## Environmental dynamics at orbital altitudes, Volume 2765 |

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### Contents

INTRODUCTION | 1 |

AERODYNAMIC LIFT EFFECT ON SATELLITE | 31 |

A SPHERE DRAG BRIDGING RELATIONSHIP | 50 |

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accelerometer accurate aerodynamic forces aerodynamic lift aerodynamic properties altitude angle of attack angle of orientation ascent and descent atmo atmospheric rotation Bailey and Hiatt bridging relationship Brownian motion constant continuum density and temperature Density Profiles descent trajectory determined DIMENSION drag coefficient drag data drag equation drag force eccentricities employed error exospheric experimental factor falling sphere data flat plate flights force acting FORMAT free molecule drag free molecule flow function gas molecules gas surface interaction given Huntsville influence Karr Knudsen Number Kwajalein lift effects lift forces mean free path method of analysis molecular weight orbit perturbation orbit plane particles perigee passage proposed pure drag range results obtained Reynold's number satellite aerodynamics satellite orbit satellite velocity Space specular sphere drag coefficient spherical spin axis surface interaction parameters Temperature and Density theory transition flow regime transition regime U. S. Standard velocity vector wind zero