## A study of the accurate re-entry and precision landing of an orbital earth satellite, Volume 1 |

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accuracy aerodynamic altitude angle of attack azimuth comparison components computed Continuum flow control force control thrust density descent trajectory determine disorbiting drag coefficient dynamic pressure earth's atmosphere effects equations of motion error flight path angle flow theory formulation free-molecule flow gravitational guidance equations guidance system heat hypersonic drag hypersonic speeds impact dispersion impact point impulse inertial initial conditions latitude lift force limit cycle Mach number magnitude maneuvering capability mean free path misses earth molecules negative lift nominal trajectory oblateness obtained orbital elements orbiting satellite payload Peak Deceleration Perigee perturbations phase plane coordinate plane coordinate system plotted positive lift possible predicted problem re-emission re-entry angle re-entry conditions re-entry vehicle reduce requirements retro-rocket thrust roll control system roll rate roll system rotating shaping network surface system is actuated thrust vector TRAJECTORY ANALYSIS trajectory equations uncertainties variations vector vehicle configuration velocity weight