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Apply Forces Such That The Satellite Reaches A Given Point In Space


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The problem is the following: 

 

 - let's say we have a miniaturized satellite*, X; 

 - we know its position, velocity, acceleration, the forces applied at

   any given moment; 

 - we also know its mass, its dimensions etc; 

 - the satellite tries to approach a point in space, let's say A(x, y, z).

 

   The question is: what forces (xf, yf, zf) should we apply to our

   satellite at any moment, such that the satellite reaches and stops at

   point A.

 

(*) A satellite is a SPHERES (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPHERES). We don't need to worry about gravitaty. The satellites move by ejecting CO2.

Edited by valak
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