Journal Publications

Refereed Journal Papers (arranged chronologically)


1. Vinh, N.X., Longuski, J.M., Busemann, A., and Culp, R.D., “Analytic Theory of Orbit Contraction Due to Atmospheric Drag,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 6, May/June 1979, pp. 697-723.

2. Longuski, J.M. and Kia, T., “A Parametric Study of the Behavior of the Angular Momentum Vector During Spin Rate Changes of Rigid Body Spacecraft,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 7, No. 3, May-June 1984, pp. 295-300.

3. Vinh, N.X., Johannesen, J.R., Longuski, J.M., and Hanson, J.M., “Second-Order Analytic Solution for Aerocapture and Ballistic Fly-Through Trajectories,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 4, October-December 1984, pp. 429-445.

4. Longuski, J.M., “On the Attitude Motion of a Self-Excited Rigid Body,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 4, October-December 1984, pp. 463-473.

5. Hintz, G.R. and Longuski, J.M., “Error Analysis for the Delivery of a Spinning Probe to Jupiter,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 8, No. 3, May-June 1985, pp. 384-390.

6. Longuski, J.M., Kia, T., and Breckenridge, W.G., “Annihilation of Angular Momentum Bias During Spinning-Up and Thrusting Maneuvers,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 37, No. 4, October-December 1989, pp. 433-450.

7. Longuski, J.M., “Real Solutions for the Attitude Motion of a Self-Excited Rigid Body,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 25, No. 3, March 1991, pp. 131-140.

8. Williams, S.N. and Longuski, J.M., “Low Energy Trajectories to Mars via Gravity Assist from Venus and Earth,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 28, No. 4, July-August 1991, pp. 486-488.

9. Longuski, J.M. and Williams, S.N., “The Last Grand Tour Opportunity to Pluto,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 39, No. 3, July-September 1991, pp. 359-365.

10. Puig-Suari, J. and Longuski, J.M., “Modeling and Analysis of Orbiting Tethers in an Atmosphere,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 25, No. 11, November 1991, pp. 679-686.

11. Tsiotras, P. and Longuski, J.M., “A Complex Analytic Solution for the Attitude Motion of a Near-Symmetric Rigid Body Under Body-Fixed Torques,” Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 51, No. 3, 1991, pp. 281-301.

12. Longuski, J.M. and Williams, S.N., “Automated Design of Gravity-Assist Trajectories to Mars and the Outer Planets,” Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 52, No. 3, 1991, pp. 207-220.

13. Longuski, J.M., “Probabilities of Escape, Reentry, and Orbit Decay Due to Misdirected Injection Maneuvers,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 2, March-April 1992, pp. 410-415.

14. Longuski, J.M., Todd, R.E., and König, W.W., “Survey of Nongravitational Forces and Space Environmental Torques: Applied to the Galileo,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 3, May-June 1992, pp. 545-553.

15. Ostoja-Starzewski, M. and Longuski, J.M., “Stochastic Hill’s Equations for the Study of Errant Rocket Burns in Orbit,” Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 54, 1992, pp. 295-303.

16. Byrnes, D.V., Longuski, J.M., and Aldrin, B., “The Cycler Orbit Between Earth and Mars,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 30, No. 3, May-June 1993, pp. 334-336.

17. Longuski, J.M. and Tsiotras, P., “Analytic Solutions for a Spinning Rigid Body Subject to Time-Varying Body-Fixed Torques, Part I: Constant Axial Torque,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 60, December 1993, pp. 970-975.

18. Tsiotras, P. and Longuski, J.M., “Analytic Solutions for a Spinning Rigid Body Subject to Time-Varying Body-Fixed Torques, Part II: Time-Varying Axial Torque,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 60, December 1993, pp. 976-981.

19. Tsiotras, P. and Longuski, J.M., “New Kinematic Relations for the Large Angle Problem in Rigid Body Attitude Dynamics,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 32, No. 3, March 1994, pp. 181-190.

20. Tsiotras, P. and Longuski, J.M., “Spin-Axis Stabilization of Symmetric Spacecraft with Two Control Torques,” Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 23, December 1994, pp. 395-402.

21. Petropoulos, A. and Longuski, J.M., “Analysis of Mapping Coverage Obtained from Spacecraft,” Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 60, 1994, pp. 431-454.

22. Longuski, J.M., Puig-Suari, J., and Mechalas, J., “Aerobraking Tethers for the Exploration of the Solar System,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 35, No. 2/3, January/February 1995, pp. 205-214.

23. Longuski, J.M. and Tsiotras, P., “Analytic Solution of the Large Angle Problem in Rigid Body Attitude Dynamics,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 43, No. 1, January-March 1995, pp. 25-46.

24. Longuski, J.M., Puig-Suari, J., Tsiotras, P., and Tragesser, S.G., “Optimal Mass for Aerobraking Tethers,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 35, No. 8, April 1995, pp. 489-500.

25. Patel, M.R., Longuski, J.M., and Sims, J.A., “A Uranus-Neptune-Pluto Opportunity,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 36, No. 2, July 1995, pp. 91-98.

26. Tsiotras, P. and Longuski, J.M., “A New Parameterization of the Attitude Kinematics,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 43, No. 3, July-September 1995, pp. 243-262.

27. Tsiotras, P., Corless, M., and Longuski, J.M., “A Novel Approach to the Attitude Control of Axi-Symmetric Spacecraft,” Automatica, Vol. 31, No. 8, August 1995, pp. 1099-1112.

28. Puig-Suari, J., Longuski, J.M., and Tragesser, S.G., “A Tether Sling for Lunar and Interplanetary Exploration,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 36, No. 6, September 1995, pp. 291-295.

29. Puig-Suari, J., Longuski, J.M., and Tragesser, S.G., “Aerocapture with a Flexible Tether,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 18, No. 6, November-December 1995, pp. 1305-1312.

30. Tsiotras, P. and Longuski, J.M., “Analytic Solution of Euler’s Equations of Motion for an Asymmetric Rigid Body,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 63, No. 1, March 1996, pp. 149-155.

31. Sims, J.A., Longuski, J.M., and Staugler, A.J., “V∞ Leveraging for Interplanetary Missions: Multiple-Revolution Orbit Techniques,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 20, No. 3, May-June 1997, pp. 409-415.

32. Beck, R.A. and Longuski, J.M., “Annihilation of Transverse Velocity Bias During Spinning-Up Maneuvers,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 20, No. 3, May-June 1997, pp. 416-421.

33. Sims, J.A., Staugler, A.J., and Longuski, J.M., “Trajectory Options to Pluto via Gravity Assists from Venus, Mars, and Jupiter,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 34, No. 3, May-June 1997, pp. 347-353.

34. Tragesser, S.G., Longuski, J.M., and Puig-Suari, J., “Global Minimum Mass for Aerobraking Tethers,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 20, No. 6, November-December 1997, pp. 1260-1262.

35. Sims, J.A., Longuski, J.M., and Staugler, A.J., “Trajectory Options for Low-Cost Missions to Asteroids,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 41, No. 11, December 1997, pp. 731-737.

36. Biswell, B.L., Puig-Suari, J., Longuski, J.M., and Tragesser, S.G., “Three-Dimensional Hinged-Rod Model for Elastic Aerobraking Tethers,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 21, No. 2, April 1998, pp. 286-295.

37. Patel, M.R., Longuski, J.M., and Sims, J.A., “Mars Free Return Trajectories, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 35, No. 3, May-June 1998, pp. 350-354.

38. Tragesser, S.G. and Longuski, J.M., “Analysis and Design of the Aerobraking Tether for Stochastic Errors,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 35, No. 5, September-October 1998, pp. 683-689.

39. Longuski, J.M., Tragesser, S.G., and Puig-Suari, J., “Characterization of the Optimal Mass Problem for Aerobraking Tethers,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 44, No. 5-6, March 1999, pp. 227-241.

40. Tragesser, S.G. and Longuski, J.M., “Modeling Issues Concerning Motion of the Saturnian Satellites,” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 47, Nos. 3 and 4, July-December 1999, pp. 275-294.

41. Gick, R.A., Williams, M.H., and Longuski, J.M., “Floquet Approximation for a Nearly Axisymmetric Rigid Body with Constant Transverse Torque,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 22, No. 5, September-October 1999, pp. 658-663.

42. Sims, J.A., Longuski, J.M., and Patel, M.R., “Aerogravity-Assist Trajectories to the Outer Planets and the Effect of Drag,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 37, No. 1, January-February 2000, pp. 49-55.

43. Javorsek II, D. and Longuski, J.M., “Velocity Pointing Errors Associated with Spinning Thrusting Spacecraft,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 37, No. 3, May-June 2000, pp. 359-365.

44. Gick, R.A., Williams, M.H., and Longuski, J.M., “Periodic Solutions for Spinning Asymmetric Rigid Bodies with Constant Principal-Axis Torque,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 23, No. 5, September-October 2000, pp. 781-788.

45. Bonfiglio, E.P., Longuski, J.M., and Vinh, N.X., “Automated Design of Aerogravity-Assist Trajectories,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 37, No. 6, November-December 2000, pp. 768-775.

46. Petropoulos, A.E., Longuski, J.M., and Bonfiglio, E.P., “Trajectories to Jupiter via Gravity Assists from Venus, Earth, and Mars,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 37, No. 6, November-December 2000, pp. 776-783.

47. Longuski, J.M., Fischbach, E., and Scheeres, D.J., “Deflection of Spacecraft Trajectories as a New Test of General Relativity,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 86, No. 14, April 2, 2001, pp. 2942-2945.

48. Strange, N.J. and Longuski, J.M., “Graphical Method for Gravity-Assist Trajectory Design,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 39, No. 1, January-February 2002, pp. 9-16.

49. Heaton, A.F., Strange, N.J., Longuski, J.M., and Bonfiglio, E.P., “Automated Design of the Europa Orbiter Tour,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 39, No. 1, January-February 2002, pp. 17-22.

50. Johnson, W.R. and Longuski, J.M., “Design of Aerogravity-Assist Trajectories,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 39, No. 1, January-February 2002, pp. 23-30.

51. Okutsu, M. and Longuski, J.M., “Mars Free Returns via Gravity Assist from Venus,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 39, No. 1, January-February 2002, pp. 31-36.

52. Johnson, W.R., Longuski, J.M., and Lyons, D.T., “Pitch Control During Auton-omous Aerobraking for Near-Term Mars Exploration,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 40, No. 3, May-June 2003, pp. 371–379.

53. McConaghy, T.T., Debban, T.J., Petropoulos, A.E., and Longuski, J.M., “Design and Optimization of Low-Thrust Trajectories with Gravity-Assists,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 40, No. 3, May-June 2003, pp. 380–387.

54. Heaton, A.F. and Longuski, J.M., “Feasibility of a Galileo-Style Tour of the Uranian Satellites,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 40, No. 4, July-August 2003, pp. 591–596.

55. Johnson, W.R., Longuski, J.M., and Lyons, D.T., “Nondimensional Analysis of Reaction-Wheel Control for Aerobraking,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 26, No. 6, November-December 2003, pp. 861–868.

56. Longuski, J.M., Fischbach, E., Scheeres, D.J., Giampieri, G., and Park, R., “Deflection of Spacecraft Trajectories as a New Test of General Relativity: Determining the Parameterized Post-Newtonian Parameters β and γ,” Physical Review D, Vol. 69, February 20, 2004, pp. 42001-1–42001-15.

57. McConaghy, T.T., Longuski, J.M., and Byrnes, D.V., “Analysis of a Class of Earth-Mars Cycler Trajectories,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 41, No. 4, July–August 2004, pp. 622–628.

58. Petropoulos, A.E. and Longuski, J.M., “Shaped-Based Algorithm for the Automated Design of Low-Thrust, Gravity-Assist Trajectories,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 41, No. 5, September-October 2004, pp. 787–796.

59. Johnson, W.R., Longuski, J.M., and Lyons, D. T., “Six-Degree-of-Freedom Modeling of Semi-Autonomous Attitude Control During Aerobraking,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 41, No. 5, September-October 2004, pp. 797-804.

60. Jokic, M.D. and Longuski, J.M., “Design of Tether Sling for Human Transportation Systems Between Earth and Mars,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 41, No. 6, November-December 2004, pp. 1010-1015.

61. Landau, D.F., Longuski, J.M., and Penzo, P.A., “Method for Parking-Orbit Reorientation for Human Missions to Mars,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 42, No. 3, May-June 2005, pp. 517–522.

62. Park, R.S., Scheeres, D.J., Giampieri, G., Longuski, J.M., and Fischbach, E., “Estimating Parameterized Post-Newtonian Parameters from Spacecraft Radiometric Tracking Data,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 42, No. 3, May-June 2005, pp. 559–568.

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

64. Jokic, M.D. and Longuski, J.M., “Artificial Gravity and Abort Scenarios via Tethers for Human Missions to Mars,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 42, No. 5, September-October 2005, pp. 883–889.

65. Chen, K.J., McConaghy, T.T., Landau, D.F., Longuski, J.M., and Aldrin, B., “Powered Earth-Mars Cycler with Three-Synodic-Period Repeat Time,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 42, No. 5, September-October 2005, pp. 921–927.

66. Longuski, J.M., Gick, R.A., Ayoubi, M.A., and Randall, L., “Analytical Solutions for Thrusting, Spinning Spacecraft Subject to Constant Forces,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 28, No. 6, November-December 2005, pp. 1301-1308.

67. McConaghy, T.T., Landau, D.F., Yam, C.H., and Longuski, J.M., “Notable Two-Synodic-Period Earth–Mars Cycler,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 43, No. 2, March-April 2006, pp. 456–465.

68. Landau, D.F. and Longuski, J.M., “Trajectories for Human Missions to Mars, Part I: Impulsive Transfers,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 43, No. 5, September-October 2006, pp. 1035–1042.

69. Landau, D.F. and Longuski, J.M., “Trajectories for Human Missions to Mars, Part II: Low-Thrust Transfers,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 43, No. 5, September-October 2006, pp. 1043–1047.

70. Landau, D.F., Longuski, J.M., and Aldrin, Buzz, “Continuous Mars Habitation with a Limited Number of Cycler Vehicles,” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 60, No. 4, April 2007, pp. 122–128.

71. Landau, D.F. and Longuski, J.M., “Guidance Strategy for Hyperbolic Rendezvous,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 4, July-August 2007, pp. 1209-1213.

72. Landau, D.F. and Longuski, J.M., “Human Exploration of Mars via Earth-Mars Semicyclers,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 44, No. 1, January-February 2007, pp. 203-210.

73. Ayoubi, M.A. and Longuski, J.M., “Axial Velocity Solution for Spinning-Up Rigid Bodies Subject to Constant Forces,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 30, No. 6, November-December 2007, pp. 1610-1618.

74. Ayoubi, M.A. and Longuski, J.M., “Analytical Solutions for Translational Motion of Spinning-Up Rigid Bodies Subject to Constant Body-Fixed Forces and Moments,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 75, No. 1, January 2008, pp. 011004-1–011004-8

75. Ayoubi, M.A. and Longuski, J.M., “Asymptotic Theory and Limiting Cases for Spinning Spacecraft Subject to Constant Forces,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 31, No. 5, September-October 2008, pp. 1511-1516.

76. Ayoubi, M.A. and Longuski, J.M., “Asymptotic Theory for Thrusting, Spinning-Up Spacecraft Maneuvers,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 64, March 2009, pp. 810-831.

77. Yam, C.H., Davis, D.C., Longuski, J.M., Howell, K.C., and Buffington, B., “Saturn Impact Trajectories for Cassini End-of-Mission,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 46, March-April 2009, pp. 353-364.

78. Kloster, K.W., Yam, C.H., and Longuski, J.M., “Saturn Escape Options for Cassini Encore Missions,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 46, July-August 2009, pp. 874-882.

79. Gangestad, J.W., Pollock, G.E., and Longuski, J.M., “Propellantless Stationkeeping at Enceladus via the Electromagnetic Lorentz Force,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 32, September-October 2009, pp. 1466-1475.

80. Landau, D.F., and Longuski, J.M., “Comparative Assessment of Human-Mars-Mission Technologies and Architectures,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 65, October-November 2009, pp. 893-911.

81. Pollock, G.E., Gangestad, J.W., and Longuski, J.M., “Propellantless Formation Flight via Coulomb and Lorentz Forces,” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 63, No. 1, January 2010, pp. 2-8 .

82. Medlock, K.L.G., and Longuski, J.M., “Aerocapture Ballutes versus Aerocapture Tethers for Exploration of the Solar System,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 47, No. 4, July-August 2010, pp. 590-596.

83. Pollock, G.E., Gangestad, J.W., and Longuski, J.M., “Inclination Change in LEO via the geomagnetic Lorentz Force,” submitted to the Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 5, September-October 2010, pp. 1387-1395..

84. Gangestad, J.W., Pollock, G.E., Longuski, J.M., “Lagrange’s Planetary Equations for the Motion of Electrostatically Charged Spacecraft,” Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 108, Issue 2, 2010, pp. 125-145.

85. Pollock, G.E., Gangestad, J.W., and Longuski, J.M., “Analytical Solutions for the Relative Motion of Spacecraft with Lorentz Force Perturbations,” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 68, Issues 1-2, January-February 2011, pp. 204-217.

86. Gangestad, J.W., Pollock, G.E., Longuski, J.M., “Analytical Expressions that Characterize Planetary Capture with Electrostatically Charged Spacecraft,” Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 1, January-February 2011, pp. 247-258.