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Innovative Orbital Design

Low Energy Interplanetary Trajectories


Innovative Orbital Design, Inc. (IOD) is a small space research company, founded by Dr. Edward Belbruno. IOD specializes in interplanetary trajectories which are low energy, using methods of dynamical systems, with an emphasis on weak stability boundary theory. IOD seeks consultation with space related organizations, and is a regular partner with NASA to research new ways to go to the Moon, and other planets, using innovative trajectory and mission designs, to lower fuel usage.


Innovative research on low energy trajectory design

Research and development of innovative fuel efficient trajectories for spacecraft, specializing in the methods of weak stability boundary theory

Conference Organization

Organizes conferences for astrodynamics and space travel

Lectures and Workshops

Offers technical lectures and workshops to academia and industry on the subject of weak stability boundary theory and how it is used to design fuel efficient transfers


Innovative Orbital Design
PO Box 165
Princeton, NJ 08542