Earth Flyby Anomalies

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Nieto, Michael Martin ; Anderson, John D. (2009)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.3248495
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Physics - Space Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics

In a reference frame fixed to the solar system's center of mass, a satellite's energy will change as it is deflected by a planet. But a number of satellites flying by Earth have also experienced energy changes in the Earth-centered frame -- and that's a mystery.
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