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Onboard Orbit Determination for Deep-Space CubeSats

Andreis, E., Franzese, V., Topputo, F.

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Low-thrust de-orbiting from Low Earth Orbit through natural perturbations

Huang, S., Colombo, C., Alessi, E., Wang, Y., Hou, Z.

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LUMIO: A CubeSat for observing and characterizing micro-meteoroid impacts on the Lunar far side

Cervone, A., Topputo, F. et al.

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    Journal articles

  • Andreis, E., Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2022). Onboard Orbit Determination for Deep-Space CubeSats.
    JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE CONTROL AND DYNAMICS, pp. 1-14.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G006294
  • Huang, S., Colombo, C., Alessi, E., Wang, Y., Hou, Z. (2022). Low-thrust de-orbiting from Low Earth Orbit through natural perturbations.
    ACTA ASTRONAUTICA, Vol. 195 pp. 145-162.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2022.02.017
  • Cervone, A., Topputo, F. et al. (2022). LUMIO: A CubeSat for observing and characterizing micro-meteoroid impacts on the Lunar far side.
    ACTA ASTRONAUTICA, Vol. 195 pp. 309-317.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2022.03.032
  • Giordano, C., Topputo, F. (2022). Aeroballistic Capture at Mars: Modeling, Optimization, and Assessment.
    JOURNAL OF SPACECRAFT AND ROCKETS, pp. 1-15.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A35176
  • Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2022). Deep-Space Optical Navigation Exploiting Multiple Beacons.
    THE JOURNAL OF THE ASTRONAUTICAL SCIENCES, pp. 1-17.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40295-022-00303-5
  • Wang, Y., Topputo, F. (2022). Indirect Optimization of Power-Limited Asteroid Rendezvous Trajectories.
    JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE CONTROL AND DYNAMICS, Vol. 45 pp. 962-971.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G006179
  • Morelli, A., Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2022). Robust Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization Using Convex Programming and a Homotopic Approach.
    IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AEROSPACE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS, pp. 1-14.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TAES.2021.3128869
  • Pugliatti, M., Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2022). Data-Driven Image Processing for Onboard Optical Navigation Around a Binary Asteroid.
    JOURNAL OF SPACECRAFT AND ROCKETS, pp. 1-17.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A35213
  • Wang, Y., Topputo, F. (2022). A TFC-based homotopy continuation algorithm with application to dynamics and control problems.
    JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS, Vol. 401 pp. 1-16.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cam.2021.113777
  • Manzi, M., Topputo, F. (2021). A flow-informed strategy for ballistic capture orbit generation.
    CELESTIAL MECHANICS & DYNAMICAL ASTRONOMY, Vol. 133 pp. 1-16.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-021-10048-2
  • Franzese, V., Topputo, F., Ankersen, F., Walker, R. (2021). Deep-Space Optical Navigation for M-ARGO Mission.
    THE JOURNAL OF THE ASTRONAUTICAL SCIENCES, Vol. 68 pp. 1034-1055.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40295-021-00286-9
  • Ceccherini, S., Mani, K., Topputo, F. (2021). Combined System-Trajectory Design for Geostationary Orbit Platforms on Hybrid Transfer.
    JOURNAL OF SPACECRAFT AND ROCKETS, pp. 1-19.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A35012
  • Ferrari, F., Franzese, V., Pugliatti, M., Giordano, C., Topputo, F. (2021). Trajectory Options for Hera's Milani CubeSat Around (65803) Didymos.
    THE JOURNAL OF THE ASTRONAUTICAL SCIENCES, Vol. 68 pp. 973-994.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40295-021-00282-z
  • Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2021). Rapid Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization in Deep Space Based On Convex Programming.
    Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 44 pp. 1379-1388.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G005839
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Envelop of reachable asteroids by M-ARGO CubeSat.
    Advances in Space Research, pp. 1-49.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2021.02.031
  • Maestrini, M., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. (2021). Analytical Impulsive-to-Continuous Thrust Conversion in Linearized Relative Dynamics.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, pp. 1-10.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G005520
  • Luo, Z.-. , Topputo, F. (2021). Mars orbit insertion via ballistic capture and aerobraking.
    Astrodynamics, pp. 1-15.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42064-020-0095-4
  • Ferrari, F., Franzese, V., Pugliatti, M., Giordano, C., Topputo, F. (2021). Preliminary mission profile of Hera’s Milani CubeSat.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 67 pp. 2010-2029.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2020.12.034
  • Furfaro, R., Barocco, R., Linares, R., Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Modeling irregular small bodies gravity field via extreme learning machines and Bayesian optimization.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 67 pp. 617-638.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2020.06.021
  • Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2020). Optimal Beacons Selection for Deep-Space Optical Navigation.
    The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 107 pp. 1775-1792.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40295-020-00242-z
  • Wang, Y., Topputo, F. (2020). Robust Bang-Off-Bang Low-Thrust Guidance Using Model Predictive Static Programming.
    Acta Astronautica, Vol. 176 pp. 357-370.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2020.06.037
  • Ferrari, F., Tanga, P. (2020). The role of fragment shapes in the simulations of asteroids as gravitational aggregates.
    Icarus, Vol. 350 pp. 1-16.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2020.113871
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Blazquez, E. (2020). A parallel-GPU code for asteroid aggregation problems with angular particles.
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 492 pp. 749-761.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz3458
  • Haiyang, L., Baoyin, H., Topputo, F. (2019). Neural Networks in Time-Optimal Low-Thrust Interplanetary Transfers.
    IEEE Access, Vol. 7 pp. 156413-156419.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2946657
  • Mani, K.V. , Cervone, A., Topputo, F. (2019). Combined Chemical–Electric Propulsion for a Stand-Alone Mars CubeSat.
    Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 56 pp. 1816-1830.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A34519
  • Capannolo, A., Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2019). Families of Bounded Orbits near Binary Asteroid 65803 Didymos.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 42 pp. 189-198.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G003437
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Rasotto, M., Renk, F., Topputo, F. (2019). LISA Pathfinder mission extension: A feasibility analysis.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 63 pp. 3863-3883.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2019.02.035
  • Oshima, K., Topputo, F., Yanao, T. (2019). Low-energy transfers to the Moon with long transfer time.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 131 pp. 1-19.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-019-9883-7
  • Franzese, V., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. (2019). Autonomous Optical Navigation for the Lunar Meteoroid Impacts Observer.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 42 pp. 1579-1586.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G003999
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2019). High-Fidelity Trajectory Optimization with Application to Saddle-Point Transfers.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 42 pp. 1343-1352.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G003838
  • Infantolino, G.M. , Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2018). On-board telemetry monitoring via support vector machine with application to Philae solar generator.
    Aerotecnica Missili e Spazio, Vol. 97 pp. 183-188.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03406052
  • Cipriano, A.M. , Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2018). Orbit Design for LUMIO: The Lunar Meteoroid Impacts Observer.
    Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Vol. 5 pp. 1-23.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fspas.2018.00029
  • Topputo, F., Dei Tos, D.A. , Rasotto, M., Nakamiya, M. (2018). The Sun–Earth saddle point: characterization and opportunities to test general relativity.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 130 pp. 1-20.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-018-9824-x
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Russell, R.P. , Topputo, F. (2018). Survey of Mars Ballistic Capture Trajectories Using Periodic Orbits as Generating Mechanisms.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 41 pp. 1227-1242.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G003158
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2018). Periodic motion around libration points in the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 93 pp. 453-462.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-018-4203-4
  • Gomroki, M.M. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Tekinalp, O. (2018). Solving Constrained Optimal Control Problems Using State-Dependent Factorization and Chebyshev Polynomials.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 41 pp. 618-631.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G002392
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2018). Ballistic landing design on binary asteroids: the AIM case study.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 62 pp. 2245-2260.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2017.11.033
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2018). Suitable configurations for triangular formation flying about collinear libration points under the circular and elliptic restricted three-body problems.
    Acta Astronautica, Vol. 147 pp. 374-382.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2016.08.011
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2017). On the advantages of exploiting the hierarchical structure of astrodynamical models.
    Acta Astronautica, Vol. 136 pp. 236-247.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2017.02.025
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2017). Trajectory Refinement of Three-Body Orbits in the Real Solar System Model.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 59 pp. 2117-2132.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2017.01.039
  • Kumar, K., Hekma, E., Agrawal, A., Topputo, F. (2017). Effect of perturbations on debris-to-debris orbital transfers: A quantitative analysis.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 59 pp. 1289-1303.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2016.12.015
  • Luo, Z.F. , Topputo, F. (2017). Capability of satellite-aided ballistic capture.
    Communications in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation, Vol. 48 pp. 211-223.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.12.021
  • Oshima, K., Topputo, F., Campagnola, S., Yanao, T. (2017). Analysis of medium-energy transfers to the Moon.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 127 pp. 285-300.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-016-9727-7
  • Ferrari, F., Tasora, A., Masarati, P., Lavagna, M. (2017). N-body gravitational and contact dynamics for asteroid aggregation.
    Multibody System Dynamics, Vol. 39 pp. 3-20.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11044-016-9547-2
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Howell, K.C. (2016). Dynamical model of binary asteroid systems through patched three-body problems.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 125 pp. 413-433.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-016-9688-x
  • Topputo, F. (2016). Fast Numerical Approximation of Invariant Manifolds in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    Communications in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation, Vol. 32 pp. 89-98.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2015.08.004
  • Luo, Z.F. , Topputo, F. (2015). Analysis of ballistic capture in Sun–planet models.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 56 pp. 1030-1041.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2015.05.042
  • Zhang, C., Topputo, F., BERNELLI ZAZZERA, F., Zhao, Y. (2015). Low-Thrust Minimum-Fuel Optimization in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE CONTROL AND DYNAMICS, Vol. 38 pp. 1501-1509.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G001080
  • Topputo, F., Belbruno, E. (2015). Earth-Mars Transfers with Ballistic Capture.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 121 pp. 329-346.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-015-9605-8
  • Morselli, A., Armellin, R., DI LIZIA, P., BERNELLI ZAZZERA, F. (2015). A High Order Method for Orbital Conjunctions Analysis: Monte Carlo Collision Probability Computation.
    ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH, Vol. 55 pp. 311-333.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2014.09.003
  • Topputo, F., Miani, M., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2015). Optimal Selection of the Coefficient Matrix in State-Dependent Control Methods.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 38 pp. 861-873.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G000136
  • Topputo, F., Caputo, G.M. , Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2014). Philae Attitude Determination Through Nonlinear Optimal Identication of Solar Arrays Telemetry.
    Aerotecnica Missili e Spazio, Vol. 93 pp. 68-74.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.19249/ams.v93i3-4.112
  • Luo, Z.F. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Tang, G.J. (2014). Constructing Ballistic Capture Orbits in the Real Solar System Model.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 120 pp. 433-450.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-014-9580-5
  • Luo, Z.F. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Tang, G.J. (2014). Erratum to: Constructing Ballistic Capture Orbits in the Real Solar System Model.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 120 pp. 451-452.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-014-9595-y
  • DI LIZIA, P., Armellin, R., Morselli, A., BERNELLI ZAZZERA, F. (2014). High Order Optimal Feedback Control of Space Trajectories with Bounded Control.
    ACTA ASTRONAUTICA, Vol. 94 pp. 383-394.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2013.02.011
  • Topputo, F., Zhang, C. (2014). Survey of Direct Transcription for Low-Thrust Space Trajectory Optimization with Applications.
    Abstract and Applied Analysis, Vol. 2014 pp. 1-15.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/851720
  • Pappalardo, F., Pennisi, M., Ricupito, A., Topputo, F., Bellone, M. (2014). Induction of T-cell Memory by a Dendritic Cell Vaccine: a Computational Model.
    Bioinformatics, Vol. 30 pp. 1884-1891.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btu059
  • Morselli, A., Armellin, R., DI LIZIA, P., BERNELLI ZAZZERA, F. (2014). A High Order Method for Orbital Conjunctions Analysis: Sensitivity to Initial Uncertainties.
    ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH, Vol. 53 pp. 490-508.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2013.11.038
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2013). Approximate Solutions to Nonlinear Optimal Control Problems in Astrodynamics.
    ISRN Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 2013 pp. 1-7.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/950912
  • Hyeraci, N., Topputo, F. (2013). The Role of True Anomaly in Ballistic Capture.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 116 pp. 175-193.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-013-9481-z
  • Topputo, F. (2013). On Optimal Two-Impulse Earth-Moon Transfers in a Four-Body Model.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 117 pp. 279-313.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-013-9513-8
  • Belbruno, E., Gidea, M., Topputo, F. (2013). Geometry of Weak Stability Boundaries.
    Qualitative Theory of Dynamical Systems, Vol. 12 pp. 53-66.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12346-012-0069-x
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2013). Simulation of Low-Intensity, Low-Temperature Solar Arrays with Software and Hardware Tools.
    AEROTECNICA MISSILI E SPAZIO, Vol. 92 pp. 94-100.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.19249/ams.v92i3-4.96
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). Efficient Invariant-Manifold, Low-Thrust Planar Trajectories to the Moon.
    Communications in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation, Vol. 17 pp. 817-831.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2011.06.033
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F.b. F. (2012). Transfers to Distant Periodic Orbits Around the Moon via Their Invariant Manifolds.
    Acta Astronautica, Vol. 79 pp. 20-32.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.04.022
  • Armellin, R., Morselli, A., Di Lizia, P., Lavagna, M. (2012). Rigorous Computation of Orbital Conjunctions.
    ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH, Vol. 50 pp. 527-538.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2012.05.011
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2011). Earth-Mars Transfers with Ballistic Escape and Low-Thrust Capture.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 110 pp. 169-188.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-011-9343-5
  • Minelli, A., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2011). Controlled Drug Delivery in Cancer Immunotherapy: Stability, Optimization, and Montecarlo Analysis.
    Siam Journal On Applied Mathematics, Vol. 71 pp. 2229-2245.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1137/100815190
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2011). Optimal Low-Thrust Invariant Manifold Trajectories via Attainable Sets.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 34 pp. 1644-1655.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.52493
  • Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. et al. (2010). Gravity Assist Space Pruning Based on Differential Algebra.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 106 pp. 1-24.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-009-9235-0
  • Belbruno, E., Gidea, M., Topputo, F. (2010). Weak Stability Boundary and Invariant Manifolds.
    Siam Journal On Applied Dynamical Systems, Vol. 9 pp. 1061-1089.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1137/090780638
  • Hyeraci, N., Topputo, F. (2010). Method to Design Ballistic Capture in the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 33 pp. 1814-1823.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.49263
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2009). Low-Energy, Low-Thrust Transfers to the Moon.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 105 pp. 61-74.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-009-9220-7
  • Owis, A.H. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2009). Radially Accelerated Optimal Feedback Orbits in Central Gravity Field with Linear Drag.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 103 pp. 1-16.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-008-9161-6
  • Topputo, F., Belbruno, E. (2009). Computation of Weak Stability Boundaries: Sun-Jupiter System.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 105 pp. 3-17.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-009-9222-5
  • Belbruno, E., Topputo, F., Gidea, M. (2008). Resonance Transitions Associated to Weak Capture in the Restricted Three-body Problem.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 42 pp. 1330-1351.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2008.01.018
  • Topputo, F., Owis, A.H. , Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2008). Solution of a Class of Optimal Feedback Control Problems.
    Automatic Control in Aerospace, Vol. 1 pp. 1-7
  • Topputo, F., Belbruno, E., Gidea, M. (2008). Resonant Motion, Ballistic Escape, and Their Applications in Astrodynamics.
    Advances in Space Research, Vol. 42 pp. 1318-1329.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2008.01.017
  • Topputo, F., Owis, A.H. , Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2008). Analytical Solution of Optimal Feedback Control for Radially Accelerated Orbits.
    Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics, Vol. 31 pp. 1352-1359.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/1.33720
  • Armellin, R., Topputo, F. (2007). A Sixth-Order Accurate Scheme for Solving Two-Point Boundary Value Problems in Astrodynamics.
    Celestial Mechanics & Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 96 pp. 289-309.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10569-006-9047-4
  • Topputo, F., Owis, A., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2007). Analytical Solution of the Feedback Optimal Control in Low-Thrust Transfers.
    AEROTECNICA MISSILI E SPAZIO, Vol. 86 pp. 185-194
  • Topputo, F., Vasile, M., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2005). Low Energy Interplanetary Transfers Exploiting Invariant Manifolds of the Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 53 pp. 353-372.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03546358
  • Topputo, F., Vasile, M., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2005). Earth-to-Moon Low Energy Transfers Targeting L-1 Hyperbolic Transit Orbits.
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1065 pp. 55-76.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1196/annals.1370.025
  • Conference papers

  • Buonagura, C., Pugliatti, M., Topputo, F. (2022). Procedural Minor Body Generator Tool for Data-Driven Optical Navigation Methods.
    6th CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control - EuroGNC, pp. 1-15
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2022). The Envelope of Reachable Asteroids of M-ARGO Interplanetary CubeSat.
    4S Symposium, pp. 1-8
  • Bottiglieri, C. et al. (2022). Mission Analysis and Navigation Assessment for Hera's Milani CubeSat.
    4S Symposium, pp. 1-12
  • Morselli, A. et al. (2022). The EXTREMA Orbital Simulation Hub: a Facility for GNC Testing of Autonomous Interplanetary CubeSat.
    4S Symposium, pp. 1-13
  • Franzese, V. et al. (2022). Current Status of LUMIO: a Lunar CubeSat Mission at Earth-Moon L2.
    4S Symposium, pp. 1-15
  • Rusconi, M., Ferrari, F., Topputo, F. (2022). Modeling and Simulation of Milani CubeSat Contact Motion on the Surface of the Secondary Asteroid of Didymos Binary System.
    17th Pegasus Student Conference, pp. 1-17
  • Pizzetti, A., Rizza, A., Topputo, F. (2022). Autonomous Wheel Off-Loading Strategies for Deep-Space CubeSats.
    17th Pegasus Student Conference, pp. 1-12
  • Speretta, S., Turan, E., Cervone, A., Menicucci, A., Topputo, F. et al. (2022). LUMIO: A CubeSat to Monitor Micro-Meteroid Impacts on the Lunar Farside.
    2022 IEEE Aerospace Conference, pp. 1-8
  • Panicucci, P., Pugliatti, M., Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2022). Improvements and Applications of the DART Vision-Based Navigation Test Bench TINYV3RSE.
    44th AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, pp. 1-19
  • Pugliatti, M. et al. (2022). Design of the On-Board Image Processing of the Milani Mission.
    44th AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, pp. 1-21
  • Andreis, E., Panicucci, P., Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2022). A Robust Image Processing Pipeline for Planets Line-Of-Sight Extraction for Deep-Space Autonomous Cubesats Navigation.
    44th AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, pp. 1-19
  • Piccolo, F., Pugliatti, M., Panicucci, P., Topputo, F. (2022). Toward Verification and Validation of the Milani Image Processing Pipeline in the Hardware-In-the-loop Testbench Tinyv3rse.
    44th AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, pp. 1-21
  • Morelli, A., Merisio, G., Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2022). A Convex Guidance Approach to Target Ballistic Capture Corridors at Mars.
    44th AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, pp. 1-24
  • Pugliatti, M., Franzese, V., Panicucci, P., Topputo, F. (2022). TINYV3RSE: The DART Vision-Based Navigation Test-bench.
    AIAA Scitech 2022 Forum, pp. 1-13.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2022-1193
  • Hofmann, C., Morelli, A., Topputo, F. (2022). On the Performance of Discretization and Trust-Region Methods for On-Board Convex Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization.
    AIAA Scitech 2022 Forum, pp. 1-20.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2022-1892
  • Pugliatti, M. et al. (2022). The Milani mission: overview and architecture of the optical-based GNC system.
    AIAA Scitech 2022 Forum, pp. 1-20.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2022-2381
  • Bottiglieri, C. et al. (2022). Trajectory Design and Orbit Determination of Hera's Milani CubeSat.
    2021 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 1-15
  • Bella, S., Andreis, E., Franzese, V., Panicucci, P., Topputo, F. (2022). Line-Of-Sight Extraction Algorithm for Deep-Space Autonomous Navigation.
    2021 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 1-18
  • Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2022). Pseudospectral Convex Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization in a High-Fidelity Model.
    2021 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 1-19
  • Morelli, A., Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2021). A Homotopic Approach for Robust Low-Thrust Trajectory Design Through Convex Optimization.
    72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), pp. 1-11
  • Andreis, E., Franzese, V., Topputo, F. (2021). An Overview of Autonomous Optical Navigation for Deep-Space CubeSats.
    72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), pp. 1-11
  • Speretta, S., Cervone, A., Menicucci, A., Turan, E., Bertels, E., Bosman, B., Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Designing the Radio Link for a Lunar CubeSat: the LUMIO Case.
    72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), pp. 1-11
  • Menicucci, A., Cervone, A., Speretta, S., Bertels, E., Topputo, F. (2021). The Radiation Environment and Effects Analysis of the LUMIO Mission.
    72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), pp. 1-7
  • Di Domenico, G. et al. (2021). Toward Self-Driving Interplanetary CubeSats: the ERC-Funded Project EXTREMA.
    72nd International Asteroid Challenge (IAC 2021)
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Current Status of LUMIO Mission: Characterizing Lunar Meteoroid Impacts with a CubeSat.
    72nd International Asteroid Challenge (IAC 2021)
  • Cervone, A., Speretta, S., Menicucci, A., Bertels, E., Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Selection of the Propulsion System for the LUMIO Mission: an Intricate Trade-Off Between Cost, Reliability and Performance.
    72nd International Asteroid Challenge (IAC 2021)
  • Cervone, A., Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Design Challenges and Opportunities Offered by the LUMIO Spacecraft: a CubeSat for Observing and Characterizing Micro-Meteoroid Impacts on the Lunar Far Side.
    72nd International Asteroid Challenge (IAC 2021)
  • Merisio, G. et al. (2021). LUMIO: a CubeSat to monitor the lunar farside.
    Europlanet Science Congress 2021 (EPSC2021).
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/epsc2021-282
  • Kohout, T., Cardi, M., Näsilä, A., Palomba, E., Topputo, F. et al. (2021). Milani CubeSat for ESA Hera Mission.
    Europlanet Science Congress 2021 (EPSC2021).
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/epsc2021-732
  • Merisio, G., Topputo, F. (2021). Characterization of ballistic capture corridors aiming at autonomous ballistic capture at Mars.
    2021 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
  • Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2021). Closed-Loop Guidance for Low-Thrust Interplanetary Trajectories Using Convex Programming.
    11th International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems, ESA GNC 2021, pp. 1-15
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2021). The Hera Milani Cubesat Mission.
    7th IAA Planetary Defense Conference (PDC 2021), pp. 1-2
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2021). LUMIO Cubesat: a Mission to Refine Meteoroid Population Knowledge.
    7th IAA Planetary Defense Conference (PDC 2021), pp. 1-3
  • Wang, Y., Topputo, F. (2021). Indirect Optimization for Low-Thrust Transfers with Earth-Shadow Eclipses.
    31st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 1-17
  • Hofmann, C., Topputo, F. (2021). Toward On-Board Guidance of Low-Thrust Spacecraft in Deep Space Using Sequential Convex Programming.
    31st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 1-19
  • Pugliatti, M., Topputo, F. (2021). Navigation About Irregular Bodies Through Segmentation Maps.
    31st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 1-19
  • Pugliatti, M., Maestrini, M., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. (2021). On-board Small-Body Semantic Segmentation Based on Morphological Features with U-Net.
    31st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 1-20
  • Cervone, A., Topputo, F. et al. (2020). Phase a Design of the LUMIO Spacecraft: a Cubesat for Observing and Characterizing Micro-Meteoroid Impacts on the Lunar far Side.
    71st International Astronautical Congress: The Cyberspace Edition, pp. 1-9
  • Franzese, V. et al. (2020). Target Selection for M-ARGO Interplanetary CubeSat.
    71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2020), pp. 1-15
  • Merisio, G. et al. (2020). Predicting the Outcome of the LUMIO Lunar Cubesat.
    71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2020), pp. 1-14
  • Pugliatti, M., Topputo, F. (2020). Small-Body Shape Recognition with Convolutional Neural Network and Comparison with Explicit Features Based Method.
    2020 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 1-20
  • Furfaro, R., Bloise, I., Orlandelli, M., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. et al. (2020). A recurrent deep architecture for quasi-optimal feedback guidance in planetary landing.
    First IAA/AAS SciTech Forum on Space Flight Mechanics and Space Structures and Materials, Vol. 170 pp. 151-174
  • Ferrari, F., Tanga, P. (2019). N-body simulations of rubble-pile aggregates with angular particles.
    EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019
  • Wang, Y., Topputo, F. (2019). Model Predictive Static Programming for Bang-off-Bang Low-Thrust Neighboring Control Law Design.
    70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2019), pp. 1-13
  • Romero Calvo, A., Biggs, J., Topputo, F. (2019). Attitude Control for the LUMIO CubeSat in Deep Space.
    70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2019), pp. 1-13
  • Mani, K.V. , Sanz Casado, A., Franzese, V., Cervone, A., Topputo, F. (2019). Systems Design of MARIO: Stand-alone 16U CubeSat from Earth to Mars.
    70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2019), pp. 1-17
  • Biggs, J.D. , Fournier, H., Ceccherini, S., Topputo, F. (2019). Optimal De-Tumbling of Spacecraft with Four Thrusters.
    5th CEAS Specialist Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control - EuroGNC, pp. 1-13
  • Merisio, G. et al. (2019). LUMIO CubeSat: Toward a Lunar Situational Awareness.
    EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019
  • Mani, K., Boccelli, S., Topputo, F., Cervone, A. (2019). Electric propulsion characterization for a stand-alone Mars CubeSat.
    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, pp. 1-15
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2019). LUMIO CubeSat: toward a Lunar Situational Awareness.
    25th Conference of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA 2019), pp. 1693-1701
  • Ferrari, F. (2019). A New Environment to Simulate the Dynamics in the Close Proximity of Rubble-Pile Asteroids.
    29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 168 pp. 2065-2075
  • Giordano, C., Topputo, F., Trenkel, C. (2019). Dedicated Mission to the Sun-Earth Saddle Point: a Feasibility Assessment.
    29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 168 pp. 1135-1155
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2019). Trajectory Design for LUMIO Cubesat in the Cislunar Space.
    29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 168 pp. 2027-2044
  • Li, H., Topputo, F., Baoyin, H. (2019). Deep neural networks of Optimal Low-Thrust Orbit Raising.
    29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 168 pp. 1707-1720
  • Giordano, C., Topputo, F. (2019). Modeling and Optimization of Aero-Ballistic Capture.
    29th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 168 pp. 501-515
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2018). GRAINS: a New Numerical Method for the Study of Gravitational Aggregates.
    42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2018). A Code for the Study of Gravitational Aggregates with Non-Spherical Particles.
    European Planetary Science Congress 2018
  • Furfaro, R., Bloise, I., Orlandelli, M., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. et al. (2018). A Recurrent Deep Architecture for Quasi-Optimal Feedback Guidance in Planetary Landing.
    IAA SciTech Forum on Space Flight Mechanics and Space Structures and Materials, pp. 1-24
  • Aguiar, G., Topputo, F. (2018). A Technique for Designing Earth-Mars Low-Thrust Transfers Culminating in Ballistic Capture.
    7th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), pp. 1-8
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2018). Trajectory Design in High-Fidelity Models.
    7th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), pp. 1-9
  • Sundaramoorthy, P., Topputo, F. et al. (2018). System Design of LUMIO: a CubeSat at Earth-Moon l2 for Observing Lunar Meteoroid Impacts.
    69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2018), pp. 1-8
  • Franzese, V., Ceccherini, S., Mani, K.V. , Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. (2018). Feasibility Assessment of Autonomous Optical Navigation in LUMIO Mission.
    69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2018), pp. 1-6
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2018). LUMIO: Charazterizing Lunar Meteoroid Impacts with a CubeSat.
    69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2018), pp. 1-11
  • Dei Tos, D., Topputo, F., Massari, M., Biggs, J., Cipriano, A. (2018). On the Sophisticated Orbit Design of the Lunar Meteoroid Impacts Observer CubeSat.
    69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2018), pp. 1-13
  • Mani, K., Topputo, F., Cervone, A. (2018). Chemical Propulsion System Design for a 16U Interplanetary CubeSat.
    69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2018), pp. 1-15
  • Furfaro, R., Bloise, I., Orlandelli, M., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. et al. (2018). Deep Learning for Autonomous Lunar Landing.
    2018 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vol. 167 pp. 3285-3306
  • Speretta, S., Topputo, F. et al. (2018). LUMIO: achieving autonomous operations for Lunar exploration with a CubeSat.
    SpaceOps 2018 Conference and Exhibition, pp. 1-11.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-2599
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2018). LUMIO: a Cubesat at Earth-Moon L2.
    4S Symposium, pp. 1-15
  • Mani, K., Topputo, F., Cervone, A. (2018). Dual Chemical-Electric Propulsion Systems Design for Interplanetary CubeSats.
    Space Propulsion Conference 2018, pp. 1-12
  • Ceccherini, S., Topputo, F. (2018). System-Trajectory Optimization of Hybrid Transfers to the Geostationary Orbit.
    Space Flight Mechanics Meeting - AIAA SciTech 2018, pp. 1-18.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-0723
  • Topputo, F., Dei Tos, D.A. , Rasotto, M., Renk, F. (2018). Design and Feasibility Assessment of Ultra Low Thrust Trajectories to the Sun-Earth Saddle Point.
    Space Flight Mechanics Meeting - AIAA SciTech 2018, pp. 1-15.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-1691
  • Franzese, V., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. (2018). Autonomous Optical Navigation for LUMIO Mission.
    Space Flight Mechanics Meeting - AIAA SciTech 2018, pp. 1-11.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-1977
  • Drozd, K.M. , Furfaro, R., Topputo, F. (2018). Application of ZEM/ZEV guidance for closed-loop transfer in the Earth-Moon System.
    Space Flight Mechanics Meeting - AIAA SciTech 2018, pp. 1-20.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-0958
  • Drozd, K., Burnett, E., Sahr, E., McNeely, D., Franzese, V. et al. (2017). Block-like explorer of a near-earth body by achieving orbital proximity (BEEBOP).
    2017 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vol. 162 pp. 3689-3728
  • Wang, Y., Masarati, P. (2017). Optimal Control of Pretwisted Adaptive Rotating Blades Modeled as Anisotropic Thin-Walled Beams with Piezo-Composite.
    43rd European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF 2017), pp. 1513-1523
  • Furfaro, R., Ruggiero, R., Topputo, F., Lovera, M., Linares, R. (2017). Waypoint-Optimized Closed-Loop Guidance for Spacecraft Rendezvous in Relative Motion.
    2017 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vol. 162 pp. 2651-2666
  • Furfaro, R., Lanave, G., Topputo, F., Lovera, M., Linares, R. (2017). Waypoint-Based ZEM/ZEV Feedback Guidance: Applications To Low-Thrust Interplanetary Transfer and Orbit Raising.
    2017 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Vol. 162 pp. 333-348
  • Capannolo, A., Lavagna, M., Ferrari, F., Lunghi, P. (2017). Optimal Configurations for Nanosatellite Formation Flying in Binary Asteroid Environment.
    26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, pp. 1-9
  • Franzese, V., Mani, K.V. , Topputo, F. (2017). Autonomous Optical Navigation for Interplanetary CubeSats.
    24th Conference of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA 2017), pp. 1-8
  • Infantolino, G.M. , Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F., Bernelli-Zazzera, F. (2017). On-Board Telemetry Monitoring via Support Vector Machine with Application to Philae Solar Generator.
    24th Conference of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA 2017), pp. 1-8
  • Gonzalo, J.L. , Bombardelli, C., Topputo, F. (2017). Unified Formulation for Element-Based Indirect Trajectory Optimization.
    26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, pp. 1-6
  • Gonzalo, J.L. , Topputo, F., Armellin, R. (2017). Indirect Optimization of End-of-Life Disposal for Galileo Constellation Using Low Thrust Propulsion.
    26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, pp. 1-6
  • Topputo, F., Dei Tos, D.A. , Rasotto, M., Renk, F. (2017). Design and Validation of Ultra Low Thrust Transfers to the Sun-Earth Saddle Point with Application to LISA PathFinder Mission Extension.
    26th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, pp. 1-7
  • DI LIZIA, P., Massari, M., Losacco, M., Bianchi, G., Mattana, A., Pupillo, G., Bortolotti, C., Roma, M., Morselli, A. et al. (2017). Performance Assessment of the Multibeam Radar Sensor Birales for Space Surveillance and Tracking.
    7th European Conference on Space Debris, ESA/ESOC, pp. 1-13
  • Blazquez, E., Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2017). Numerical Simulation of N-Body Asteroid Aggregation with GPU-Parallel Hierarchical Treecode Algorithm.
    27th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 160 pp. 451-469
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Russell, R.P. , Topputo, F. (2017). Survey of Mars Ballistic Capture Trajectories using Periodic Orbits.
    27th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 160 pp. 1625-1644
  • Oshima, K., Topputo, F., Yanao, T. (2017). Global Search for Low-Energy Transfers to the Moon with Long Transfer Time.
    27th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Vol. 160 pp. 577-594
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Masarati, P., Tasora, A. (2016). Small Celestial Bodies Model Refinement by Means of N-Body Gravitational Dynamics.
    XIII Congresso Nazionale di Scienze Planetarie
  • Burmann, B., Gerth, I., Scheper, M., Lavagna, M., Ferrari, F. et al. (2016). Close-Proximity Operations Concept of the Asteroid Impact Mission.
    67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2016), pp. 4536-4543
  • Oshima, K., Topputo, F., Yanao, T. (2016). Pareto-Optimal, Low-Energy Transfers to the Moon Using Impulsive Delta-V.
    26th Workshop on JAXA Astrodynamics and Flight Mechanics, pp. 1-6
  • Capannolo, A., Lavagna, M., Ferrari, F., Lunghi, P. (2016). Nanosatellite Formation Flying to Enhance Science in Binary Asteroid Environment.
    67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2016), pp. 1-13
  • Zuanetti, A., Topputo, F., Massari, M. (2016). Integrated Monitoring of Refugees in the Mediterranean Sea with Small Satellite Constellations.
    67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2016), pp. 1-9
  • Furfaro, R., Topputo, F., Mueting, J., Casotto, S., Simo, J. (2016). Analysis and Performance Evaluation of ZEM/ZEV Guidance and Its Sliding Robustification for Autonomous Rendezvous in Relative Motion.
    67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2016), pp. 1-9
  • Ceccherini, S., Ferella, L., Topputo, F. (2016). Assessment of Hybrid Propulsion for Geostationary Transfer Orbits: a Mission Design Approach.
    67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2016), pp. 1-15
  • Gianinetto, M., Aiello, M., Marchesi, A., Topputo, F. et al. (2016). OBIA ship detection with multispectral and SAR images: A simulation for Copernicus security applications.
    2016 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016), pp. 1229-1232.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2016.7729311
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Carnelli, I. (2016). Coupling High Fidelity Body Modeling with Non-Keplerian Dynamics to Design Aim-Mascot-2 Landing Trajectories on Didymos Binary Asteroid.
    6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), pp. 1-8
  • Ferrari, F. et al. (2016). ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission: Mission Analysis and Payload Operations State of the Art.
    6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), pp. 1-11
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2016). Consolidated Phase a Design of Asteroid Impact Mission: MASCOT-2 Landing on Binary Asteroid Didymos.
    26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 3759-3770
  • Gomroki, M.M. , Topputo, F., Tekinalp, O., Bernelli-Zazzera, F. (2016). Two ASRE approaches with application to spacecraft coulomb formations.
    Astrodynamics Network AstroNet-II, pp. 109-120.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23986-6_8
  • Rasotto, M., Morselli, A. et al. (2016). Differential Algebra Space Toolbox for Nonlinear Uncertainty Propagation in Space Dynamics.
    6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), pp. 1-11
  • Oshima, K., Topputo, F., Campagnola, S., Yanao, T. (2016). Medium-Energy, Retrograde, Ballistic Transfer to the Moon.
    26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 745-763
  • Kumar, K., Topputo, F., Agrawal, A., Hekmax, E. (2016). Initial Results for Preliminary Trajectory Design of Multi-Target Active Debris Removal Missions using the Atom Solver.
    26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 1677-1694
  • Mueting, J., Furfaro, R., Topputo, F., Simo, J. (2016). Optimal Sliding Guidance for Earth-Moon Halo Orbit Station-Keeping and Transfer.
    26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 971-988
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2016). GTOC8: Results and Methods of POLIMI-UPM.
    26th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 4301-4308
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Scheper, M., Burmann, B., Carnelli, I. (2016). The European Asteroid Impact Mission: Phase a Design and Mission Analysis.
    2015 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 3927-3935
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2016). Asteroid Impact Mission: a Possible Approach to Design Effective Close Proximity Operations to Release Mascot-2 Lander.
    2015 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 2887-2895
  • Colagrossi, A., Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Howell, K.C. (2016). Dynamical Evolution About Asteroids with High Fidelity Gravity Field and Perturbations Modeling.
    2015 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, pp. 885-903
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2015). Space Shepherd: using space assets to monitor, track, and search-and-rescue illegal immigrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
    66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) - Space The Gateway for Mankind's Future, pp. 11422-11431
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2015). Space Shepherd: Search and Rescue of Illegal Immigrants in the Mediterranean Sea Through Satellite Imagery.
    Remote Sensing - Understanding the earth for a safer world: IGARSS 2015, pp. 4852-4855.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2015.7326917
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Optimization of Triangular Formation Flying Configurations Under the Circular and Elliptic Three-Body Problem Dynamics Modelling.
    25th International Symposium of Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), pp. 1-17
  • Ferrari, F. et al. (2015). The Asteroid Impact Mission: Consolidated Mission Analysis and Scientific Payload Operations at Binary Asteroid Didymos.
    25th International Symposium of Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), pp. 1-12
  • Lombardi, R., Massari, M., Topputo, F. (2015). Scheduling Satellite Observations to Monitor Illegal Immigration in the Mediterranean Sea.
    23rd Conference of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA 2015), pp. 1-16
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Global Optimization of Relative Configurations Between Spacecraft Near Lagrangian Point Orbits.
    23rd Conference of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA 2015)
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). MASCOT-2 Landing Opportunities Using Three-Body Solutions for Asteroid Impact Mission.
    23rd Conference of the Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIDAA 2015), pp. 1-13
  • Colagrossi, A., Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Coupled Dynamics Analysis Around Asteroids by Means of Accurate Shape and Perturbations Modeling.
    66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) - Space The Gateway for Mankind's Future, pp. 5360-5370
  • Kumar, K., Jankovic, M., Ortiz-Gomez, N., Romero-Martin, J., Topputo, F. et al. (2015). Agora: Mission to Demonstrate Technologies to Actively Remove Ariane Rocket Bodies.
    66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015), pp. 2280-2295
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2015). On the Advantages of Using a Strict Hierarchy to Model Astrodynamical Problems.
    66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015), pp. 5479-5490
  • Jankovic, M., Kumar, K., Ortiz-Gomez, N., Romero-Martin, J., Kirchner, F., Topputo, F. et al. (2015). Robotic Systems for Active Debris Removal: Equipments, State-of-the-Art, and Concept Architecture of the Rendez Vous and Capture (RVC) Control System.
    5th CEAS Air & Space Conference, pp. 1-14
  • Ferrari, F., Tasora, A., Masarati, P., Lavagna, M. (2015). Numerical Simulation of N-Body Asteroid Aggregation.
    Multibody Dynamics 2015, pp. 936-947
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Design Drivers for Formation Flying Near Collinear Libration Points in the Circular and Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problems.
    8th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying (IWSCFF 2015), pp. 1-17
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Free Tumbling Objects Attitude Control via Contactless Chaser Authority Exploiting a Formation Flying Architecture.
    8th International Workshop on Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying (IWSCFF 2015), pp. 1-15
  • Morselli, A. et al. (2015). A new high sensitivity radar sensor for space debris detection and accurate orbit determination.
    2nd IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace, pp. 562-567.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MetroAeroSpace.2015.7180719
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Asteroid Impact Monitoring Mission: Mission Analysis and Innovative Strategies for Close Proximity Maneuvering.
    4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference (PDC 2015), pp. 1-9
  • Colagrossi, A., Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2015). Asteroids Coupled Dynamics Analysis by Means of Accurate Mass Distribution and Perturbations Modeling.
    4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference (PDC 2015), pp. 1-13
  • Belbruno, E., Topputo, F. (2015). Ballistic Capture Transfers from the Earth to Mars.
    25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 293-310
  • Topputo, F., Zhang, R. (2015). Approximation of Invariant Manifolds by Cubic Convolution Interpolation.
    25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 283-291
  • Zhang, C., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Zhao, Y.S. (2015). Low-Thrust Minimum Fuel Optimization in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Model.
    Second IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems 2014, pp. 1597-1615
  • Zhang, C., Topputo, F. (2015). Earth-To-Halo Low-Thrust Minimum Fuel Optimization with Optimized Launch Conditions.
    25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 1271-1286
  • Luo, Z.F. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Tang, G.J. (2015). The Role of Dynamical Models in Ballistic Capture: the Perturbed Sun-Planet Case.
    Second IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems 2014, pp. 493-512
  • Zhang, H., Topputo, F., Zhang, R., Zhang, C., Han, C. (2015). A Modified Upe Method to Design Two-Impulse Earth-Moon Transfers in a Four-Body Model.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2015, pp. 2377-2392
  • Topputo, F. (2015). Advances in Ballistic Capture Orbits Computation with Applications.
    25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 3087-3098
  • Dei Tos, D.A. , Topputo, F. (2015). Automated Trajectory Refinement of Three-Body Orbits in the Real Solar System Model.
    25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 263-282
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M., Howell, K.C. (2014). Trajectory Design About Binary Asteroids Through Coupled Three Body Problems.
    24th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 2093-2110
  • Topputo, F. (2014). Trade-Off Between Cost and Time in Lunar Transfers: a Quantitative Analysis.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2014, pp. 3705-3719
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2014). Triangular Formation Flying Under the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem Formulation.
    65th International Astronautical Congress 2014 (IAC 2014), pp. 5233-5241
  • Ferrari, F. (2014). Formation Flying Dynamics in Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem and Applications to Binary Asteroid Systems.
    10th Pegasus-AIAA Aerospace Student Conference, pp. 1-11
  • Morselli, A., Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2014). Collision Avoidance Maneuver Design Based on Multi-Objective Optimization.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2014, pp. 1819-1838
  • Escorial, D., Peters, T.V. , Ferrari, F. et al. (2014). Assessment of GNC Impacts of Chemical Plume Impingement in the Case of Prisma Irides Experiment.
    24th International Symposium of Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD), pp. 1-12
  • Ferrari, F., Lavagna, M. (2014). Formation Flying and Relative Dynamics Under the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem Formulation.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2014, pp. 185-204
  • Ferrari, F., Benvenuto, R., Lavagna, M. (2014). Gas Plume Impingement Technique for Space Debris De-Tumbling.
    9th International ESA Conference on Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems (GNC 2014), pp. 1-14
  • Peters, T.V. , Escorial Olmos, D., Pellacani, A., Avilés Rodrigálvarez, M., Lavagna, M., Ferrari, F. et al. (2014). The COBRA IRIDES Experiment.
    65th International Astronautical Congress 2014 (IAC 2014), pp. 1601-1611
  • Dinius, J., Furfaro, R., Topputo, F., Selnick, S. (2014). Near Optimal Feedback Guidance Design and the Planar Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2014, pp. 575-584
  • Morselli, A. et al. (2014). Orbit Determination of Space Debris Using a Bi-static Radar Configuration with a Multiple-Beam Receiver.
    65th International Astronautical Congress 2014 (IAC 2014), pp. 1774-1784
  • Pinzan, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2013). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Landing Site Selection for Small-Body Missions.
    64th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2013), pp. 1511-1533
  • Zhang, C., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Zhao, Y. (2013). An Exploration of Numerical Methods for Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization in n-Body Models.
    64th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2013), pp. 4971-4977
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Massari, M. (2013). Hybrid Propulsion Transfers for Mars Science Missions.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2013, pp. 2859-2874
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2013). Simulation of Low-Intensity, Low-Temperature Solar Arrays with Software and Hardware Tools.
    AIDAA Napoli XXII, pp. 1-10
  • Caputo, G.M. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2013). On-Comet Attitude Reconstruction of Rosetta Lander Philae Through Solar Arrays Telemetry.
    AIDAA Napoli XXII, pp. 1-12
  • Morselli, A., Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2013). Computation of Collision Probabilities Based on Special Perturbations and High Order Methods.
    6th European Conference on Space Debris (ESA SP-723), pp. 1-7
  • Luo, Z.F. , Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Tang, G.J. (2013). Analysis of Ballistic Capture Orbits in the Real N-Body Problem.
    AIDAA Napoli XXII, pp. 1-27
  • Massari, M., Topputo, F., Mingotti, G. (2013). Alternative Hybrid Propulsion Transfers for Marco Polo NEOs Sample Return Mission.
    23rd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 3353-3367
  • Topputo, F., Zhang, R., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Luo, J. (2013). Numerical Approximation of Invariant Manifolds in the Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    64th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2013), pp. 5635-5640
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). Attainable Sets in Space Mission Design: a Method to Define Low-Thrust, Invariant Manifold Trajectories.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2012, pp. 541-556
  • Lavagna, M., Armellin, R., Morselli, A., Serpelloni, E. (2012). ASTREA: a Mars Lagrangian Point Base to Serve Asteroids Belt Cycling Missions.
    Proceedings of Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2012), pp. 1-14
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). A Method to Solve Nonlinear Optimal Control Problems in Astrodynamics.
    Dynamics and Control of Space Systems 2012, pp. 1531-1543
  • Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Morselli, A., Lavagna, M. (2012). An Orbital Conjunction Algorithm Based on Taylor Models.
    Spaceflight Mechanics 2012, pp. 2127-2144
  • Post, K.E. , Belbruno, E., Topputo, F. (2012). Efficient Cis-Lunar Trajectories.
    Proceedings of Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2012), pp. 1-19
  • Topputo, F., Mingotti, G., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). Enhancing Planetary Exploration by Using Hybrid Propulsion Transfers.
    63rd International Astronautical Congress 2012 (IAC 2012), pp. 5483-5491
  • Morselli, A., Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). Computing Collision Probability Using Differential Algebra and Advanced Monte Carlo Methods.
    63rd International Astronautical Congress 2012 (IAC 2012), pp. 2311-2324
  • Di Lizia, P., Armellin, R., Morselli, A., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). High Order Optimal Feedback Control of Low-Thrust Orbital Transfers with Saturating Actuators.
    Dynamics and Control of Space Systems 2012, pp. 1583-1600
  • Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Morselli, A. et al. (2012). High Order Algorithms for the Management of Uncertainties with Applications in Space Situational Awareness.
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), pp. 1-10
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2012). Hybrid Propulsion Transfers to the Moon.
    Dynamics and Control of Space Systems 2012, pp. 205-214
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F. (2011). Ways to the Moon: a Survey.
    21st AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 2531-2547
  • Topputo, F., Ercoli Finzi, A. (2011). Optimal Bi-Impulsive Earth-Moon Transfers.
    62nd International Astronautical Congress 2011 (IAC 2011), pp. 4621-4629
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Ercoli Finzi, A., Lazzari, F. (2011). Solar Array Simulators for Low Power Space Missions.
    CEAS 2011 Conference Proceedings, pp. 243-250
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Ercoli Finzi, A. (2011). Power Production for Small Body Landers: Post-Launch Activities on Philae's Power Subsystem.
    62nd International Astronautical Congress 2011 (IAC 2011), pp. 1333-1340
  • Hyeraci, N., Topputo, F. (2011). Ballistic Capture in the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem with Applications.
    New Trends in Astrodynamics and Applications VI, pp. 1-13
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2011). Optimal Low-Thrust Station Keeping of Geostationary Satellites.
    CEAS 2011 Conference Proceedings, pp. 1917-1925
  • Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Ercoli Finzi, A. (2010). On-Comet Power Production: the Case of Rosetta Lander Philae.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2010). Invariant-Manifold, Low-Thrust Transfers to Low Mars Orbits.
    61st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), pp. 10784-10796
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2010). Exploiting Distant Periodic Orbits and Their Invariant Manifolds to Design Novel Space Trajectories to the Moon.
    20th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 265-284
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2010). Efficient Invariant-Manifold, Low-Thrust Planar Trajectories to the Moon.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2009). Dynamical Systems, Optimal Control and Space Trajectory Design.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2009). Numerical Methods to Design Low-Energy, Low-Thrust Sun-Perturbed Transfers to the Moon.
    49th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences 2009, pp. 249-262
  • Brambillasca, S., Topputo, F., Ercoli Finzi, A., Campesato, R. (2009). LILT Measurements on Silicon Solar Cells of Rosetta Lander Philae.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2009). Low-Thrust, Invariant-Manifolds Trajectories to Halo Orbits.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2008). Numerical Methods for Low-Energy Low-Thrust Sun-Perturbed Earth-to-Moon Trajectory Design.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2008). A Hybrid Propulsion Approach to Design Earth-to-Moon Transfers with Ballistic Capture.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2007). Combined Optimal Low-Thrust and Stable-Manifold Trajectories to the Earth-Moon Halo Orbits.
    New Trends in Astrodynamics and Applications III, pp. 100-112.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2710047
  • Massari, M., Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Topputo, F. (2007). Reaching NEOs: Solution for the Second Global Trajectory Optimization Competition.
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2007). A Method to Design Sun-Perturbed Earth-To-moon Low-Thrust Transfers with Ballistic Capture.
  • Owis, A., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2007). Feedback Optimal Control in Low-Thrust Interplanetary Trajectory Design with Drag.
    .
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.21608/asat.2007.23955
  • Owis, A., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2007). Feedback Optimal Control in Low-Thrust Interplanetary Trajectory Design.
    .
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.21608/asat.2007.23955
  • Topputo, F., Owis, A., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2007). Analytical Solution of the Feedback Optimal Control in Low-Thrust Transfers.
  • Armellin, R., Topputo, F. (2005). An Optimal h6 Acheme for Solving TPBVP in Astrodynamics.
  • Cremaschi, F., Topputo, F., Sangiovanni, G., Vasile, M. (2005). Low Thrust Interplanetary Transfers Through Invariant Manifolds and an Evolutionary Neurocontrol.
  • Topputo, F., Vasile, M., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2004). A Hybrid Optimization of the Low Energy Interplanetary Transfers Associated to the Invariant Manifolds of the Restricted Three-Body Problem.
  • Topputo, F., Vasile, M., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2004). Interplanetary and Lunar Transfers Using Libration Points.
    18th International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics, pp. 1-6
  • Topputo, F., Vasile, M., Ercoli Finzi, A. (2004). An Approach to the Design of Low Energy Interplanetary Transfers Exploiting Invariant Manifolds of the Restricted Three-Body Problem.
    14th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, pp. 2229-2248
  • Topputo, F., Vasile, M., Ercoli Finzi, A. (2004). Combining Two and Three-Body Dynamics for Low Energy Transfer Trajectories of Practical Interest.
    55th International Astronautical Congress 2004, pp. 584-596
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  • Topputo, F., Sinclair, A., Wilkins, M., Zanetti, R. (2019). Spaceflight Mechanics 2019.
  • Topputo, F., Ceccherini, S. (2019). A Catalogue of Parametric Time-Optimal Transfers for All-Electric GEO Satellites.
    Modeling and Optimization in Space Engineering, pp. 459-478.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10501-3_17
  • Speretta, S., Cervone, A., Sundaramoorthy, P., Noomen, R., Mestry, S., Cipriano, A., Topputo, F. et al. (2019). LUMIO: an Autonomous CubeSat for Lunar Exploration.
    Space Operations: Inspiring Humankind's Future, pp. 103-134.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11536-4_6
  • Morselli, A., Armellin, R., Di Lizia, P., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2016). Rigorous Global Optimization for Collision Risk Assessment on Perturbed Orbits.
    Modeling and Optimization with Case Studies, pp. 237-267.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41508-6_9
  • Topputo, F., Massari, M. (2016). Modeling and Optimization of Hybrid Transfers to Near-Earth Objects.
    Modeling and Optimization with Case Studies, pp. 425-442.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41508-6_16
  • Topputo, F., Di Lizia, P., Tardioli, C. (2016). An Introduction to Optimal Control Problem and Space Trajectory Optimisation with some Applications.
    Asteroid and Space Debris Manipulation: Advances from the Stardust Research Network, pp. 203-245.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.2514/5.9781624103247.0203.0246
  • Topputo, F. et al. (2016). Space Shepherd: Using space systems to save human lives.
  • Di Lizia, P., Armellin, R., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F., Berz, M. (2013). Global Optimization of Interplanetary Transfers with Deep Space Maneuvers Using Differential Algebra.
    Modeling and Optimization in Space Engineering, pp. 187-213.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-4469-5_8
  • Topputo, F., Belbruno, E. (2013). Optimization of Low-Energy Transfers.
    Modeling and Optimization in Space Engineering, pp. 389-404.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-4469-5_16
  • Mingotti, G., Topputo, F., Bernelli Zazzera, F. (2011). A Method to Design Efficient Low-Energy, Low-Thrust Transfers to the Moon.
    Nonlinear and Complex Dynamics, pp. 15-37.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0231-2_2
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