Earth Flyby Anomalies
Nieto, Michael Martin
Anderson, John D.
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.