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On experimentally locating saddle-points on a potential energy surface using observed dynamics, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 130, 152-163. DOI 10.1016/j.ymssp.2019.05.002
(Y. Xu, L.N. Virgin, S.D. Ross [2019])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (extended abstract)

Intercomparison of small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) measurements for atmospheric science during the LAPSE-RATE campaign, Sensors 19, 2179. DOI 10.3390/s19092179
(L. Barbieri, S.T. Kral, S.C.C. Bailey, A.E. Frazier, J.D. Jacob, J. Reuder, D. Brus, P.B. Chilson, C. Crick, C. Detweiler, A. Doddi, J. Elston, H. Foroutan, J. Gonzalez-Rocha, B.R. Greene, M.I. Guzman, A.L. Houston, A. Islam, O. Kemppinen, D. Lawrence, E.A. Pillar-Little, J. Reuder, S.D. Ross, M. Sama, D.G. Schmale III, T.J. Schuyler, S.W. Smith, S. Waugh, C. Dixon, S. Borenstein, G. de Boer [2019])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article)

Global phase space structures in a model of passive descent, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 77, 54-80. DOI 10.1016/j.cnsns.2019.04.018
(G.K. Nave, S.D. Ross [2019])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (3D manifold for flat plate) | (NACA-0012 airfoil) | (flying snake airfoil) | (software - ManifoldID at GitHub)

A method for detecting atmospheric Lagrangian coherent structures using a single fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system, Sensors 19, 1607. DOI 10.3390/s19071607
(P.J. Nolan, H.G. McClelland, C.W. Woolsey, S.D. Ross [2019])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article)

Trajectory-free approximation of phase space structures using the trajectory divergence rate, Nonlinear Dynamics 96(1), 685-702. DOI 10.1007/s11071-019-04814-z
(G.K. Nave, P.J. Nolan, S.D. Ross [2019])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (software - ManifoldID at GitHub) | (arXiv)

Coordinated Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) and Ground-Based Weather Measurements to Predict Lagrangian Coherent Structures (LCSs), Sensors 18, 4448. DOI 10.3390/s18124448
(P.J. Nolan, J. Pinto, J. Gonzalez-Rocha, A. Jensen, C.N. Vezzi, S.C.C. Bailey, G. de Boer, C. Diehl, R. Laurence III, C.W. Powers, H. Foroutan, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale III [2018])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (video 1)

Experimental validation of phase space conduits of transition between potential wells, Physical Review E 98, 052214. DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.98.052214
(S.D. Ross, A.E. BozorgMagham, S. Naik, L.N. Virgin [2018])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (pdf + supplement) | (extended abstract) | (related talk) | (video 1) | (video 2) | (video 3) | (software)

A tube dynamics perspective governing stability transitions: An example based on snap-through buckling, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 149, 413-428. DOI 10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2017.10.040
(J. Zhong, L.N. Virgin, S.D. Ross [2018])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article)

Wind-driven spume droplet production and the transport of Pseudomonas syringae from aquatic environments, PeerJ 6:e5663. DOI 10.7717/peerj.5663
(R.B. Pietsch, H. Grothe, R. Hanlon, C.W. Powers, S. Jung, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2018])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (video 1)

Undulation enhances stability, enabling gliding in flying snakes, under review.
(I.J. Yeaton, S.D. Ross, G.A. Baumgardner, J.J. Socha [201-])

Lagrangian data-driven reduced order modeling of finite-time Lyapunov exponents, preprint.
(X. Xie, P.J. Nolan, S.D. Ross, T. Iliescu [201-])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (arXiv)

Discrete-time optimization and safe-trajectory generation for satellite formation flying and proximity operations, preprint.
(K. Tetreault, I. Elliott, S.D. Ross, J. Black [201-])
(pdf) |

Control of gliding in a flying snake-inspired n-chain model, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12, 066002. DOI 10.1088/1748-3190/aa8c2f
(F. Jafari, S. Tahmasian, S.D. Ross, J.J. Socha [2017])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (Supplementary video 1) | (Supplementary video 2)

Tube dynamics and low energy Earth-Moon transfers in the 4-body system, Advances in Space Research 60, 2117-2132. DOI 10.1016/j.asr.2017.07.046
(K. Onozaki, H. Yoshimura, S.D. Ross [2017])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article)

Computational Method for Phase Space Transport with Applications to Lobe Dynamics and Rate of Escape, Regular and Chaotic Dynamics 22(3), 272-297. DOI 10.1134/S1560354717030078
(S. Naik, F. Lekien, S.D. Ross [2017])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (software - Lober at GitHub)

Global dynamics of non-equilibrium gliding in animals, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12, 026013. DOI 10.1088/1748-3190/aa60e2
(I.J. Yeaton, J.J. Socha, S.D. Ross [2017])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (pdf + supplemental info) | (Supplemental info) | (related video)

High-Flying Microbes, Scientific American 316, 40-45. DOI 10.1038/scientificamerican0217-40
(D. Schmale, S. Ross [2017])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article) | (related video) | (related scientific review article) | (related slides)

Geometry of escaping dynamics in nonlinear ship motion, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 47, 48-70. DOI 10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.10.021
(S. Naik, S.D. Ross [2017])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (article)

Tube dynamics and low energy trajectory from the earth to the moon in the coupled three-body system, 6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT), 14-17 March 2016, Darmstadtium, Paper AAS 16-405.
(K. Onozaki, H. Yoshimura, S.D. Ross [2016])
(pdf) | (pdf of slides)

Identification of meteorological predictors of Fusarium graminearum ascospore release using correlation and causality analyses, European Journal of Plant Pathology 145, 483-492. DOI 10.1007/s10658-015-0832-3
(R.F. David, A.E. BozorgMagham, D.G. Schmale, S.D. Ross, L.C. Marr [2016])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (pdf of all Supplementary Material) | (related video)

Comparing Postural Stability Entropy Analyses to Differentiate Fallers and Non-fallers, Annals of Biomedical Engineering 44(5), 1636-1645. DOI 10.1007/s10439-015-1479-0
(P.C. Fino, A.R. Mojdehi, K. Adjerid, M. Habibi, T.E. Lockhart, S.D. Ross [2016])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (related talk)

Local finite-time Lyapunov exponent, local sampling and probabilistic source and destination regions, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 22, 663-677. DOI 10.5194/npg-22-663-2015
(A.E. BozorgMagham, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2015])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (youtube for Fig 7) | (youtube for Fig 12) | (youtube for Fig 15)

Highways in the Sky: Scales of Atmospheric Transport of Plant Pathogens, Annual Review of Phytopathology 53, 591-611. DOI 10.1146/annurev-phyto-080614-115942
(D.G. Schmale, S.D. Ross [2015])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (youtube 1) | (youtube 2) | (related talk)

Set-based optimal control in 3D time-varying velocity fields using alpha-shapes, in preparation
(N.M.W. Sharp, S.D. Ross [201-])
(pdf-draft) | (movie) | (youtube) | (software)

Experimental validation of a long-distance transport model for plant pathogens: application to Fusarium graminearum, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 203, 118-130. DOI 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.12.009
(A.J. Prussin, L.C. Marr, D.G. Schmale, R. Stoll, S.D. Ross [2015])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movie - Lagrangian stochastic model) | (movie - Gaussian plume model) | (permalink)

Atmospheric Lagrangian coherent structures considering unresolved turbulence and forecast uncertainty, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 22(1-3), 964-979. DOI 10.1016/j.cnsns.2014.07.011
(A.E. BozorgMagham, S.D. Ross [2015])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Experimental Determination of Three Dimensional Finite Time Lyapunov Exponents in Multi-Component Flows, Experiments in Fluids 55, 1824. DOI 10.1007/s00348-014-1824-3
(S.G. Raben, S.D. Ross, P.V. Vlachos [2014])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Seasonal associations and atmospheric transport distances of fungi in the genus Fusarium collected with unmanned aerial vehicles and ground-based sampling devices, Atmospheric Environment 94, 385-391. DOI 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.05.043
(B. Lin, S.D. Ross, A.J. Prussin, D.G. Schmale [2014])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

A theoretical analysis of pitch stability during gliding in flying snakes, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 9, 025014. DOI 10.1088/1748-3182/9/2/025014
(F. Jafari, S.D. Ross, P.V. Vlachos, J.J. Socha [2014])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movie - fall) | (movie - glide) | (journal permalink) | (related video)

Estimating the production and release of ascospores from a field-scale source of Fusarium graminearum inoculum, Plant Disease 98, 497-503. DOI 10.1094/PDIS-04-13-0404-RE
(A.J. Prussin, N.A. Szanyi, P.I. Welling, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2014])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Monitoring the long distance transport of Fusarium graminearum from field-scale sources of inoculum, Plant Disease 98, 504-511. DOI 10.1094/PDIS-06-13-0664-RE
(A.J. Prussin, Q. Li, R. Malla, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2014])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Computation of finite time Lyapunov exponents from time resolved particle image velocimetry data, Experiments in Fluids 55, 1638. DOI 10.1007/s00348-013-1638-8
(S.G. Raben, S.D. Ross, P.V. Vlachos [2014])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Real-time prediction of atmospheric Lagrangian coherent structures based on forecast data: An application and error analysis, Physica D 258, 47-60. DOI 10.1016/j.physd.2013.05.003
(A.E. BozorgMagham, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2013])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

A set oriented definition of finite-time Lyapunov exponents and coherent sets, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 18(5), 1106-1126. DOI 10.1016/j.cnsns.2012.09.017
(P. Tallapragada, S.D. Ross [2013])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Small fluctuations in the recovery of fusaria across consecutive sampling intervals with unmanned aircraft 100 m above ground level, Aerobiologia 29(1), 45-54. DOI 10.1007/s10453-012-9261-3
(B. Lin, A. BozorgMagham, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2013])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Topological chaos, braiding and bifurcation of almost-cyclic sets, Chaos 22, 043135. DOI 10.1063/1.4768666
(P. Grover, S.D. Ross, M.A. Stremler, P. Kumar [2012])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (movie 1) | (movie 2) | (movie 3) | (movie 4)

Capturing near-Earth asteroids around Earth, Acta Astronautica 81, 523-531. DOI 10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.07.029
(Z. Hasnain, C.A. Lamb, S.D. Ross [2012])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Detecting and exploiting chaotic transport in mechanical systems. In: S. Banerjee, L. Rondoni, M. Mitra (eds.) Applications of Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics in Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, pp. 155-183, Springer, 2012.
(S.D. Ross, P. Tallapragada [2012])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (book permalink) | (link to our chapter)

Isolates of Fusarium graminearum collected 40-320 meters above ground level cause Fusarium head blight in wheat and produce trichothecene mycotoxins. Aerobiologia 28, 1-11. DOI 10.1007/s10453-011-9206-2
(D.G. Schmale, S.D. Ross, T.L. Fetters, P. Tallapragada, A.K. Wood-Jones, B. Dingus [2012])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Using topological equivalence to discover stable control parameters in biodynamic systems, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 15(8), 875-884. DOI 10.1080/10255842.2011.565413
(M.L. Tanaka and S.D. Ross [2012])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Dynamical Systems, the Three-Body Problem and Space Mission Design, Marsden Books, ISBN 978-0-615-24095-4.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2011])
(description) | (pdf)

Caging the blob: using a slime mold to teach concepts about barriers that constrain the movement of organisms, American Biology Teacher 73(9), 537-541. DOI 10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.6
(C.E. Bohland, D.G. Schmale, S.D. Ross [2011])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (movies)

Lagrangian coherent structures are associated with fluctuations in airborne microbial populations, Chaos 21, 033122. DOI 10.1063/1.3624930
(P. Tallapragada, S.D. Ross, D.G. Schmale [2011])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Topological chaos and periodic braiding of almost-cyclic sets, Physical Review Letters 106, 114101. DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.114101
(M.A. Stremler, S.D. Ross, P. Grover, P. Kumar [2011])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (movie 1) | (movie 2) | (movie 3)

Detection and characterization of transport barriers in complex flows via ridge extraction of the finite time Lyapunov exponent field, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 86, 1163-1174. DOI 10.1002/nme.3101
(C. Senatore and S.D. Ross [2011])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (movie 1) | (movie 2)

The computation of finite-time Lyapunov exponents on unstructured meshes and for non-Euclidean manifolds, Chaos 20, 017505. (Special issue on Lagrangian coherent structures). DOI 10.1063/1.3278516
(F. Lekien and S.D. Ross [2010])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (movie) | (other movies)

Detecting dynamical boundaries from kinematic data in biomechanics, Chaos 20, 017507. (Special issue on Lagrangian coherent structures). DOI 10.1063/1.3267043
(S.D. Ross, M.L. Tanaka, and C. Senatore [2010])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Mathematical modeling and simulation of seated stability, Journal of Biomechanics 43, 906-912. DOI 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.11.006
(M.L. Tanaka, S.D. Ross and M.A. Nussbaum [2010])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (movies)

Optimal capture trajectories using multiple gravity assists, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations 14(12), 4168-4175. DOI 10.1016/j.cnsns.2008.12.009
(S. Jerg, O. Junge, S.D. Ross [2009])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (software)

Evaluation of the threshold of stability for the human spine, Journal of Biomechanics 42(8), 1017-1022. DOI 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.02.008
(M.L. Tanaka, M.A. Nussbaum and S.D. Ross [2009])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Separatrices and basins of stability from time series data: an application to biodynamics, Nonlinear Dynamics 58(1-2), 1-21. DOI 10.1007/s11071-008-9457-9
(M.L. Tanaka and S.D. Ross [2009])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies) | (journal permalink) | (software)

Designing trajectories in a planet-moon environment using the controlled Keplerian map, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics 32(2), 436-443. DOI 10.2514/1.38320
(P. Grover and S.D. Ross [2009])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (Supplementary video 1) | (Supplementary video 2) | (other movies) | (journal permalink) | (software)

Revisiting the stability of 2D passive biped walking: Local behavior, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 237(23), 3038-3045. DOI 10.1016/j.physd.2008.07.008
(J.A. Norris, A.P. Marsh, K.P. Granata, S.D. Ross [2008])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies) | (journal permalink)

Optimal capture trajectories using multiple gravity assists, 2nd Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity, July 28-31, 2008, Porto, Portugal.
(S.D. Ross, S. Jerg, O. Junge [2008])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (software)

Particle segregation by Stokes number for small neutrally buoyant spheres in a fluid, Physical Review E 78, 036308. DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.036308
(P. Tallapragada and S.D. Ross [2008])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies) | (journal permalink)

Locating Separatrices And Basins Of Stability In Biodynamic Systems, ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008-193215.
(M. Tanaka and S.D. Ross [2008])
(extended abstract)

Fuel-efficient navigation in complex flows, Proc. of 2008 American Control Conference, 1244-1248.
(C. Senatore and S.D. Ross [2008])
(abstract) (pdf) | (movies) | (paper permalink)

Designing trajectories in a planet-moon environment using the controlled Keplerian map, 18th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Galveston, Texas
(P. Grover and S.D. Ross [2008])
(pdf) | (software)

Fuel-optimal trajectories in a planet-moon environment using multiple gravity assists, Proc. of 2007 International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics.
(S.D. Ross and P. Grover [2007])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (software) | (Supplementary video 1) | (Supplementary video 2)

Multiple gravity assists, capture, and escape in the restricted three-body problem, SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems 6(3), 576-596.
(S.D. Ross and D.J. Scheeres [2007])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (related talk) | (journal permalink) | (software)

Positive feedback in powered exoskeletons: improved metabolic efficiency at the cost of reduced stability?, Proc. of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 4-7, 2007. Paper DETC2007-35657.
(J.A. Norris, A.P. Marsh, K.P. Granata, S.D. Ross [2007])
(abstract) | (pdf)

Chaotic advection in the restricted four-vortex problem on a sphere, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 223(1), 36-53.
(P.K. Newton and S.D. Ross [2006])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Optimal flapping and rowing strokes for self-propulsion in a perfect fluid, Proc. of 2006 American Control Conference, 4118-4122.
(S.D. Ross [2006])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies) | (talk) | (paper permalink)

The interplanetary transport network, American Scientist 94(3), 230-237.
(S.D. Ross [2006])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (video 1) | (video 2)

Application of tube dynamics to non-statistical reaction processes, Few-Body Systems 38, 167-172.
(F. Gabern, W.S. Koon, J.E. Marsden, S.D. Ross and T. Yanao [2006])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (software)

New methods in celestial mechanics and mission design, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society 43(1), 43-73.
(J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2006])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (software)

Theory and computation of non-RRKM lifetime distributions and rates in chemical systems with three or more degrees of freedom, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 211(3-4), 391-406.
(F. Gabern, W.S. Koon, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2005])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Transport of Mars-crossing asteroids from the quasi-Hilda region, Physical Review Letters 94, 231102.
(Dellnitz, M., O. Junge, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden, K. Padberg, R. Preis, S.D. Ross and B. Thiere [2005])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Transport in dynamical astronomy and multibody problems, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 15, 699-727.
(Dellnitz, M., O. Junge, W.S. Koon, F. Lekien, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden, K. Padberg, R. Preis, S.D. Ross and B. Thiere [2005])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink)

Connecting orbits and invariant manifolds in the spatial restricted three-body problem, Nonlinearity 17, 1571-1606.
(Gomez, G., W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden, J. Masdemont and S.D. Ross [2004])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (related talk) | (journal permalink)

Cylindrical manifolds and tube dynamics in the restricted three-body problem, Ph.D. thesis, California Institute of Technology.
(Ross, S.D. [2004])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (related talk) | (thesis permalink) | (software) | (book)

Geometric mechanics and the dynamics of asteroid pairs, Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1017, 11-38.
(Koon, W.S., J.E. Marsden, S.D. Ross, M.W. Lo, and D.J. Scheeres [2004])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (related talk)

Application of dynamical systems theory to a very low energy transfer, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Conference, Maui, Hawaii, Paper AAS 04-289
(Ross, S.D, W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, and J.E. Marsden [2004])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (Supplementary video 1) | (movies: intermoon transfer)

Design of a multi-moon orbiter, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, 9-13 February 2003, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Paper AAS 03-143
(Ross, S.D, W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, and J.E. Marsden [2003])
(abstract) | (pdf) (Supplementary video 1) | | other movies: inter-moon transfer | Petit grand tour | Earth to Moon

Statistical theory of interior-exterior transition and collision probabilities for minor bodies in the solar system, Libration Point Orbits and Applications (Eds. G Gomez, M.W. Lo and J.J. Masdemont), World Scientific, 2003, pp. 637-652.
(Ross, S.D. [2003]).
(abstract) | (pdf)

Statistical theory of asteroid escape rates, Physical Review Letters 89(1), 011101.
(Jaffe, C., S. D. Ross, M. W. Lo, J. Marsden, D. Farrelly, and T. Uzer [2002])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (journal permalink) | (Supplementary video 1) | (Phys. Rev. Focus article)

Constructing a low energy transfer between Jovian moons, Contemporary Mathematics 292, 129-145.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2002])
(abstract) | (pdf)

Halo orbit mission correction maneuvers using optimal control, Automatica 38(4), 571-583.
(Serban, R., W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden, L.R. Petzold, S.D. Ross and R.S. Wilson [2002])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (Supplementary Youtube video) | (other movies)

Low-Energy Transfer from Near-Earth to Near-Moon Orbit, NASA Tech Brief 26(3).
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2002])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies)

The Lunar L1 Gateway: Portal to the Stars and Beyond, AIAA Space 2001 Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2001.
(Lo, M.W. and S.D. Ross [2001])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies)

Near-Earth Asteroid Mining, Caltech Internal Report
(Ross, S.D. [2001])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (also at National Space Society: Asteroids) | (NSS Space Resources Library) |

Nuclear Thermal Rockets: The Physics of the Fission Reactor, Caltech Internal Report
(Ross, S.D. [2001])
(abstract) | (pdf)

Invariant manifolds, the spatial three-body problem and space mission design, AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Quebec City, Canada, 2001.
(Gomez, G., W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden, J. Masdemont, and S.D. Ross [2001])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies) | Chosen as Best Paper of the Conference

Resonance and capture of Jupiter comets, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 81(1-2), 27-38.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2001])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (Supplementary Youtube video) | | (other comet movies)

Low energy transfer to the moon, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 81(1-2), 63-73.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2001])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies)

Heteroclinic connections between periodic orbits and resonance transitions in celestial mechanics, Chaos, 10(2), 427-469.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2000])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (pdf - author version with nicer figures | (journal permalink) | (Supplementary Youtube video) | (comet movies) | (Jupiter tour movies) | (software) | (book) | (youtube - Oterma (rotating frame)) | (youtube - Oterma (inertial frame))

Dynamical systems, the three-body problem and space mission design, International Conference on Differential Equations, (Eds. B. Fiedler, K. Groger and J. Sprekels), World Scientific, 2000, pp. 1167-1181.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2000])

Shoot the Moon, Spaceflight Mechanics 2000, AAS Vol. 105, Part II, 1017-1030.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [2000])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (movies)

Optimal control for halo orbit missions, Proceedings of IFAC Workshop, Princeton University, New Jersey, 2000, 1-6.
(Serban, R., W.S. Koon, M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden, L.R. Petzold, S.D. Ross and R.S. Wilson [2000])

The Genesis trajectory and heteroclinic connections, Astrodynamics 1999, AAS Vol. 103, Part III, 2327-2343.
(Koon, W.S., M.W. Lo, J.E. Marsden and S.D. Ross [1999])

Low energy interplanetary transfers using invariant manifolds of L1, L2 and halo orbits, AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Monterey, California, 1998, Paper AAS 98-136.
(Lo, M.W. and S.D. Ross [1998])
(abstract) | (pdf) | (Space Flight Mechanics 1998, vol. 99)

Surfing the solar system: invariant manifolds and the dynamics of the solar system, JPL IOM 312/97, 2-4.
(Lo, M.W. and S.D. Ross [1997])

Surfing the interplanetary tides, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 29(3), 1021.
(Ross [1997])
(abstract) | (pdf)

Dynamics of libration point orbits in the Earth-Moon-Sun system, Caltech Internal Report, SURF Program.
(Ross, S.D., A. Lange, M.W. Lo [1995])


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