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Interstellar precursor mission concepts

Advanced solar sailing

Mission Options for the NASA's Interstellar Probes

G. Genta, Propulsion for Interstellar Space Exploration, COSPAR Colloquium on the Outer Heliosphere: The Next Frontiers, Potsdam, Germany, July 2000.

G. Genta, Interstellar Space Exploration: What is Going on?, III IAA Symposium on Near Term Advanced Space Missions, Aosta, July 2000.

E. Brusa, C. Delprete, G. Genta, FEM Structural Assessment of the Aurora Solar Sail Spacecraft, Space Forum, Vol. 4, 1999, pp. 257,277.

G. Genta, E. Brusa, The Aurora Project: a New Sail Layout, Acta Astronautica, Vol. 44, n. 2-4, pp. 141-146, 1999

G. Genta, E. Brusa, The Parachute Sail with Hydrostatic Beam: a New Concept for Solar Sailing, Acta Astronautica, Vol. 44, n. 2-4, pp. 141-146, 1999

G. Genta, E. Brusa, Project Aurora: Preliminary Structural Definition of the Spacecraft, I IAA Symposium on Realistic Near Term  Advanced  Scientific Space Missions, Torino, June 1996.

Missions to the Solar Gravitational Lens

G. Genta, G. Vulpetti, Some Considerations on Sun Gravitational Lens Missions, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society,  Vol. 55, n. 3/4, 2002, pp. 131-136.

G. Genta, G. Vulpetti, Some Considerations on Missions to the Solar Gravitational Lens, III IAA Symposium on Near Term Advanced Space Missions, Aosta, July 2000.

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