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This paper presents methods of orbit transfer for small
planetoids from the main belt to the future colonies on Mars using current
technologies. The results show that by using nuclear weapon or even kinetic energy
weapon (for retrograde bodies) asteroids with masses up to about 100 tons can
be moved. Both options assume that asteroid will survive explosion.
This paper presents the
method of solving the equations of motions by evolutionary algorithms. Starting from random trajectory, the solution is obtained by accepting the
mutation if it leads to a better approximations of Newton’s second law. The general
method is illustrated by finding trajectory to the Moon.