started.
28/11/2005: ftp accounts created for all the teams. The results should be posted there or sent by e-mail to email@example.com.
14/11/2005: Deadline for submission of trajectories extended to December 5th
14/11/2005: Suggested value for g0 is 9.80665 m/s^2
10/11/2005: Problem description updated including a constraint on the maximum time of flight (30 years), consequently upper limit for arrival date is 2060.
09/11/2005: Clarification T=.04 N means T=0.04 N
08/11/2005: Problem description updated including a constraint on the maximum arrival date (year 2100) and on the minimum heliocentric distance (0.2 AU)
07/11/2005: The problem has been released.
02/11/2005: The Global Trajectory Optimisation Workshop will take place in ESTEC, 2nd February 2006.