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This paper discusses questions of using laser reactive thrust for conducting flights of spacecraft both in near-earth orbit and in interplanetary flights as a corrective propulsion plant with an aerospace laser reactive engine.

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  5. A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).
  6. W. Larson and F. B. Mead, “Energy conversion in laser propulsion,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 170 (2002).
    [CrossRef]
  7. A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
    [CrossRef]
  8. V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
    [CrossRef]
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  14. Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

2009

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

2007

Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Laser reactive thrust. Review of research,” Opt. Zh. 74, No. 8, 20 (2007) Yu. A. Rezunkov[J. Opt. Technol. 74, 526 (2007)].

Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Laser reactive thrust. Review of research,” Opt. Zh. 74, No. 8, 20 (2007) Yu. A. Rezunkov[J. Opt. Technol. 74, 526 (2007)].

2005

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003

J. T. Kare, “Vehicle and system concepts for laser orbital maneuvering and interplanetary propulsion,” AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 662 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002

W. Larson and F. B. Mead, “Energy conversion in laser propulsion,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 170 (2002).
[CrossRef]

1984

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

1976

F. V. Bunkin and A. M. Prokhorov, “Using a laser energy source to create reactive thrust,” Usp. Fiz. Nauk 119, 425 (1976).

Ageichik, A. A.

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).

Bunkin, F. V.

F. V. Bunkin and A. M. Prokhorov, “Using a laser energy source to create reactive thrust,” Usp. Fiz. Nauk 119, 425 (1976).

Duboshin, G. N.

G. N. Duboshin, Celestial Mechanics. Analytical and Qualitative Methods (Nauka, Moscow, 1964).

Egorov, M. S.

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).

Fujita, Kazuhisa

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Golger, A. L.

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

Golikov, N.

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ivanov, V.

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kare, J. T.

J. T. Kare, “Vehicle and system concepts for laser orbital maneuvering and interplanetary propulsion,” AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 662 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Kisara, Kisara

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Klimovskii, I. I.

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

Kmetik, Viliam

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Komurasaki, K.

K. Komurasaki, “Beamed-energy propulsion,” in Proceedings of International Symposium, Huntsville, Alabama, 2002, ed. A.Pakhomov (AIP Conf. Proc., New York, 2003), vol. 664.

Larson, W.

W. Larson and F. B. Mead, “Energy conversion in laser propulsion,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 170 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Mead, F. B.

W. Larson and F. B. Mead, “Energy conversion in laser propulsion,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 170 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Nakano, Masakatsu

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Niino, Masayuki

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Ohnishi, Mitsuru

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Ostapenko, S. A.

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Ponomarev, N. B.

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Prokhorov, A. M.

F. V. Bunkin and A. M. Prokhorov, “Using a laser energy source to create reactive thrust,” Usp. Fiz. Nauk 119, 425 (1976).

Rachuk, V. S.

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Rebrov, S. G.

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Repina, E. V.

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

Rezunkov, Yu. A.

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Laser reactive thrust. Review of research,” Opt. Zh. 74, No. 8, 20 (2007) Yu. A. Rezunkov[J. Opt. Technol. 74, 526 (2007)].

Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Laser reactive thrust. Review of research,” Opt. Zh. 74, No. 8, 20 (2007) Yu. A. Rezunkov[J. Opt. Technol. 74, 526 (2007)].

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).

Safronov, A. L.

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).

Stepanov, V. V.

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).

Tanji, Yasunori

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

Yu. Guterman, V.

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

AIP Conf. Proc.

J. T. Kare, “Vehicle and system concepts for laser orbital maneuvering and interplanetary propulsion,” AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 662 (2003).
[CrossRef]

W. Larson and F. B. Mead, “Energy conversion in laser propulsion,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 664, 170 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Ageichik, M. S. Egorov, S. A. Ostapenko, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Model tests of aerospace laser propulsion engine,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 766, 183 (2004).
[CrossRef]

V. S. Rachuk, V. Yu. Guterman, V. Ivanov, S. G. Rebrov, N. Golikov, N. B. Ponomarev, and Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Experimental investigations of laser propulsion by using gas-dynamic laser,” in Beamed Energy Propulsion, AIP Conf. Proc. 830, 48 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow)

A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ, “Lasers with pumping by solar radiation (A review),” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 11, 233 (1984) A. L. Golger and I. I. Klimovskiĭ[Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 14, 164 (1984)].

Opt. Zh.

Yu. A. Rezunkov, “Laser reactive thrust. Review of research,” Opt. Zh. 74, No. 8, 20 (2007) Yu. A. Rezunkov[J. Opt. Technol. 74, 526 (2007)].

Usp. Fiz. Nauk

F. V. Bunkin and A. M. Prokhorov, “Using a laser energy source to create reactive thrust,” Usp. Fiz. Nauk 119, 425 (1976).

Zh. Tekh. Fiz.

A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov, “Detonation of CHO working substances in a laser jet engine,” Zh. Tekh. Fiz. 79, No. 3, 76 (2009) A. A. Ageĭchik, E. V. Repina, Yu. A. Rezunkov, and A. L. Safronov[Tech. Phys. 54, 402 (2009)].

Other

“Artificial earth satellites,” http://ysc.sm.bmstu.ru/rus/microsat/news.html.

“Advanced project of a manned expedition to Mars,” Web site: http://www.cruiser.ru/rus/avanproject2.php.

G. N. Duboshin, Celestial Mechanics. Analytical and Qualitative Methods (Nauka, Moscow, 1964).

A. A. Ageĭchik, M. S. Egorov, Yu. A. Rezunkov, A. L. Safronov, and V. V. Stepanov, “Aerospace laser reactive engine,” Russian Patent 2 266 420 (2003).

Masayuki Niino, Masakatsu Nakano, Mitsuru Ohnishi, Kisara Kisara, Kazuhisa Fujita, Viliam Kmetik and Yasunori Tanji, “LE-NET and multi-purpose laser propulsion system,” AIAA Paper No. 2176 (2002).

K. Komurasaki, “Beamed-energy propulsion,” in Proceedings of International Symposium, Huntsville, Alabama, 2002, ed. A.Pakhomov (AIP Conf. Proc., New York, 2003), vol. 664.

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