Episode 558

A Tour Of The Lagrange Points. Part 3 - Trojans and Space Colonies at L4/L5

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September 9th, 2019

11 mins 49 secs

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We’ve reached the third part of our series on Lagrange Points, those stable spots in the Solar System, where you can sort of hover with the minimum amount of fuel.

This episode we’re going to look at the L4 and L5 points which share the orbit with a more massive object.

Part 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WN7lS9bpB4
Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgIZgrOZElo

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References:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WN7lS9bpB4
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=3080
https://earthsky.org/earth/earths-dust-cloud-satellites-kordylewski
https://phys.org/news/2016-09-astronomers-neptune-trojans.html
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-017-0179
https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2015/pdf/2845.pdf
https://arxiv.org/abs/1212.2816
https://space.nss.org/settlement/nasa/75SummerStudy/Table_of_Contents1.html
https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/90432/stabilizing-a-mckendree-cylinder-habitat

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