Lunar and Planetary Institute






   


Dr. Al Jackson
Visiting Scientist

Publications

Ejection of Matter and Gravitational Radiation from Orbiting Bodies, R.A. Matzner and A. A. Jackson, Nature, v241, p. 139, 1973.

Was the Tungus Event Due to a Black Hole? A. A. Jackson and M. Ryan, Nature, v245, 88, 1973.

Gravitational Perturbations on the Vaidya Background, Physics Letters, v62a, 141, 1977.

Laser Powered Interstellar Ramjet, D. Whitmire and A. A. Jackson, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, 30, 223, 1977.

Laser Powered Interstellar Rocket, A. A. Jackson and D. Whitmire, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, v31, 335, 1978.

Some Considerations on the Antimatter and Fusion Ram Augmented Interstellar Rocket, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, v33, 117, 1980.

Accretion Shocks as Evidence for Extra-solar Planets, A. A. Jackson and R. M. Killen, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Sept. 1981.

Some applications of Lie groups in astrodynamics, Jackson, A. A. Johnson (Lyndon B.) Space Center Program Research Report 10 p (N86-14078 04-85)1983

Note on the Focusing of Gravitational Radiation, American Journal of Physics, v54, 372, 1984.

Are Periodic Mass Extinctions Driven by a Distant Solar Companion? D. P. Whitmire and A. A. Jackson, Nature, v308, 713, 1984.

Planet X and the Stability of the Resonances in the Neptune-Pluto System, A.A.Jackson and R.M. Killen, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 235, p. 593, 1988.

Infrared Brightness of a Comet Belt Beyond Neptune, A. A. Jackson and R.M.Killen, Earth, Moon and the Planets, vol.42, 41, 1988.

A Solar System Dust Ring with the Earth as its Shepherd, A. A. Jackson and H.A.Zook, Nature, vol. 337, 629, 1988.

Resonant orbital evolution in the putative planetary system of PSR1257 + 12, Malhotra, R.; Black, D.; Eck, A.; Jackson, A., Nature, vol. 356, no. 6370, April 16, 1992, p. 583-585.

Results in Orbital Evolution of Objects in the Geosynchronous Region,L.J.Friesen, A. A Jackson, H.A. Zook and D.J. Kessler, Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, vol. 15, 263, 1992.

Analysis of Orbital Perturbations Acting on Objects in Orbits Near Geosynchronous Earth Orbit ,L.J. Friesen, A.A. Jackson H.A. Zook and D.J. Kessler Journal of Geophysical Research, vol 97, p 3845 - 3863, (1992).

Orbital evolution of dust particles from comets and asteroids, Jackson, A. A.; Zook, H. A., Icarus, vol. 97, no. 1, May 1992, p. 70-84.

Orbital Resonances and Poynting-Robertson drag, Weidenschilling, S. J.; Jackson, A. A., Icarus, vol. 104, no. 2, p. 244-254, 1993

The out-of-plane distribution of zodiacal dust near the earth, Clark, F. O.; Torbett, M. V.; Jackson, A. A.; Price, S. D.; Kennealy, J. P.; Noah, P. V.; Glaudell, G. A.; Cobb, M., Astronomical Journal, vol. 105, no. 3, p. 976-979 ,1993

Numerical simulations of particle orbits around 2060 Chiron, Stern, S. A.; Jackson, A. A.; Boice, D. C. Astronomical Journal (ISSN 0004-6256), vol. 107, no. 2, p. 765-771 ,1994

Radiation Pressure, Poynting-Robertson Drag, and Solar Wind Drag in the Restricted Three-Body Problem, J.C. Liou, H.A. Zook, A.A. Jackson, Icarus, vol. 116 1995

A Fast Propagator to Model Orbital Debris Environment Evolution in the Geosynchronous Region (IAA 95-6.4.05), Karl H. Siebold, Albert A. Jackson IV and Robert C. Reynolds, Space Safety and Rescue 1995, page 279 – 289.

Radiation pressure, Poynting-Robertson drag, and solar wind drag in the restricted three-body problem, Liou, J.-C.; Zook, H. A.; Jackson, A. A., Icarus, vol. 116, p. 186-201 (1995)

A symplectic map for geosynchronous orbit propagation Jackson, Albert A. In, Spaceflight mechanics 1996; Proceedings of the 6th AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Conference, Austin, TX, Feb. 12-15, 1996; San Diego, CA, Univelt, Inc. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. vol. 93, pt. 2), 1996, p. 1671-1682

Unified analytical solutions to two-body problems with drag, Breiter, S.; Jackson, A. A., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 299, Issue 1, pp. 237-243

Post-mission disposal options for upper stages, Eichler, Peter; Reynolds, Robert C.; Zhang, Jingchang; Bade, Anette; Jackson, A. A.; Johnson, Nicholas L.; McNamara, Roger, Proc. SPIE Vol. 3116, p. 221-234, Small Spacecraft, Space Environments, and Instrumentation Technologies, Firooz A. Allahdadi; E. Kane Casani; Timothy D. Maclay; Ed, 1997

Options for Postmission Disposal of Upper Stages (IAA 97-6.5.02), R. Reynolds, P. Eichler, A. Bade, A. Jackson, K. Siebold, Nicholas Johnson and Roger McNamara, Space Safety and Rescue, 1997.

Nasa/JSC Orbital Debris Models Johnson, N.; Christiansen, E.; Reynolds, R.; Matney, M.; Zhang, J.-C.; Eichler, P.; Jackson, A. Second European Conference on Space Debris, Organised by ESA, held 17-19 March, 1997, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany (1997), ESA-SP 393., p. 225

The Historical Contribution of Solid Rocket Motors to the One Centimeter Debris Population, Jackson, A.; Eichler, P.; Potter, R. Reynolds A.; Johnson, N. Second European Conference on Space Debris, ESA-SP 393., p. 27900, 1997

Breakup Model Update at NASA/JSC (IAA 98-6.3.02), Anette Bade, Albert A. Jackson, Robert C. Reynolds, Peter Eichler, Paula Krisko, Mark Matney, Phillip D. Anz-Meador and Nicholas L. Johnson, Space Safety and Rescue, 1998, p125

Orbital Evolution of Retrograde Interplanetary Dust Particles and Their Distribution in the Solar System,
Liou, Jer-Chyi; Zook, Herbert A.; Jackson, A. A., Icarus, Volume 141, Issue 1, p. 13-28, 1999

The Capture of Interstellar Dust: The Pure Poynting-Robertson Case , A. A, Jackson, Planetary and Space Science, Volume 49, Issue 5, p. 417-424.

Conference Presentations and Posters

Canonical Unitary Transformation Correspondence and Relativistic Wave Equations, R. E. Budwine, and A. A. Jackson IV, American Physical Society Meeting, 1967.

Accretion Heating of Neptune Jackson, A. A., IV; Matese, J. J.; Whitmire, D. P. American Astronomical Society Meeting, Houston, Texas, 1985

Long term evolution of interplanetary dust particle: Precision orbit generation with the Everhart-Radau integrator, A.A. Jackson, CDCF Workshop, Mackinnon and Carey eds., LPI Report 88-05.

A Solar System Dust Ring: The Earth as Its Shepherd, A.A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 19th Lunar and Planetary Science meeting, Houston. Texas, March 1988.

A Solar system Dust Ring, A.A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 20th Division of Planetary Science (DPS) meeting Austin, Texas, Oct. 1988.

Resonance Trapping of Comet and Asteroid Dust Particles by the Earth and Mars, A. A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 20th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference meeting March 1989.

Long Time orbital Evolution of Dust from Comet Encke, A.A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 21st DPS meeting, Providence R.I., Nov. 1989.

Long Time Orbital Dynamics of Dust Grains from Comets Encke and Halley, A. A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 21st Lunar and Planetary Science Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 1990.

Long term orbital dynamics of dust grains in the Solar System, A. A. Jackson, American Astronomical Society Division of Dynamical Astronomy, Austin, Texas, April 1990.

Results in orbital evolution of objects in the geosynchronous region Friesen, Larry Jackson, Albert A., IV Zook, Herbert A. Kessler, Donald J. AIAA, NASA, and DOD, Orbital Debris Conference: Technical Issues and Future Directions, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 16-19, 1990.

Dust Particles from Asteroids and Comets – Evolved Orbital Characteristics, A. A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 22nd Division of Planetary Sciences Meeting, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1990.

Comets and Asteroids: Parent Daughter Relationships, A. A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 22nd Lunar and Planetary Science Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 1991.

Dust particles from Comets and Asteroids Collected at the Earth’s Orbit: Parent-Daughter Relationships. A. A. Jackson and Zook, H. A., Asteroids, Comets and Meteors meeting, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1991.

Spatial Density Structure of Planet-Shepherded Interplanetary Dust, A. A. Jackson and Zook, H. A., 23rd Lunar and Planetary Sciences Meeting, March 1992.

Constraints on the putative companions to PSR1257+12 Malhotra, R,Black, D, Eck, A States)/Jackson, A. In its Twenty-Third Lunar and Planetary Science Conference p 36

Interior Resonance Trapping of Dust Particles from Comets and Asteroids, A.A. Jackson and Zook, H. A., 23rd Division of Planetary Sciences meeting, November 1992, Palo Alto California

Long Time orbital Evolution of Dust from Retrograde Comets Halley and Temple-Tuttle, A.A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 24th Division of Planetary Sciences Meeting, October 1992, Munich, Germany.

Orbital Evolution of Dust from comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1: A case of One to One Resonance Trapping, A.A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, 24th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 1993.

H. A., Dust Orbital Evolution from Outside the Orbit of Jupiter, A.A. Jackson and Zook 25th Division of Planetary Sciences Meeting, October 1993, Boulder, Colorado.

Dust Evolution from Comets and Asteroids: Their Velocities at Earth Orbit Intersection, A. A. Jackson and H. A. Zook, March 1994, 25th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

A fast propagator to model orbital debris environment evolution in the geosynchronous region, Siebold, Karl H. , Jackson, Albert A., IV , Reynolds, Robert C. IAF, International Astronautical Congress, 46th, Oslo, Norway, Oct. 2-6, 1995

Distribution of Retrograde Cometary Dust Particles in the Solar System Liou, J.-C.; Zook, H. A.; Jackson, A. A. 29th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 16-20, 1998

Lommel functions in some drag-perturbed problems Breiter, Slawomir; Jackson, Albert A. Impact of Modern Dynamics in Astronomy, Colloquium 172 of the International Astronomical Union, Namur (Belgium) 6-11 July 1998.

Poynting-Robertson Drag Capture of Interstellar Particles Jackson, A. A. American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #31 1999

Dust Ejected from Long Period Comets: Orbital Evolution. Jackson, A. A. American Astronomical Society, DPS Meeting 2001

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